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Transforming an Istanbul community


Drastic change is sweeping a neighborhood for some of Istanbul's poorest, including refugees and ethnic minorities, as part of a massive urban renewal plan. A project to gentrify Tarlabasi community promises to bring back its old glory and transform it into a world-class district. But as Natalie Carney reports, residents there are torn between holding on to what’s left of the past and embracing change.

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Transforming an Istanbul community


Drastic change is sweeping a neighborhood for some of Istanbul's poorest, including refugees and ethnic minorities, as part of a massive urban renewal plan. A project to gentrify Tarlabasi community promises to bring back its old glory and transform it into a world-class district. But as Natalie Carney reports, residents there are torn between holding on to what’s left of the past and embracing change.

 

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TRANSFORMING AN ISTANBUL COMMUNITY CREDITS

Journalist: Natalie Carney

Cameraman: Mark Esplin and Halis Baltaci

Producer: Vehbi Bas

Editor: Natalie Carney

Music: Turku Nomads Of The Silk Road - Panceresi Yola Karsi

 

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Graveyard dwellers in the Philippines


The Philippines has one of the highest rates of homelessness in the world. In urban areas, many homeless Filipinos live on the streets or in the slums. But some also find refuge in graveyards, sharing space with the dead. In Cebu city, Cheryl Boholano spent time in a cemetery that’s home to hundreds of families with no roofs above their heads.

Graveyard dwellers in the Philippines


The Philippines has one of the highest rates of homelessness in the world. In urban areas, many homeless Filipinos live on the streets or in the slums. But some also find refuge in graveyards, sharing space with the dead. In Cebu city, Cheryl Boholano spent time in a cemetery that’s home to hundreds of families with no roofs above their heads.

 

Watch the story below:

 

CEMETERY DWELLERS IN THE PHILIPPINES CREDITS

Producer : Cheryl Baldicantos

Cameramen : Chester Baldicantos; Alchan Pahuway, John D.

Grip: Paul Boholano