Tackling the slum timebomb

 Zeyrek residents look at some strategies to improve their decaying slum neighbourhood

Rising above the burnt out tenements and rubble-filled wastelands of Istanbul’s worst slum, Zeyrek mosque offers a reminder of better days.

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