UN to Turkey: Free and Compensate Gulen-linked Detainees

Turkey must release two men detained over suspected links to a cleric blamed for a 2016 coup attempt and pay them compensation for arbitrary detention, a UN body said on Wednesday. Academic Ismet Ozcelik and school principal Turgay Karaman were deported in 2017 from Malaysia to Turkey, where they were accused of ties to the network […]

Brazilian Intellectuals and Artists Defend Turk against Demands for Extradition to Turkey

Letter signed by supporters rejects Erdogan accusations against Turkish businessman who lives in Brazil Flávia Mantovani SÃO PAULO – A group of Brazilian intellectuals and artists wrote a public letter defending the Turkish naturalized Brazilian Ali Sipahi, who has been imprisoned since the  Turkish government, led by Recep Tayyip Erdogan, requested to extradite him. Sipahi, […]

Gülenist refugees from Turkey start over in U.S.

Some days, Akif Güney is still surprised to find himself braving the Midwestern cold, preparing cars for auction at a lot just outside St. Louis in the United States. “I worked as a primary care physician for six years,” the Turkey-born Güney told St. Louis newspaper Riverfront Times. “And for many of the patients who came to […]