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Executions and Circumcisions in Istanbul’s Blue Mosque

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Merhaba friends! A boy in a feathery white cape and pointed hat darts past me holding a camera in both hands. He looks about seven and his feet are bare, as per the rules of the mosque. The boy’s rumpled vest and shiny white pants signify that today is his sünnet party. He will be circumcised by day’s end. Continue Reading

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