A woman waits outside her house in Diyarbakir, Turkey, in October. The wall was riddled with bullet marks during clashes between Turkish armed forces and Kurdish rebels.
The bodies of 12 people are kept in a slaughterhouse in Sirnak, Turkey, in January. The conflict between Turkey and Kurdish rebels has claimed more than 40,000 lives over the past three decades.
The violence has claimed lives on both sides -- and even civilians caught in the middle. Kasim, 17, was killed in Cizre, Turkey, in March.
A Kurdish rebel crosses a street in Nusaybin, Turkey, in December.
A man stands in his damaged home in Silopi, Turkey, in January.
Civilians put white flags on their homes to show they are unarmed.
A woman carries her baby in the ruins of Cizre, Turkey, in March. "What I witnessed there was unforgettable," photographer Emin Ozmen said. "I was really shocked to see this kind of scene in my country: 40% of the city was totally destroyed during the clashes."
A young Kurdish rebel shows a bullet that his group was using against Turkish forces in Nusaybin.
A boy stands near a destroyed building in Cizre in March.
Dead goats are scattered on the ground in Silopi in January.
A rebel builds barricades in Nusaybin.
A street is barricaded in Sirnak.
A rocket hit this bedroom in Nusaybin. No one was at home during the attack.
People bury a victim in Sirnak in January.
A man walks through Cizre in March.