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kimse-yok-muKimse Yok Mu, which is charity organization established by the followers of ideas inspired by Turkish scholar Fethullah Gulen, is actively helping Syrian refugees in Turkey. Most of branches of Kimse Yok Mu are involved in campaigns providing assistance to …

 

 

 

zaman-newspaper-turkeyTurkish police have fired tear gas and rubber bullets at crowd demonstrating against the government’s takeover of the country’s top-selling newspaper. As news of the takeover became public Friday afternoon, supporters began gathering in front of the newspaper’s offices in …

 

 

 

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Gov’t takeover of critical media group draws international backlash​, civil society organizations (CSOs) defending the freedom of expression and free media are outrageous against the seizure of ​Turkey’s highest circulated newspaper, Zaman. An İstanbul court appointed trustees to take over the management …

 

 

mahmut-tanal-fethullah-gulen-movementMahmut Tanal, member of the Turkish Parliament from CHP opposition party said, “An attack on Zaman equals an attack on citizens’ freedom of information. They are afraid of what the citizens might find out about them. This attack on Zaman …

 

 

 

US Takeover of Zaman Newspaper is TroublingOn Friday, US State Department spokesmen John Kirby  called “troubling” the decision by Turkish authorities to seize control of the Zaman Turkey’s most circulated  newspaper. He said “We see this as the latest in a series of troubling …

 

 

 

Turkish police raid Zaman HQs, fire tear gas on readers after gov’t takeoverTurkish government continues to apply pressure on media and businesses this time by take over the Feza Media Group. Feza Media group consist of a number of influential media outlets and new agencies broadcasting and publishing in Turkish and English. …

 

 

 

Education Ministry Closes 2 Prep Schools in ElazigTwo FEM preparation schools in the eastern province of Elazığ has been closed by police officers from the Elazığ Municipality after an order from the Ministry of Education. Municipal police officers ordered staff to leave the two FEM schools and …

 

 

 

Erzurum, Eastern-Anatolia gulen movement schools are closed in an Erdogan-initiated moveFour school in Erzurum, Eastern-Anatolia are closed in an Erdogan-initiated move against the faith-based Gulen movement on Tuesday. Erzurum 1st Penal Court of Peace issued to ruling to seize the buildings. “The closed schools are well-known in the area for offering high …

 

 

 

herkul-logoFor the first time after the government blocked access to the website herkul.org where live speeches of Fethullah Gulen were broadcasted, Fethullah Gulen’s speech was published on YouTube on February 21st. In his speech Fethullah Gulen advised people to respond …

 

 

 

fethullah-gulen-sends-condolences-bulent-arincs-brotherFethullah Gulen expressed his condolences over the death of elderly brother of former Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc. In his message Fethullah Gulen stated the following: “When I found out about the sad death of dear Yıldıray Arınc, the brother …

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