Fionnuala O Connor: Mounds of rubble and broken bodies are the price of autocracy

Huseyin Seferoglou, a 23-year-old, is pulled from the rubble of a collapsed building in Antakya, Turkey, Five days after two powerful earthquakes hours apart caused scores of buildings to collapse, killing thousands of people and leaving millions homeless, rescuers were still pulling unlikely survivors from the ruins. Picture by AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris
THE world has been watching desperate survivors for over a week now, the effort in Turkey and Syria to save lives, while anger grows against the regimes of Erdogan and Assad. Syrian agony is disast[...]

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