Ela Yokes is a British-Turkish photojournalist based in Istanbul, Turkey since 2020. She was born in England and graduated from University College London with a degree in Arabic and French. Her long-term documentary projects focus on issues relating to human rights and the status of minority communities in the Middle East and Africa. Since moving to Turkey, she has been covering news stories as a freelancer for local media outlets. In 2020, her work in Egypt was exhibited in the SOAS School of Arts Photography Exhibition.
(All images © Courtesy of Ela Yokes)