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May 9th, 2017 - 8:21 am § in Bill of Rights, Foreign Affairs, Jefferson

Neofascism: Turkey Blocks Access to Wikipedia

The government of Turkey has blocked access to Wikipedia after two Wikipedia entries described links between the Erdogan government Turkey and Islamist militant groups . The ministry accused Wikipedia of running a “smear campaign” against the Turkey. saying some articles purported tha[...]

March 27th, 2017 - 7:36 am § in Misc.

Turkish Fascism

German Intelligence Chief: Coup in Turkey Was Just a Welcome Pretext’ German intelligence doesn’t buy Turkish President Erdogan’s claims that last year’s coup attempt was backed by the Gülen movement. BND chief Bruno Kahl, 54, speaks with SPIEGEL about Turkey, possible Rus[...]

December 19th, 2016 - 11:24 am § in Misc.

BREAKING NEWS: “”We die in Aleppo, you die here””

Russia’s ambassador to Turkey assassinated Russia’s ambassador to Turkey has been assassinated by a Turkish police officer in front of terrified witnesses allegedly in retaliation for the crisis in Aleppo. The gunman reportedly shouted “Allahu Akbar” and said in Turkish ̶[...]

July 25th, 2016 - 9:57 pm § in Misc.

The week Turkish government closed down a total of 15 universities.

Dear Colleagues, The week Turkish government closed down a total of 15 universities.   There are 165 universities in Turkey; 103 of them are public, 62 are private.  All the universities that have been closed down are private.  The government has stated that the students  will be placed in othe[...]

July 23rd, 2016 - 6:49 am § in Misc.

A Visit with Fethullah Gülen, Erdogan’s Chief Adversary

“If they find that I am guilty, then I will go to the execution chamber. But that won’t happen because I haven’t done anything.” After a week of Donald Trump’s dyspeptic view of America, it is worthwhile reading about the story of an Iman, Turkey claims caused the effor[...]

July 21st, 2016 - 6:59 pm § in Jefferson, Misc.

TURKEY … sign the petition

Open Letter to the Elected President of Turkey As one who has looked to Turkey as evidence that a democratic Islam could prosper, giving others the chance to learn all that is good in what the Prophet taught .. As one who is proud that my ancestors lived in Andalus in its golden age ,, […][...]

July 19th, 2016 - 10:26 pm § in Misc.

Turkey Drowns in Erdogan Revenge

Turkey coup: Crackdown toll passes 45,000 – BBC News At least 50,000 people have been detained, sacked or suspended from their jobs amid a crackdown in Turkey following last week’s failed coup. More than 50,000 people have been rounded up, sacked or suspended.  Academics banned from goi[...]

July 15th, 2016 - 5:34 pm § in Misc.

The Military Takes Over Turkey

Coup underway in Turkey; president says he’s still in charge The Secular Democratic Military History of Turkey Mustafa Kemal Ataturk; (19 May 1881 – 10 November 1938) was a Turkish army officer, reformist statesman, and the first President of Turkey. He is credited with being the founder[...]

April 3rd, 2016 - 2:29 pm § in Misc.

Turkey’s Erdogan Says Obama Spoke ‘Behind My Back’ On Press Freedom

Istanbul – Istanbul – Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan accused U.S. counterpart Barack Obama of going behind his back for criticizing Turkey’s press freedom…Read More »[...]

March 29th, 2016 - 8:03 am § in Jews, Misc.

ISIS Plans Slaughter of Jewish Children in Turkey

Operatives from the terror group, arrested in the Turkish city of Gaziantep last week, revealed information about an “imminent” attack on Jewish children in Istanbul.  The synagogue in Beyoglu has kindergartens, schools and youth centers for Jewish children. An intelligence source reported, [...]