Turkish Human Rights Violations Put Under Microscope

Tom Russotti In a moment where Turkey is under international scrutiny for its recent military incursion into Syria, The Turkish Cultural Center hosted its 10th annual friendship dinner at Baku Palace in Sheepshead Bay on Thursday evening. The annual dinner celebrates and strengthens civic ties within the Turkish diaspora and with the United States; last […]

Unmasking Turkey’s most wanted man

SHANNON EBRAHIM The collusion of President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani with the Turkish government made headlines in the past week. It is alleged that not only did Giuliani pressure Ukraine to investigate Trump’s political rivals, but he also pushed for the extradition of the Turkish Muslim cleric Fethullah Gülen to Turkey – one […]

Giuliani pressed Trump to eject Muslim cleric from U.S., a top priority of Turkish president, former officials say

Rudolph W. Giuliani privately urged President Trump in 2017 to extradite a Turkish cleric living in exile in the United States, a top priority of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, according to multiple former administration officials familiar with the discussions. Giuliani, a Trump ally who later became the president’s personal attorney, repeatedly argued to Trump […]