A dark-haired fragile woman, Saadet Ozcan, burst into tears of relief when her three-years struggle received its first reward: the re-arrest of an ex-school principal charged with a mass sexual abuse in a small Aegean village  

In the wake of İzmir’s Europe Day celebrations, Erospolis takes a look at how İzmir, the city that considers itself Turkey’s most European spot, feels about the European Union.

What fools we were as we struggled for equal rights at home and work, in word and deed!

Karşıyaka Municipality’s March 8 posters, which cap sentences by AKP members with the slogan “none of your business,” coincide with Davutoğlu’s first post-election visit to İzmir. But it is President Erdoğan who subs campaign.

A trip to Paris a year after Charlie Hebdo shows how Parisians are hit but not sunk.   The weather is freezing but who cares? The women of Paris stride in down-coats or luxurious furs out through the sales; long lines wait before the top two exhibitions, “The Images of Prostitution” at the Musée d’Orsay […]

A pensive figure with white socks and nose in buried in a book… No, it’s not Audrey Hepburn in “Funny Face,” a 1957 Hollywood classic, or Michael Jackson re-reading “Peter Pan.” It’s the new face of Turkish nationalists… At least, that is what the “White Socks Movement” and the “Idealist Hearts” (Ülkü Ocakları), which has […]