This is a news documentary from 2015, reporting from the ground of the Kurdish separatist conflict in southeast Turkey—a 40 year war fought between the government and Kurdish militants. I spent time with the youth wing of the PKK, known as the YDG-H. The young fighters had armed themselves with assault rifles before setting up roadblocks and barricades in their neighbourhoods. They believed they could take over their areas and run them independently of the Turkish state. This resulted in death, misery, and destruction.

I worked as the on-screen correspondent and producer. 

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