The Alevis Dilemma

Source:Lima Charlie News Date:08Apr2019

Turkey observers usually pinpoint the ethnic  tensions between Turks and Kurds, but few pay attention to an even deeper secterian divide. Alevites vs the Sunni majority.  This analysis by a

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Turkey’s Alevis, a Muslim Minority, Fear a Policy of Denying Their Existence

Source:New York Times Date:23Jul2017

NYT should be applauded for bringing  the plight of Turkey’s “other” and forgotten minority, the Alevites, to the limelight. Probably as numerous as the Kurds, staunchly secular

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