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Lahore High Court orders protection for Turkish teachers in Lahore

The Lahore High Court on Tuesday sought records from the Civil Aviation Authority regarding the arrival of a special Turkish plane late on October 13 to take a Turkish teacher back to his home country. The court had stayed the deportation of Mesut Kacmaz of Pak-Turk Schools and Colleges, who was among dozens of Turkish school staffers that had been granted temporary refugee status.

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Pakistan admits they secretly deported Turkish family wanted by Erdogan govt
Pakistani Govt deports abducted Turkish teacher and family despite UN protections
Turkish family, kidnapped in Pakistan, deported to Turkey Saturday morning

Opinions

On Gülen vs Erdogan – “And not equal are the good deed and the bad”

Martin Luther, the Christian leader who is called “the Father of the Reformation,” described two kingdoms: the kingdom of the world and the kingdom of heaven. In the contrasts between Erdoğan and Gülen, we surely see examples of this distinction.

Erdoğan’s Fight against the Gülen Movement & The Demise of Turkish State Rationality
Mesut Kacmaz – the abducted Turkish teacher
Editorial Opinion: Mistreating [Turkish] Teachers
The Muslim Cleric Who Fell in Love With Democracy
2017 model bigotry: Defamation of Jews and Gulen movement in Turkey

Interviews

Fethullah Gulen: Erdogan is not Fit to be President

Legal experts discussed Erdogan’s eligibility to serve as president, because of questions about his college education. Other have questioned the fairness of the elections and there are allegations of electoral fraud. But aside from this, if the Turkish people elect a shepherd as their leader, I respect their choice. But personally I don’t see Erdogan is fit to be president.

Gulen admits meeting key figure in Turkey coup plot, dismisses Erdogan’s ‘senseless’ claims
Accused Turkish Cleric Assails President on Anniversary of Coup Attempt in WSJ Interview
Egypt Today’s interview with Fethullah Gülen, home sickness and fabricated coup
Coup and Countercoup in Turkey
Cleric Accused Of Plotting Turkish Coup Attempt: ‘I Have Stood Against All Coups’

Editors' Picks

Kurdish theologian: Gülen’s ideas best antidote to ISIL

Jafar Gwani, an Islamic theologian based in the Kurdistan region of northern Iraq, has said the ideas of Fethullah Gülen, an Islamic preacher who lives in self-imposed exile in the US, are the best antidote in the fight against the ideology of the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).

'All religious groups and communities face great danger'

Religious sociologist Muhammet Çakmak is of the view that the logic of, “You are either with us or you are nothing," threatens all religious groups and communities in Turkey. He also holds that this approach has no scholarly value or validity.

Erdoğan’s Religious Guide Approved Torture And Abuse In Turkey

Turkish president’s chief religious counsel Hayrettin Karaman, professor of Islamic law, has given approval to overlook torture and other crimes committed by members of security services, saying that Turkey is at total mobilization and under attack from within and outside.

Turkish cleric demands fatwa to amputate hands, feet of Gülen followers

Turkish cleric Nurettin Yıldız demanded a fatwa from Turkey’s Religious Affairs Directorate suggesting that supporters of Turkish Islamic scholar Fethullah Gülen, who is accused by the Turkish government and Erdoğan of masterminding a failed coup in July, be executed, their opposing hands and feet be amputated or be exiled instead of keeping them in prisons.

Pro-Erdogan journalist says killing Gülen followers, even their babies, a religious obligation

Hüseyin Adalan, a journalist working for a number of pro-government media outlets, has said it is a religious obligation to kill all followers of the Gülen movement and even their babies.

2017 model bigotry: Defamation of Jews and Gulen movement in Turkey

Let me just remind you of some examples of the anti-Semitic discourse and hate speech in the Turkish media from the State Department’s report. “In December Forestry Minister Veysel Eroğlu said that Fethullah Gülen will end up dying in the U.S. and be buried in a Jewish cemetery.”

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