Yeni Tarlabası 360 project aims to destroy this poor district in order to rebuild new houses and hostels for tourists. Tarlabası is located near the famous Istiklal street. The perfect location might be a "good economic reason" for the Erdogan government to force Tarlabası people to leave their houses. Most of them are migrants, Kurdish or syrian refugees and don't have money to survive. Despite this context, I always find myself so happy to meet people overthere. Kind and smiling, they seem to be glad that we show some interests for their daily life among mass destruction. While policemen show violence everytime you try to get closer to the barriers.

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