EU/Turkey

Former Turkish parliamentarian faces lawsuit for speaking Kurdish

Earthtimes 8 June 2010

Istanbul - A Turkish prosecutor on Tuesday opened a criminal case against a former member of parliament for making a speech last year in Kurdish, Turkish media reported. The Ankara prosecutor is

 

Video: Gaza Flotilla - What Really Happened

EnoughNews 8 June 2010

Everything you need to know about the 2010 Free Gaza Flotilla Incident off the coast of Gaza.

 

Letter to the People of Turkey

Arutz Sheva 7 June 2010
By Dr. Arash Irandoost

To: Pro-Islamic Turkish Neighbors and former friends From: Iranian Pro Democracy-Anti IRI Activist Re: Erdogan

Ever since you decided to trade in the Secularism of Ataturk for the Islamism of Erdogan, you also seem to have decided to forego your willingness to coexist with non-Muslims on a peaceful basis. These days all we ever seem to get from you, is video clips of your leader, Prime Minister Erdogan, behaving erradically and barking like a dog that its owner carelessly let off the leash. And if you don't know that Erdogan's master lives in Riyadh, then you don't know very much of what goes on in your own country.

 

Turkey's Islamist PM Says Hamas Not Terrorist

ANSAmed 7 June 2010

Turkish PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan has today said that Hamas, the Palestinian Islamic movement which controls the Gaza Strip, is not a terrorist group. ' 'Hamas has resistance fighters who fight to

 

Turkish (blood)bath: Ankara ambushes Israel at sea. Bad Omens

cliftonchadwick 7 June 2010
By Ralph Peters

Yesterday’s "aid convoy” incident off the coast of Gaza wasn’t about bringing humanitarian supplies to the terrorist-ruled territory. It wasn’t even about Israel. It was about Turkey’s

 

Turkey Turns on Israel

FrontPageMagazine 7 June 2010
By Askar Askarov

Two weeks after delivering a blow to the U.S.-led efforts to strengthen sanctions against Iran by mediating a uranium exchange agreement involving the Islamic Republic and Brazil, Turkey once again

 

Turkey Says Good Bye to Israel and the West

Right Side News 7 June 2010
By Prof. Efraim Inbar

BESA Center Perspectives Papers No. 108 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: By endorsing the "Gaza Flotilla" Turkey escalates tensions with Israel. This is just another reflection of the change in Turkish foreign

 

The Turkish Conundrum

Arutz Sheva 7 June 2010
By Amil Imani

An expert gives an overview of Turkey and explains that Erdogan was quite right when he said: "There is no moderate or immoderate Islam. Islam is Islam and that’s it.” Baffled by the strict

 

The Emperor's New Clothes In Turkey

New Europe 6 June 2010
By Robert Ellis

The Danish writer of fairy tales, Hans Christian Andersen, has amused the world with his fable from 1837, “The Emperor’s New Clothes”. The story tells of two weavers who persuade an emperor that they can weave him a set of clothes that are invisible to those who are either incompetent or hopelessly stupid. Everybody, of course, is duped by the illusion, except a small boy, who, when he sees the emperor parading his new suit, yells: “But he’s got nothing on!”

 

Gaza Flotilla's Leader Explains: It was a Jihadist Attack not a "Humanitarian Operation"

Gloria Center 04 June 2010

Bülent Yildirim, the main organizer of the Gaza Flotilla, explained at a Hamas rally in Gaza that the operation was no humanitarian effort but part of a global Jihad to overthrow governments and install Islamist dictatorships. He made no secret of that fact, as shown in the MEMRI translation and video.

 

Video: Gaza Flotilla "We Con the World"

LatmaTV 03 June 2010

The Gaza Flotilla participants explain how they can con the world.

 

Fox’s Evansky Details Terror Ties of Turkish Charity in Gaza Operation

Ben Evansky of Fox News has penned a very good and extremely timely report on the Foundation for Human Rights and Humanitarian Relief (IHH), an Islamic charity involved in the so-called "relief”

 

Opinion: Turkey is playing a dangerous game

Deutsche Welle 2 June 2010

Turkey has attempted to play mediator in Middle East, but that was before an Israeli military attack on a Turkish aid ship. Ankara is playing with fire, says Baha Guengoer of Deutsche Welle's Turkish

 

Turkish Jihadists Attack Israel

FrontPageMagazine 2 June 2010
By Phyllis Chesler

One may describe Hitler as a "vegetarian” (which he apparently was) but he was still a genocidally exterminationist Jew-hater whose relentless racism and imperial ambitions led to the death of

 

The PVV Demands an Apology from the Turkish Minister for European Affairs

Gates of Vienna 2 June 2010
By Baron Bodissey

Our Flemish correspondent VH has translated an article from Elsevier about a scandal last week in Turkey, in which a Turkish minister accused Barry Madlener of the PVV of being a racist:

 

Video: Turkish Genocide of Armenians

Occidentalsoapbox 2 June 2010

The forgotten genocide of the 20th Century. The Turkish government denies it was a genocide to this day.

Demand that the criminal Turkish government apologize for its ethnic cleansing of Armenians!

 

The Milli Görüs Connection

Gates of Vienna 2 June 2010
By Baron Bodissey

The world is aghast at what Israel did early this morning off the coast of Gaza. It is shocked — shocked! — at the indiscriminate slaughter of “unarmed civilians” in the Free Gaza Flotilla.

According to AKI, the Italian foreign minister is outraged:

“I strongly condemn the killing of civilians,” Italian foreign minister Franco Frattini said Monday in response to the incident. The Italian government asked the Israeli ambassador in Rome for an explanation about the attack. [emphasis added]

 

Turkish Rabbi Assumed to Fear Defending Israel

Arutz Sheva 2 June 2010
By Hillel Fendel

Turkey’s Chief Rabbi publicly condemned Israel’s action vis-à-vis the Gaza-bound flotilla – proof, some say, that Turkish Jews feel at risk. Turkey’s Chief Rabbi Yitzchak Haleva publicly

 

Turkish PM Erdogan calls on world to punish Israel over deadly attack

Hurriyet Daily News 2 June 2010

Calling on both the international community and Israel citizens to respond to the ‘bloody massacre’ against a Gaza-bound aid flotilla, Turkish PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan says the event is ‘a turning

 

Turkish society continues to discriminate against gays, survey says

Hurriyet Daily News 31 May 2010
By UMAY AKTAS SALMAN

Turkish public opinion continues to advocate for a total restriction of rights for atheists and homosexuals, according to recent study conducted by Bogaziçi University and the Open Society

 
Syndicate content