Category Archives: Erdogan’s Dictatorship

Turkey’s Coming Chaos

by Michael Rubin President Donald Trump wasn’t wrong in May when he lauded Turkey as a “pillar in the Cold War against Communism” and “a bastion against Soviet expansion.” In a previous era, when land invasions were the great strategic … Continue reading

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Turkey Needs to Practice in Turkey What It Preaches in Cyprus

by Kyriacos Kyriakides The Turkish Cypriots are sort of like the “Kurds” of Cyprus — with the emphasis on the sort of. Like the Kurds in Turkey, the Turkish Cypriots are a sizeable minority in Cyprus — and that may be … Continue reading

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Κλείνουν την πόρτα και εδραιώνουν την κατοχή οι Τούρκοι

ΤΟ μήνυμα από τουρκικής πλευράς είναι ξεκάθαρο: Δεν επιθυμεί την επανέναρξη της διαδικασίας των διαπραγματεύσεων. Αυτό διαμήνυσε στον Γενικό Γραμματέα των Ηνωμένων Εθνών, ο Τούρκος Πρόεδρος,  Ρετζέπ Ταγίπ Ερντογάν. Το ίδιο ανέφερε δημόσια και ο κατοχικός ηγέτης, Μουσταφά Ακιντζί. Ο … Continue reading

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Islamism: From Turkey to Canada

I’m a Turkish-Canadian and I’m getting a sick sense of déjà vu these days. Despite sporadic and relatively minor incidents of violence, for example a hotel set on fire in response to a Turkish publisher who wanted to publish The Satanic Verses, … Continue reading

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When Even the Dead Cannot Rest in Peace: Turkey’s Intolerance toward the ‘Other’

Raffi Bedrosyan Just when one thinks the level of hatred and intolerance in Turkey toward minorities cannot get any worse, something shocking happens that surpasses even the worst incidents of the past. Aysel Tuğluk, formerly a human rights activist, is … Continue reading

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Armenians Leaving Church In Istanbul Stoned, Threatened With Death

Armenians who were leaving Narlı Kapı Church in İstanbul on Sunday were stoned by a group of children who chanted “death to you,” the artigerçek news website reported on Monday.

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Σε ισλαμικό κλοιό τα κατεχόμενα: Ο Ταγίπ Ερντογάν επιβάλλει θρησκευτικό καθεστώς στην Κύπρο

Του Κώστα Βενιζέλου Την επίθεση της Τουρκίας κατά της τουρκοκυπριακής κοινότητας για ανατροπή της κοσμικότητας των Τ/κ με στόχο την τουρκοποίηση των κατεχομένων καταγγέλλει η Κυπριακή Δημοκρατία. Σύμφωνα με ασφαλείς πληροφορίες, το υπουργείο Εξωτερικών έχει καταγράψει όλες τις μεθοδεύσεις του … Continue reading

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The Face of Turkey – Το πρόσωπο της Τουρκίας

This is Turkey at its heart: supremacist, imperialist, intolerant, oppressive and murderous. Regardless of time, political regime, or leadership. 

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Ακόμα βαδίζετε στα χνάρια της μητέρας πατρίδας σας;

Αν ο Ιούλιος θυμίζει αίμα, βιασμούς, κατοχή και εισβολή, ο Αύγουστος θυμίζει τα χωριά Τόχνη, Μαράθα και Παλαίκυθρο καθώς και τους Σολωμού και Τάσο. Ο Δεκέμβριος θυμίζει το ματωμένο μπάνιο, ο Απρίλιος τον Αϊχάν Χικμέτ και τον Αχμέτ Γκιουργκάν. Ο … Continue reading

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Islamic Supremacy Alive and Well in Ankara Turkey, Past and Future

Supersessionism refers to the belief that Christians have superseded Jews in a new covenant with God. Islam, too, sees itself as superseding all previous divine revelation but, unlike Christianity, which canonized the Old Testament embedding long centuries of pre-Christian history … Continue reading

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