‘Women are entrusted to men.’ ‘It’s not over until I say it is over.’ The first sentence belongs to Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. He said it while talking about the brutal murder of Özgecan Aslan. The second belongs to an ordinary male citizen in Turkey, uttered when his female partner asks to part ways.
To be frank, nobody expected tension to surface so soon in relations between Turkish President Tayyip Erdoğan and Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu
‘Who is guilty when someone is harassed if we close our eyes on excessiveness?’ the vice principal reportedly asked her students