This year is the first time you see Gülen Movement supporters on street politics and their performance is not that bad at all… 
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Abdullah Bozkurt ‏@abdbozkurt  Tens of thousands in front of Istanbul courthouse stand vigil for detained journalists #Turkey @FreedomHouseDC

The continued rule of the AKP endangers the existence of Turkey as a country, as it will lead to a chaos, HDP co-chair Selahattin Demirtaş has argued
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Mustafa Edib Yılmaz ‏@MustafaEdib  PM Davutoglu’s Chief Adviser Mahcupyan admits it is “meaningless” to accuse Dumanli&Karaca of “terrorism” Divergence?

As the police raid on daily Zaman and Samanyolu TV attracts more criticism from the European and U.S. capitals, the Gülen movement’s cohabitation with the Justice and Development Party (AKP) governments (or vice versa) shows an impressive balance.
The photo featured happy faces – Turkish and European. Last week, three EU bigwigs were in Ankara: Federica Mogherini, the EU’s foreign affairs chief; Johannes Hahn, a chief enlargement official; and Christos Stylianides, commissioner for humanitarian aid and crisis management.
Thousands protest in Istanbul against corruption and Erdogan's Govt in Dec. 2013. A banner with Fethullah Gulen and PM Erdogan's pictures reads "one is no better than the other". Fulya Atalay for Demotix.In December 2013, thousands protested corruption and Erdogan’s government in Istanbul. A banner with Fethullah Gulen and PM Erdogan’s pictures reads “one is no better than the other.” Fulya Atalay for Demotix, image no. 3553279.
nytimes.com – Ceylan Yeginsu – Dec 16 – ISTANBUL — When Semra dropped off her 13-year-old daughter for the first day of high school, she had to fight back tears as she entered the dimly lit basement classroom, brightened by the red of the girls’ head scarves and the walls
Expert Comment (The Elcano Royal Institute) 69/2014, 17 December 2014 Real Instituto Elcano de Estudios Internacionales y Estratégicos William Chislett * The arrest of Turkish journalists, media executives and even the scriptwriter of a popular television series, ostensibly for ‘forming, leading and being a member of an armed terrorist organisation’, brought a swift rebuke from […]

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