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New York University student and Istanbul resident Yasemin Kaya, 20, a CHP voter, sits in a chic cafe in the Bosphorous-side neighborhood of Bebek.  Kaya laments a culture of modesty and judgment in a post-AKP Istanbul.  "I don't mind people wearing a headscarf," she said.  "So why should they mind what I wear?"  Photo by Jasmine Dilmanian.

New York University student and Istanbul resident Yasemin Kaya, 20, a CHP voter, sits in a chic cafe in the Bosphorous-side neighborhood of Bebek. Kaya laments a culture of modesty and judgment in a post-AKP Istanbul. “I don’t mind people wearing a headscarf,” she said. “So why should they mind what I wear?” Photo by Jasmine Dilmanian.

New York University student and Istanbul resident Yasemin Kaya, 20, a CHP voter, sits in a chic cafe in the Bosphorous-side neighborhood of Bebek. Kaya laments a culture of modesty and judgment in a post-AKP Istanbul. “I don’t mind people wearing a headscarf,” she said. “So why should they mind what I wear?” Photo by Jasmine Dilmanian.

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