The ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) and the Gülen movement are actually two similar groups with similar political and religious goals.
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The international human rights community should protest the arbitrary imprisonment of the Aksu couple rigorously since they are descendants of a people who have been historically persecuted, violated, and subject to genocide.
Uzay BulutDecember 4, 2017
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Richard TadaSeptember 13, 2017
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Mark TooleyJuly 19, 2016
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