NORTH KURDISTAN (TURKEY)
|In Turkey, Kemal Kilicdaroglu, the leader of the largest opposition party, began a march to Istanbul from Ankara to protest the widening crackdown on dissent.
|Thousands of people in both cities protested the 25-year jail sentence handed to a prominent opposition lawmaker on espionage charges. Above, a protest in Ankara.
|Separately, a Turkish court sentenced a United Nations war crimes judge to jail on terrorism charges.
|Our magazine looks at how President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has used the construction of mosques to further his agenda and provide economic stimulus.