Date posted: November 2, 2016
In this video an anonymous follower, who is a teacher, of the Gulen Movement expresses her personal view points on its current affairs. We understand from the video that it was prepared in the UK.
This video was first published at this address: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UEd-wMfmFLk
The followers of Gülen have opted to vote for and support various center parties freely. Moreover, their support has never amounted to partisanship. Rather, they have tended to back specific policies and the political parties that placed greater emphasis on democratization, demilitarization, transparency, accountability, fundamental rights and freedoms and economic stability.
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