The NYT piece on “Saturday Mothers”: “Turkey Clamps Down on a Group Erdogan Once Championed: Grieving Mothers…

A group of mothers held weekly vigils for missing sons for years, and Recep Tayyip Erdogan once vowed to help. But the government recently banned the rallies, a sign, critics said, of rising authoritarianism.
All football games of the amateur league in the western Turkish province of İzmir have been canceled ahead of the expected landfall of Medicane, the first hurricane in Turkey’s modern history.

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