translator of turkish. phd student in cultural anthropology.

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Lo sivano, 'kine em'? — Hey Sivan, who are we?

By Irfan Aktan

"From the 1980s until the end of the 1990s, the soldiers who raided the villages would request three things from the villagers whom they gathered in the square: “The location of the fugitives, the weapons, and the cassettes!” While the fugitives, who were avoiding capture for helping the PKK, took the weapons up the mountains, the cassettes of Kurdish artists were hidden under the ground."

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