Boston Globe: Fethullah Gulen, a US resident wanted by Turkey, must be protected
Why was the White House even talking about Gulen, who has been living peacefully, and legally, in Pennsylvania?
Micro-Finance and Vocational Training for Empowerment of Women
Peace Islands Institute and Kimse Yok Mu held a panel discussion on “Micro-Finance and Vocational Training For Empowerment of Women” on the occasion of the 59th Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women. Mehmet Kilic, Director of Peace Islands Institute’s Center for Global Affairs, served as moderator for a panel of speakers from diverse backgrounds and experience in humanitarian relief, pharmaceutical, and politics.
Ramadan Dinner Downtown Brings Cultures Together in Celebration
Michael Martin Garrett The Muslim holy month of Ramadan is known throughout the world as a period of fasting, but equally important to the month’s cultural history are the street celebrations where adherents come together each night to break their daily fast. State College got a small taste of this celebratory aspect of Ramadan – […]
Statement of Senator Patrick Leahy On Assault on Press Freedom in Turkey Senate Floor
Mr. President, I have spoken many times on the Senate floor in defense of press freedom because it is a fundamental cornerstone of a democratic society. Today I want to briefly draw the Senate’s attention to the situation in Turkey, one of the many countries in the world where this basic right is under threat by officials in the government who seek to silence their critics.
Turkey’s New Anti-Americanism (NY Times Editorial)
The Turks need to be reminded that Mr. Gulen has a legal right to be in the United States, and that the Justice Department would have to go through a rigorous process before deciding whether he could be handed over, especially to a country where due process is increasingly unlikely and torture is reportedly used against detainees.
Zaman Stanizai on Fethullah Gulen and Hizmet Movement
Dr. Zaman Stanizai is a Professor of Mythological Studies at the Pacifica Graduate Institute in Santa Barbara, California and he teaches Political Science at California State University, Dominguez Hills. He has written on political theory with emphasis on the viability of third world states encountering globalization, and on political identity focusing on the politicization of ethnic, national, and religious identities as a contributing factor in regional and world conflicts.
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