A black & white murder in Istanbul

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Cihat Aktas, a 16 years old football fan, yellow framed in the picture, was stabbed to death during the latest match of Besiktas, whose club colors are black and white…
Fight, assault and even murder, all loom large as typically localized versions of personal communication attitudes in the daily life of Istanbul…
Growing rates of poverty, unemployment and hopelessness lead people to unethical manners of making a survival, such as hooliganism, street crimes and bag-snatching (�kap ka� in Turkish)…
As time goes by, most of the local people in Istanbul tend to be more cruel and rude against each other… Unequalty and aimlessness prevail…

1 Comment so far

  1. berivan (unregistered) on November 25th, 2004 @ 12:49 am

    i’ve heard on the news today that this picture doesn’t belong to the boy who hass actually died. somehow, the real boy is near the place because the fight started round that part of the stand.



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