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Cultural Differences and Minority Rights in Turkey

Cultural Differences and Minority Rights in Turkey

By • on November 9, 2012

A guest arriving in Turkey will find a seemingly open, tolerant and colorful society, and won’t probably perceive any of its internal tensions. Tourists train their cameras towards the magnificent mosques of Istanbul, while Muslim believers kneel on their prayer-rugs, and groups of women wearing traditional veils walk to their daily chores while pop

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Turkish Court Halts Disputed Renovation Project in Historic Sulukule

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Thank you….?! Partnering for Roma inclusion

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