Delayed justice for İstanbul’s Sulukule… Istanbul news roundup…

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.

Old Haunt of US Spies Becomes a Playground for Istanbul’sElite

“We were partying all the time,” said Ayse Ozakinci, who was a librarian for four decades in the imposing structure, the American Consulate in Istanbul.

It was five years ago this week that I returned to Istanbul. The story behind that return is worth a look back. Initially, I had arrived the previous autumn
Ottoman architect Sinan exhibition opens in Istanbul

An exhibition on Turkey’s first architect Mimar Sinan, who shaped Ottoman Empire architecture in the 16th century, opened on Friday in Istanbul to …
Environmental activists risk jail over Istanbul protests

…utors charged them with public order offences over protests against the construction of a mosque in Istanbul last year, judicial sources said April 9

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