For a long time, the Islamists regarded the movement’s leader, Fethullah Gülen, as an agent of the secular Turkish state to tame and incorporate Islamic activism, whereas the secularists saw Gülen as the same evil as Iran’s Ayatollah Khomeini, only in different colors—with his initial moderate, democratic stance concealing a hidden agenda of Islamic revolution.
Doctors Fleeing Borders: Is Turkey becoming Europe’s Venezuela?
The exodus of qualified health professionals is not an isolated occurrence, but rather reflects a full-scale brain drain, and a broader wave of long-term emigration.
Doom and Gloom: Leaving Erdogan’s Turkey
Nativist and authoritarian populisms have largely been studied in terms of their approach towards immigrant groups, but once in power, their policies may also lead to emigration.
Neu aufgestellt: Die Gülen-Bewegung in Deutschland
Seit dem versuchten Putsch in der Türkei 2016 scheint die Gülen-Bewegung dort zerschlagen. Ankaras Geheimdienste verfolgen die so genannten "FETÖ-Terroristen" weltweit und schrecken auch vor Entführungen nicht zurück. In Deutschland wächst die Bewegung.
Müslüman Kardeşler ve Orta doğu (MEDYASCOPE)
2021’e Doğru Orta Doğu programında Dr. Arzu Yılmaz, konuğu GIGA Küresel ve Bölgesel Çalışmalar Enstitüsü’nden Dr. Hakkı Taş ile Müslüman Kardeşler’in Ortadoğu’daki rolü üzerine konuştu.
The Repertoire of Extraterritorial Repression: Diasporas and Home States
Repertoire enables a comprehensive approach to discern the robust mechanisms of extraterritorial repression,while also highlightingthe dynamism that eventually paves the way to the invention, adaptationand transmission of such repressive measures.
The GUlenists in Exile: Reviving the Movement as a Diaspora
Exile was not just a harsh winter for the movement, but, indeed, an existential crisis that let many followers to embark on extensive soul-searching.