Since 2007, the Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus has been conducting excavations in the Kyrenia Mountains with the hopes of returning the remains of Greek and Turkish Cypriots to their respective families.
Approximately one million people in Turkey are hired as seasonal workers every year. They are severely exploited, working for very low wages without any insurance. Most of them are Kurdish and underage.
In April 1915, amid the mass killings and expulsion of the Armenian population from Anatolia, Gülnaz Bingöl’s great-grandfather witnessed the execution of 99 Armenians by the sacred tree as a militiaman.