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Turkey ruining its cultural heritage, one building at a time

Istanbul’s Galata Tower has survived earthquakes and the fall of empires, but the monument has been unable to withstand the jackhammer of the Turkish Ministry of Culture. On August 12, video footage of two restoration workers jackhammering the 14th-century structure sparked outrage and sent concerned citizens flocking to the site. Mahir Polat, head of the […]