Digital Documentaries

The Journey of an Umbilical Cord

The miracle of birth is celebrated everywhere in the world, regardless of culture and religion. Some cultures tend to bury the placenta instead of just throwing away. In Turkey, a baby’s umbilical cord is significant. The umbilical cord is traditionally buried in a place where it is supposed to play a significant part in the child’s future. Some young Turks living in the US city of Boston created a website for parents who want to bury their child’s umbilical cord in specific places. Here is the story of baby Efnan’s umbilical cord from Istanbul to Harvard University and an extraordinary website.

Roundtable: Rwanda's future

Roundtable: Rwanda's future

Sheep tested for 'loyalty' in centuries-old river-crossing competition

Sheep tested for 'loyalty' in centuries-old river-crossing competition

Ramadan in South Africa: Muslims hosts iftar to protect heritage

Ramadan in South Africa: Muslims hosts iftar to protect heritage

Harvard and Yale universities under investigation

Harvard and Yale universities under investigation

Inside the Workers’ fan zone

Inside the Workers’ fan zone

My Türkiye: A fishing challenge along the Istanbul Strait

My Türkiye: A fishing challenge along the Istanbul Strait

What’s the point of observing World Peace Day?

What’s the point of observing World Peace Day?

A real-life superhero: Guardian of Angels

A real-life superhero: Guardian of Angels

Hostile Locals – The need to decolonise education in Kenya

Hostile Locals – The need to decolonise education in Kenya

Hot air ballooning in Cappadocia

Hot air ballooning in Cappadocia

My City, My Country

My City, My Country

Is that really cake?

Is that really cake?

My Türkiye: The Lycian Way, Part 3

My Türkiye: The Lycian Way, Part 3

A day in Ukraine

A day in Ukraine

International Yoruk Turkmen Festival in Antalya

International Yoruk Turkmen Festival in Antalya

A day in a taxi in Gaza

A day in a taxi in Gaza

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