Lower Saxony interior minister says followers of preacher blamed for failed coup by Erdoğan, were notified to protect them from any ‘retaliation’ in Turkey
A German state minister has accused Turkey of unacceptable and intolerable spying on alleged followers of exiled preacher Fethullah Gülen, whom President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan blames for a failed coup attempt last year.
Retired Army Lt. Gen. Mike Flynn, while serving as an adviser to the Trump campaign, met with top Turkish government ministers and discussed removing a Muslim cleric from the U.S. and taking him to Turkey, according to former Central Intelligence
Young people are experiencing a numbness and profound disconnect from Turkey. Strict policies of repression and totalitarian changes in the country’s constitution threaten to undo Turkish society altogether.
Riot police detain a demonstrator during a protest against the dismissal of academics from universities following a post-coup emergency decree, outside the Cebeci campus of Ankara University. 10 February 2017. Depo Photos/Zuma Press/PA Images. All rights reserved.While Turkey’s recent political and social events have received a lot of media attention and are particularly disturbing, it is important to remember that many of Turkey’s citizens have spent their whole lives under the rule of the Justice and Development Party (AKP) and are in fear of its discriminatory attitudes towards passive and active opposition.