Post Tagged with: "Fethullah Gulen"

Police in Turkey detains educators over ‘Gulen links’

December 27, 2017 11:30 pm
Police in Turkey detains educators over ‘Gulen links’

This handout picture, released on September 24, 2013 by Zaman Daily, shows exiled Turkish Muslim preacher Fethullah Gulen at his residence in Saylorsburg, Pennsylvania. (Via AFP) Police in Turkey have arrested dozens of people working at a now-shuttered university over suspected involvement in an attempted coup last year. Turkey’s Anadolu […]

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Turkey sacks 2,700 public service workers as part of anti-Gulen purge

December 24, 2017 2:34 am
Turkey sacks 2,700 public service workers as part of anti-Gulen purge

File photo of Turkish riot police forces confronting protesters with smoke grenades As many as 2,756 more people have been dismissed from Turkey’s public services’ sector for being linked to “terror” groups. The Official Gazette of the Republic of Turkey announced the dismissals on Sunday, saying they included 637 military […]

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Turkish Justice Minister Abdulhamit Gul says all procedures for US extradition of Fethullah Gulen complete

October 22, 2017 7:32 pm
Turkish Justice Minister Abdulhamit Gul says all procedures for US extradition of Fethullah Gulen complete

Turkish Justice Minister Abdulhamit Gul (C) speaks to reporters in Ankara, Turkey, on October 22, 2017. (Photo by Anadolu news agency) Turkish Justice Minister Abdulhamit Gul says his country expects US officials to extradite Pennsylvania-based opposition cleric, Fethullah Gulen, whom the Ankara government accuses of having masterminded the failed July […]

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Third of Turkish judicial staff linked to Fethullah Gulen movement: Chairman of the Supreme Court Ismail Rustu Cirit

September 5, 2017 10:30 pm
Third of Turkish judicial staff linked to Fethullah Gulen movement: Chairman of the Supreme Court Ismail Rustu Cirit

Chairman of the Turkish Supreme Court Ismail Rustu Cirit delivers a speech during a ceremony at the Supreme Court of Appeals in Ankara, Turkey, on September 5, 2017. (Photo by Anadolu news agency) A high-ranking Turkish judicial official says almost one-third of the country’s judicial staff have been affiliated to […]

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Turkey arrests nine more journalists over alleged links to Fethullah Gulen

August 17, 2017 10:30 pm
Turkey arrests nine more journalists over alleged links to Fethullah Gulen

Journalists and activists gather outside the court in Istanbul, on July 28, 2017, protesting against the trial of journalists and staff from the Cumhuriyet newspaper. Turkey has arrested nine more journalists over their alleged links to the movement of US-based opposition figure Fethullah Gulen, whom Ankara blames for having masterminded […]

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Government of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sacks over 4,000 judges and prosecutors linked to US-based Turkish cleric Fethullah Gulen

May 26, 2017 10:30 pm
Government of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sacks over 4,000 judges and prosecutors linked to US-based Turkish cleric Fethullah Gulen

This photo taken on October 27, 2016 shows Turkish Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag. (via AFP) Turkey has sacked more than 4,000 judges and prosecutors accused of supporting last year’s abortive putsch against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The judiciary officials were dismissed from duty after investigation, Turkish Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag said […]

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Turkish government fires over 200 judges, prosecutors over alleged links to Gulen

February 20, 2017 8:50 pm
Turkish government fires over 200 judges, prosecutors over alleged links to Gulen

Turkish riot police detain demonstrators during a protest outside a university campus in Ankara on February 10, 2017, against the dismissal of academics from universities following a post-coup emergency decree. (Photo by AFP) The Turkish government has dismissed 227 more judges and prosecutors over alleged links to an outlawed movement, as […]

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18 Turkish army pilots arrested over links to Gulen movement

October 30, 2016 8:40 pm
18 Turkish army pilots arrested over links to Gulen movement

Members of the Turkish armed forces are escorted by police on July 17, 2016, over their suspected involvement in the coup attempt of July 15. (Photo by AP) Turkish officials have arrested more than a dozen army pilots on charges of affiliation to the network of US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, […]

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Over 35,000 suspects arrested in Turkey over Fethullah Gulen links: Media

October 23, 2016 9:30 pm
Over 35,000 suspects arrested in Turkey over Fethullah Gulen links: Media

A woman mourns over the coffin of a victim of the July coup attempt in Turkey, in Ankara, July 17, 2016. (Photo by AFP) Ankara has arrested a total of more than 35,000 people over alleged links to US-based opposition figure Fethullah Gulen, who is accused of orchestrating a failed […]

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Turkey police arrest brother of US-based preacher, Fethullah Gulen in coup probe

October 2, 2016 5:44 pm
Turkey police arrest brother of US-based preacher, Fethullah Gulen in coup probe

Police officers stand next to demonstrators protesting in front of the High Education Board (YOK) against the suspension of academics from universities following a post-coup emergency decree in Ankara on September 22, 2016. (Photo by AFP) Turkey’s police have detained a brother of US-based preacher, Fethullah Gulen, whom Turkish officials […]

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Turkish government asks US to detain Pennsylvania-based opposition figure Fethullah Gulen for ‘ordering’ July coup d’état in Turkey

September 13, 2016 3:00 pm
Turkish government asks US to detain Pennsylvania-based opposition figure Fethullah Gulen for ‘ordering’ July coup d’état in Turkey

Turkish opposition figure Fethullah Gulen (file photo by AFP) The Turkish government has sent an official request to the United States demanding the arrest of Pennsylvania-based opposition figure Fethullah Gulen on charges of “ordering” the failed July 15 coup d’état in Turkey. The Turkish Justice Ministry sent the request to […]

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Turkey detains dozens, issues warrants over links to alleged coup plotter Fethullah Gulen

September 8, 2016 7:13 pm
Turkey detains dozens, issues warrants over links to alleged coup plotter Fethullah Gulen

Police escort journalists to court in the Turkish city of Istanbul on July 29, 2016 amid the government’s crackdown following the July 15 failed military coup. ©AP Turkey has detained dozens of businessmen and academics and issued arrest warrants for some 50 military officers over suspected links to US-based opposition […]

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Over 81,000 sacked, suspended over failed coup by US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen

August 14, 2016 7:02 pm
Over 81,000 sacked, suspended over failed coup by US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim The Turkish prime minister says more than 81,000 people have been dismissed or suspended from work over suspected links to US-based opposition cleric Fethullah Gulen, whom Ankara blames for the failed mid-July coup. Binali Yildirim told reporters at Cankaya Palace in the capital, Ankara, on […]

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14 Turkish judiciary members remanded over links to US-based opposition cleric Fethullah Gulen

August 13, 2016 12:00 pm
14 Turkish judiciary members remanded over links to US-based opposition cleric Fethullah Gulen

Turkish police officers escort a Turkish soldier who allegedly took part in a failed military coup, as they get off a bus in the courthouse at Bakirkoy district of Istanbul, Turkey, July 16, 2016. (Photo by AFP) Judiciary officials in Turkey have been remanded in custody more than a dozen […]

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US to choose either Fethullah Gulen or Turkey: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

August 11, 2016 4:47 am
US to choose either Fethullah Gulen or Turkey: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan delivers a speech at the Presidential Palace in Ankara, on August 10, 2016. © AP Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called on the United States to extradite US-based opposition cleric Fethullah Gulen blamed by Ankara for the failed military coup in the country last […]

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