Kerem Mamut with his son, Babur, wife Wang Yi and daughter Yadigar in Istanbul. Photo: Helene Franchineau

Uygur restaurateur from Xinjiang, detained in Turkey for suspected terror links, wary of China’s reach

  • Kerem Mamut was held for three months in Turkey deportation centres
  • He was suspected of communicating with two people who had links to a terrorist organisation
  • He believes Turkey may have been cooperating with Chinese authorities
Topic |   Turkey

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Kerem Mamut with his son, Babur, wife Wang Yi and daughter Yadigar in Istanbul. Photo: Helene Franchineau
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Helene Franchineau

Helene Franchineau

I am a multimedia journalist covering Turkey, the Middle East and China's presence in the region. After several years in mainland China and Hong Kong, I am now based in Istanbul. Originally from France, I graduated from Columbia University Grad School of Journalism in New York.