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A tale of moral collapse

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Once upon a time, a refugee family in Turkey rents an apartment belonging to C.Ç.’s parents. C.Ç. is a 35-year old man. He likes the Syrian family’s daughter. The girl is 13 years old. Beyond liking her, he desires her.

Does the prospect of sleeping with a 13-year not seem problematic for C.Ç? Most would think so. As does the girl’s father.

Intuitively, one would not expect society to support C.Ç. Yet C.Ç. is confident no one listens to the girl’s father. And the father will not dare object to the will of the majority, in a country where he is a guest.

C.Ç. goes up to him and aks his girl’s hand.

“My daughter is only a child”, the Syrian father says.

What does C.Ç. do? Does he go........

© Duvar English