NEW REPORT – Turkey’s Kurdish Question and the Hizmet Movement

The Kurdish question is one of the major issues that have dominated the Turkish political landscape. In the aftermath of the corruption scandal in December 2013, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Justice and Development party (AKP) officials have frequently accused the Hizmet movement of impeding the negotiations between the government and the Kurdistan Workers’ Party […]

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Rumi Forum’s quarterly newsletter is out for February 2015. Click here to see the full newsletter. In this Issue: Gala Dinner for Syrian Refugees Honorary President’s Op-ed Luncheons FBI Seminar Guest Lectures Rumi Forum Donates Food Chapters Announcements In the News New Books & Videos Turkish Classess Rumi Forum Internship Program Donate to Rumi Forum […]

Fethullah Gulen's interview with Kurdish Newspaper Rudaw

BY REBWAR KERIM RUDAW: In terms of preservation of the mother tongue and education in it, what would you recommend to the peoples and administrations of the region, expounding on Said Nursi’s ideas? GULEN: As is well known, Bediuzzaman Said Nursi identified ignorance, poverty, and disunity (inner conflicts) as the major roots of problems in […]