“ Town of suicide “

In a little town called Batman in east Turkey are many cases of suicide. Salina Demir, 18 years, hanged herself. She didn´t want to marry an 60 year old man to be his third wife. Shirin tried to kill herself with the pharmaceuticals of her parents. Her neighbor, an 18 year old girl, shot herself in the henhouse. She coud decide wether to kill herself or to be killed by her brother and was asked if she wants her brother gonig to jail? 2005 the European Union pushed the Turkish to raise the penalty for honor killings. Since then honor killings are often covered as a suicide.
Sirin, 26 years old, tried to kill herself with the pharmaceuticals of her parents. Sirin, 26 years old, tried to kill herself with the pharmaceuticals of her parents. She escapes from getting married by caring for her old parents. She escapes from getting married by caring for her old parents. The grave of Saliha Demir.She didn´t want to marry an 60 year old man. So she hanged herself. The grave of Saliha Demir.She didn´t want to marry an 60 year old man. So she hanged herself. Batman Belediyesi cimetary. Young girls come from praying there at the end of Ramadam. Batman Belediyesi cimetary. Young girls come from praying there at the end of Ramadam. Mosque in Batman. Evening prayer in the womens area. Mosque in Batman. Evening prayer in the womens area. Mosque in Batman. Evening prayer in the womens area. Mosque in Batman. Evening prayer in the womens area. Schoolchildren in front of the Mosque in Batman. Schoolchildren in front of the Mosque in Batman. Saadet Becerikli, president of IHD Batman, aid organization. Saadet Becerikli, president of IHD Batman, aid organization. Emel Gifici grew up in Bismil. She knows that she can be glad because her parents are open minded. Emel Gifici grew up in Bismil. She knows that she can be glad because her parents are open minded. Emel and her family.
She has eight sisters. Emel and her family. She has eight sisters. Emel playing in the culture club Batman with her band ' no pain no more '. Emel playing in the culture club Batman with her band ' no pain no more '. The audience is just men. The audience is just men. Suburb of Batman. View from the Faith Mahallesi social center. Suburb of Batman. View from the Faith Mahallesi social center. Faith Mahallesi social center.Poor people can line up for food here.
But Faith Mahallesi social center.Poor people can line up for food here. But Emel is helping to readout food. Emel is helping to readout food. The policeman is trying to get the queue under control. The policeman is trying to get the queue under control.

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