Book Review — Fethullah Gülen: A Life of Hizmet

Robert D. Cornwall Several years ago I became acquainted with a Turkish-originated movement that sponsored interfaith dialogue. The members of the group, most of whom are Turkish are also Muslims. I later discovered that this group was part of a movement known as Hizmet, which is Turkish for service. I’ve come to know and respect […]

Abduction and torture part of war on Gulenists: Report

An Ankara-based rights organization on Thursday released a report delving into the allegations of enforced disappearances and torture that took place in Turkey since the 2016 coup bid. The organization named Rights Initiative conducted in-depth interviews with the relatives of the 28 people who went missing in similar conditions and concluded in its report that […]

Inmates claim torture in Turkish prison

Allegations of torture have been voiced by tens of thousands of mistreated inmates held in the newly opened Maras Turkoglu Type L Prison, Gazete Duvar reported on Friday. Ilhan Ongor, Adana Branch chairman of the Turkish Human Rights Association (IHD), announced the torture claims after he interviewed inmates whose relatives asked for the Association’s help. […]

22 Kosovo Police officers under investigation for deporting Turkish ‘Gulenists’

Kosovo’s Special Prosecution has confirmed to have received a criminal report against 22 police officers who were involved in the arrest and deportation of six Turkish nationals in March 2018 suspected of their alleged links with Fethullah Gulen’s movement, whom Turkey accuses of attempted coup in 2016. The Special Prosecution of the Republic of Kosovo […]

Religions Come Together To Celebrate Unity Amid Tragedy

Michael Abeyta AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) – It’s the first day of Islam’s biggest holiday. Coloradans from different religions came together on Sunday to celebrate as one and learn from one another. At an office park in Aurora, Muslim and Jewish people got together to celebrate Eid Al-Adha. “Today is the highest Islamic holiday,” said Ismail Akbulut […]