CNNi: ISIS leadership involved in Istanbul attack planning, Turkish source says

I contributed to this report as freelance journalist.
“The terrorists rented an apartment in the Fatih district of Istanbul, where one of the attackers left behind his passport, the Turkish government source said.
The attack was “extremely well planned with ISIS leadership involved,” the source said.
Turkish police visited the Fatih area and showed neighbors video and photographs of three men they say are believed to have carried out the attack, residents said.”

Video Interview:”Can Northern Ireland Peace Process used as a model for Kurdish Conflict in Turkey?”

I was among the 110 Journalists invited to participate EYMD and EYE which was held by European Parliament in Strasbourg and had a chance to interview with the vice president Mairead McGuinness.

In this small piece I am questioning:

“Can Northern Ireland Peace Process used as a model for Kurdish Conflict in Turkey?”

published by an independent online magazine named Neynik that adopts “Peace Journalism” as editorial policy, focusing on conflict and resolution news.

Kuzey İrlanda Barış Süreci Türkiye’deki Kürt Sorunu için Model Oluşturabilir Mi? from Neynik on Vimeo.

TIME: Alan Kurdi’s Story: Behind The Most Heartbreaking Photo of 2015

Contributed to this video story as freelance line producer and reporter.

“In the early hours of Sept. 2, the family crowded onto a small inflatable boat on the beach of Bodrum, Turkey. A few minutes into the journey to Greece, the dinghy capsized. Alan, his older brother Ghalib and his mother Rihanna all drowned, joining the more than 3,600 other refugees who died in the eastern Mediterranean this year.”

click to continue with the original report.

maumau production: on the traces of abrıskil documentary

Contributed to this project as video editor and post production supervisor.

the video documentary “on the traces of abrıskil” is focusing on the socio-cultural and political motives of the north caucasian region in the case of abkhazia by also following the myths and rituals which constructs the basic facts of the community.

click here to visit the official page

below you can watch the teaser

On the Traces Of Abrıskil Teaser from maumau on Vimeo.

Transterra Media: Drowning Civilizations: Turkey Dams Threaten Villages in Mesopotamia

Directed, edited and produced this documentary for Transterra Media.

“The ancient village of Hasankeyf, located in southeast Turkey is said to be one of the oldest continually inhabited settlements in the world. Situated on the banks of the Tigris river, this picturesque village has settlement activity and artifacts pre-dating the Mesopotamian era. However, in 2015, that history, and the entire village, is set to be drowned when South West Anatolia (GAP) Dam project activates its latest installment and creates a large water reservoir that will engulf the village.”

click here to see the original piece.