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    Charlotte Schmitz

  • Location: Istanbul
    Nationality: German
    Biography:     *1988 near Cologne, Germany Charlotte Schmitz grew up in the cultural environment of the danish minority near Flensburg. After an exchange year in Ecuador, she graduated from a danish secondary school. She studied photojournalism and... read on

Publication in der SPIEGEL (12/2016)

Tuesday, March 22, 2016 | News

An article about a father, who traveled with his little son to Germany and who is waiting for the rest of the family to come - his wife and three more wonderful sons, who are having a difficult life in Istanbul (13-15 hours of working every day). Due to the change of laws in Germany, more and more families will remain divided. Even if a family reunion is possible, an appointment at the German embassy in Turkey will take around one year.
Written by Maximilian Popp