The Turkish teacher who abused 46 children was sentenced to 508 years in prison yesterday. However, the judge ignored his connections to Ensar Vakfı, which has become a gigantic foundation with the rise of AKP. The teacher used Ensar facilities. Initial indictment demonstrated how systematic Ensar was guilty of teacher’s abuses. And what is worse there might be other cases in unregistered Ensar dormitories and private courses. However, all AKP leadership mobilized to cover up Ensar’s role.
A Birgün daily news story by Onur Erem shows the connections of Ensar with ruling Islamist elites and their organizations…
The connections were made possible by Graph Commons. Here are the findings in full
*Reminds me the beginning of Russian movie, Leviathan in which whole small town leadership mobilizes to support a corrupt mayor against an ordinary citizen. Turkey is like a small town now… Some people felt Spotlight movie here obviously rings a bell but Turkey is not a country where media has that kind of power and where law has such an effect….