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ECtHR rules Bulgaria violated rights of Turkish journalist who was deported despite seeking asylum

The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) on Tuesday ruled that Bulgaria violated the rights of a Turkish journalist who had fled Ankara’s crackdown on dissent by deporting him without examining his asylum request.

Fethullah Gülen’s Message of Condolences in the Wake of the Western European Floods
Pregnant woman kept in prison for 4 months over Gülen links despite regulations
Normalization of Abduction, Torture, and Death in Erdogan’s Turkey
Turkey’s Maarif Foundation illegally seized German-run school in Ethiopia, says manager
Failed 2016 coup was gov’t plot to purge Gülenists from state bodies, journalist claims

Opinions

Why does Fethullah Gülen matter to the world?

It was believed in 2016 that Erdoğan was carrying out a witch hunt to drive Hizmet into the ground so as to completely erase its history in Turkey. However, that witch hunt never seemed to stop. In fact, it continues even today. The most recent examples are Kenya and Kyrgyzstan.

Liberals silent as Turkey targets its own Khashoggi
Why Biden must stop Erdogan’s abuse of counterterrorism rhetoric
Crimes Against Humanity in Erdogan’s Turkey
Dissidents of the Turkish government are living in fear in Canada
Erdoğan’s overarching purge is not a road accident

Interviews

Gulen: Erdogan will end up like Hitler and Stalin

[Erdogan] is trapped in his contradictions. All narcissistic dictators and tyrants like Hitler and Stalin have a bad ending. Their reign always ends in fury. He will suffer the same fate.

Those not supporting Erdogan regime labelled as Gulen follower, given harsh punishment
In rare interview: Fethullah Gulen rebukes Turkish regime
An Interview with Fethullah Gülen
NBA star Enes Kanter on faith, basketball and political activism
Gulen’s interview with Russian media: I don’t worry about Turkey’s extradition request

Editors' Picks

Strategic defamation of Fethullah Gülen: English vs. Turkish

Dr. Koç's review and statistical analyses show very clearly that the defamation of Gülen and the Hizmet movement is being strategically operated. Gülen is simultaneously portrayed as an Islamic danger who is secretly trying to resurrect the Ottoman Empire and caliphate (in English) and as an American and Zionist puppet who is destroying Turkey and Islam with his “moderate Islam” (in Turkish).

General Staff ordered broadcasting of anti-Gülen recordings

Journalist Mehmet Ali Birand has claimed that the General Staff ordered the broadcasting of anti-Fethullah Gülen audio recordings by some TV stations in the run up to the Feb. 28, 1997 unarmed military intervention.

Erdoğan’s Religious Guide Approved Torture And Abuse In Turkey

Turkish president’s chief religious counsel Hayrettin Karaman, professor of Islamic law, has given approval to overlook torture and other crimes committed by members of security services, saying that Turkey is at total mobilization and under attack from within and outside.

Coup attempt in 2016 was Erdoğan’s Reichstag fire

The failed coup attempt on July 15, 2016 in Turkey and the infamous Reichstag fire in Germany in 1933 had many similarities, with both allowing the leaders of those countries to amass more power to oppress their opposition, journalist Can Dündar said in his commentary for German Radio Cosmo on Thursday.

Turkish PM Yıldırım names July 15 coup attempt as ‘project’ he did not like

In remarks that fueled suspicions even further that the Turkish government was involved in a failed coup attempt in Turkey on July 15, 2016, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım said on Thursday that July 15 was a “project” he did not like or approve of.

One Year On, New Research Uncovers Turkey’s Coup Bid Staged By Erdoğan Himself

The report uncovered a critical information that the plot was actually kicked off on July 11 with secret orders given by generals who corroborated with Turkey’s autocratic President Erdogan’s defense and intelligence chiefs in disguising the plan as unconventional action plan. Only a handful men were let into the secret plot while many were led to believe a drill or an urgent response to a terror threat is underway.

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Videos

Animation – Story of Turkish teacher Gokhan Acikkollu, tortured to death under police custody

PA State Rep. Margo Davidson reflects on her visit to Turkish refugees in Greece

Turkey’s Gulen supporters flee to Greece – BBC World

Pro-gov’t journalist suggests killing family members of jailed Gülen followers

Turkish family drowned in Aegean Sea while escaping from Erdogan regime

To escape from Turkey, they told their children it was a game

Turkey’s Curious Coup in 6 Questions

Ultranationalist Columnist Says Turkey Must Get Rid Of Gülen Followers, Hints At Mass Burning

Professor: Carrying out service, Hizmet seeks peaceful coexistence; accusations are manipulative and absurd

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