Turkey’s religious authority surrenders to political Islam

Source:The Economist Date:19Jan2018

Diyanet has a knack for odd and outrageous pronouncements. The body had already made it known that celebrating the new year, playing the lottery, feeding dogs at home, and purchasing Bitcoin were

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Turkey’s attacks on women wearing shorts

Source:MacLeans Press Date:13Aug2017

One of the fundamental principles of modern democracy , that of gender equality is in jeopardy in Turkey, as AKP enables Islamist conservatives to push women out of the public space.

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