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The Council of State has approved the cancellation of the controversial urban transformation project in Istanbul’s Sulukule neighborhood, which was historically populated by Roma people, years after the project was completed.
The State Council approved the court decision canceling the Sulukule neighborhood project that displaced Romany citizens.
The saddest story of urban transformation in Istanbul is Sulukule. This neighborhood is known as the one of the oldest Roma settlements in the world.
The Consulate General of Greece in Istanbul and Columbia Global Centers Turkey will host the “Blue Voyagers: the Art of Romare Bearden and Bedri Rahmi Eyüboğlu” exhibition from April 15 to May 17 at Istanbul’s Sismanoglio Megaro.

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