Turkish Nobel laureate author Orhan Pamuk speaks to medias on March 2,2015 during Yasar Kemal's funeral at Tesvikiye mosque in Istanbul on March 2, 2015. Yasar Kemal who had been hospitalized since January 14 following respiratory problems, lung infection and heart arrhythmia, died at hospital in Istanbul on February 28. Kemal concern for social injustices brought him into conflict with authority. He turned his pen to promote Marxism during his early years and to defend the rights of minorities in Turkey, including the Kurdish minority of which he was part. AFP PHOTO/OZAN KOSE        (Photo credit should read OZAN KOSE/AFP via Getty Images)