The flooding of Hasankeyf

A massive dam project begun in the 1950s is now reaching completion, and the subsequent filling of the reservoir created by the dam threatens to drown this ancient Turkish town, and force its current residents to abandon it.

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Dam Project Threatens to Submerge Thousands of Years of Turkish History

By Tim Arango; Photographs by Samuel Aranda

The New York Times

September 2, 2016

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