By Others

  • The Armenian Don Quixote

    The stone tower he commissioned is one of his latest whims. Like a watch tower, it offers a splendid view of the domes of the old Greek churches in the hill town of Şirince and the only paved road leading up to it from the......

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  • The Salvation of Şirince

    It was around 20 years ago that I first went to Şirince to visit Sevan. I was met by an old Greek village, charming but a little unkempt. Many of its buildings were on the verge of collapse, and new buildings had been put up......

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  • The Unbearable Silence in the face of Sevan Nişanyan’s Imprisonment

    Sait Çetinoglu discusses the targeting of Sevan Nisanyan, imprisoned Armenian writer from Turkey, by the Turkish state. The process that started with his criticism of the Turkish republic in his book Wrong Republic continues up to his imprisonment d...

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