Jan 02 2019

Barbaros Şansal tells his story to AhvalPod two years after being greeted by a lynch mob on Istanbul Airport's runway

Here are some highlights from the Ahvalpod interview and the recording is below:

International fashion designer @barbarosansalfn tells his story to AhvalPod two years after being greeted by a lynch mob on the runway as he arrived at Istanbul Airport 

Barbaros Şansal, a fashion designer, recounts his two-month stint in Turkish prison for a short video he posted on New Year’s Eve in 2016/2017

Two years since @barbarosansalfn was attacked by a mob of Istanbul Airport ground staff, Turkish prosecutors have yet to bring the case to court

Two years after he faced a lynch mob on the runway at Istanbul Airport, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) still avoids Barbaros Sansal's inquiries due to IATA's ties to THY

Whenever THY posts publicity tweets, Barbaros Şansal responds with reminders to Twitter users of how he was attacked by a mob of the company’s staff at Istanbul airport apron 2 years ago

Living in Turkey feels like living in the middle of a war - Fashion designer and HR activist Barbaros Şansal joins from Turkey

Turkey sharply divided into pieces by the current government – human rights activist and prominent Turkish fashion designer @barbarosansalfn tells Ahval

Turks cannot commemorate May 1st, Gezi park in Taksim but Syrians can celebrate new year.