Murat Cinar

One of the sons of Constantine, was born in 1981. Fruit of love of an immigrant couple in the former Ottoman city, she from Sebastia (Turkey) he from Batum (Georgia). Raised two steps away from the old Pera, between the Armenian and Jewish cultures. Big passion for photography, cinema, politics and inevitably journalism. After a short academic adventure in International Finance he landed in Italy back in 2001, first in Siena then in Turin, with the desire to study journalism, but he ended up attending Cinema and Television. He specializes in shooting and editing videos, photography and, lately, web marketing. Occasionally he writes in Turkey for the national magazine KaosGL, for the national daily Birgun and for various independent news portals such as Bianet and Sendika. In Italy he wrote for Il Manifesto and the monthly E-il mensile. He is one of the founders of the Glob011 monthly freepress, he worked for BabelMed and Prospettive Altre. Currently has collaborations with Pressenza and Caffè dei Giornalisti. As long as he can get a little oxygen out of the city and a few hours free from work, he tries to write stories, frequenrly ironic ones, taken from what he observes and experiences. He tries to enrich his journey with Shiatsu, TaiChi and the passion for Fenerbahçe.

Lesbos. O campo de refugiados de Pikpa e a carta de Mina

Poucos dias antes da evacuação do campo de Pikpa, uma das residentes, Mina, escreveu uma carta que foi publicada no Facebook. A carta foi traduzida do idioma farsi para o inglês, com a ajuda da professora de Mina (uma voluntária…