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“They take you and throw you in a hole”

From an AFP story in The Guardian: Asli Erdoğan, one of Turkey’s most celebrated novelists, was released from jail Thursday, looking exhausted after 132 days of pre-trial detention, declaring that she could barely believe she was free. The writer has … Continue reading

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650 Turkish Journalists to be Investigated for Using Twitter

From Turkish Minute: Republican People’s Party (CHP) deputy Barış Yarkadaş announced on Thursday that 650 more journalists are to be investigated due to their messages on Twitter. The Ministry of Interior Affairs had stated earlier this week that 10,000 people … Continue reading

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Gulen: Russian Ambassador Was Supportive of Our Movement

Writes Chuck Ross for the DailyCaller from a video statement from  Cleric Fethulla Gulen on the assassination of Russian Ambassador Andrei Karlov: During his remarks on Thursday, Gulen repeated his previous statement condemning Karlov’s assassination. He also suggested that Karlov … Continue reading

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Fearing Arrest at Home, Turkish Military Officers Seek Asylum in US

Reports Tom Bowman for NPR: A group of Turkish military officers deployed to the U.S. wants to stay in America much longer than a typical rotation for visiting foreign officers. More than two dozen officers deployed to a NATO command … Continue reading

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