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Mesopotamia Agency, Turkey's largest Kurdish news outlet, is often at odds with the government’s narrative about its longtime struggle against the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK).

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Sadık Topaloğlu, center, sits in the newsroom with two of his colleagues. He leads the Istanbul bureau, one of eight Mesopotamia Agency offices around the country. 


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