Date posted: May 2, 2016
International Festival of Language and Culture – IFLC 2016
Remarks by Congressman Mike Honda (Representing California)
IFLC Washington DC
April 28, 2016
DAR Constitution Hall
Source: IFLC International Festival of Language and Culture , April 29, 2016
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Sahin Alpay is a columnist for Turkish dailies Zaman (since 2002) and Today’s Zaman (since 2007). He has previously served as editor and columnist at other leading Turkish dailies Cumhuriyet (1982 – 92), Sabah (1993 – 94) and Milliyet (1994 – 2001).
Inspired by esteemed Turkish Islamic scholar Fethullah Gülen, Turkish activists have established intercultural and interfaith organizations in more than 100 countries all around the world. The primary objective of these organizations is to encourage tolerance and build bridges across different ethnic and religious groups.