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A WSJ article on Purge claims in Turkish universities… A Black Sea village, learned of coup attempt 10 days later due to lack of power, to be the most tranquil community in Turkey…

In Uncategorized on August 25, 2016 at 15:28

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wsj.com – Joe Parkinson – Aug 24, 8:46 AM

KONYA, Turkey—On the humid afternoon after July’s bloody coup attempt, signs of a rift that is redefining this nation’s academia played out in two cities 400 miles apart. In Istanbul, Nil Mutluer grabbed her 3-year-old daughter and raced

Locals living without power in the highlands of the Bulancak district of the Black Sea province of Giresun learned of the July 15 failed coup attempt 10 days afterward from a shepherd
What’s it like being LGBT in Turkey?

Protests over the murder of a transgender woman took place in Turkey this weekend. We’d like to know what it’s like being LGBT in the country

Protests took place in Istanbul, over the murder of a transgender
woman – and LGBT activist – Hande Kader who was found dead in August. Her burned body was discovered in a forest.

 

Reuters – Aug 23, 3:12 PM

WASHINGTON The U.S. State Department said on Friday that Turkey has formally requested the extradition of U.S.-based Turkish cleric Fethullah Gulen but not on issues related to the recent coup attempt, which Turkish leaders have accused him of

Turkey has cancelled a major EU-funded scholarship scheme after the 15 July coup attempt, leaving in limbo dozens of Turkish students dreaming of studying in the European Union.
motherboard.vice.com – Written by Andrada Fiscutean – Aug 22, 11:35 AM

Turkish investigative journalist Barış Pehlivan spent 19 months in jail,accused of terrorism based on documents found on his work computer. But when digital forensics experts examined his PC, they discovered that those files were put

 

independent.co.uk – Aug 21, 9:31 AM

It says a lot about post-failed-coup Turkey that you can spot the priority list of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s foreign antagonists from the Government’s reactions to a massacre. The slaughter of at least 50 Kurdish wedding guests by a suicide

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