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July 9, 2017

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, during a speech at the close of the G20 Summit in Hamburg on Saturday, accused recently detained rights activists of being part of the same terror group, trying to implement the aims of those who failed to oust him in a coup last year.

Director of Amnesty International Turkey, Idil Eser, was among ten   detained Wednesday, South of Istanbul on the island of Buyukada. According to Turkish police eight human rights defenders, along with two foreign national trainers, a German and a Swedish national were also detained. 

There are two very differing accounts of what happened prior to Wednesday's detainments. Turkish President Erdogan has accused the group of gathering for a meeting which was a continuation and the anniversary of July 15, 2016, coup d'état.  While a spokesperson for Amnesty International Turkey, claims that "those arrested were attending a digital security and information ma...

August 20, 2016

Ever since 

Turkey's failed coup in June, the relationship between the U.S and Turkey has become strained at best.  As NATO powers, even contentious ones, Turkey and the US have shared obligations.  Which have for all appearances now fallen apart.

While the U.S. did little to soothe the ego and temper of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in the days after June's failed coup attempt, the Turkish government did everything they could to provoke or engage a response from others in the International Community. Including  President Erdoğan's constant demand that the U.S. hand over Erdogan long time rival Fethullah Gülen, (the founder of the Gülen Movement) to Turkish prosecutors and police this week searching Incirlik air base under the guise of June's failed coup. Never mind the fact that during the recent inspection by Turkey no stone was left unturn...

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