International Women’s Day Message from Fethullah Gülen

Fethullah Gülen On International Women’s Day, the international community celebrates the economic, political and social contributions of women and searches for solutions that can ensure true gender equality. The efforts shown in this matter bring hope for the future. On this occasion, I would like to commend the contributions made in various fields by women […]

Opposition journalists speak at U.N. panel on Turkey’s human rights record

Two exiled Turkish journalists spoke on a United Nations human rights panel on Turkey’s human rights violations and jailed journalists despite attempts by the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs to cancel the session, state-run Anadolu news agency reported on Wednesday. Abdullah Bozkurt, former Ankara chief for the now-defunct, Gülen-linked newspaper Today’s Zaman, and also defunct Meydan editor-in-chief […]

Erdoğan rewards the killers of Gülenists

Theodoros Benakis The rule of law and the independence of Turkey’s judiciary, in lower courts in particular, have been seriously compromised since the failed coup in July 2016. More than 110,000 public sector workers, 9,000 police officers and 6,000 members of the military have been dismissed since then. Some 12 NGOs, many newspapers, TV channels […]