Death of a student sparks debate on religious community-run housing in Turkey

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“turning in on myself” by creating in the dark is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 Content notice: This article contains mentions of suicide, murder, and mental health issues. Enes Kara, 19, was a second-year medical student at Elazığ Fırat University Medical Faculty. On January 11, Kara committed suicide. In a video recording the 19-year-old left behind, he explained the unbearable compulsory indoctrination at the student housing his family sent him to live in, and the lack of hope for his future. “I have lost my entire joy for life and enthusiasm in the situation that I have found myself in,” Kar…

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