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Dubaification Of Istanbul: Amid Building Boom, Gypsies Of Sulukule Forced From Homes

GlobalPost.com | Iason Athanasiadis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

ISTANBUL -- They lived for almost 1,000 years around the remains of Istanbul's Byzantine walls. But when they were forced to leave, the gypsies of Sul...

Belly Dancers' Homes Bulldozed For Turkish Condos

Bloomberg | Seda Sezer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Sukru Punduk says his family has lived in Sulukule, Istanbul's Gypsy quarter, for six centuries and he won't be driven out by laptop-carrying, strolle...