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Turkish secularists fear Erdogan’s theocracy as referendum looms

Turkish secularists fear Erdogan’s theocracy as referendum looms

Posted: Mon, 20 Mar 2017

Turkish secularists have expressed their fears for the country's secular future ahead of a referendum to drastically increase the power of President Erdogan.

Crackdown on secular intellectuals in Turkey continues

Crackdown on secular intellectuals in Turkey continues

Posted: Thu, 28 Feb 2013

A senior astrophysics professor in Turkey appears to be the latest target of what academics and scientists in that country say is an ongoing campaign by its conservative government to intimidate secular intellectuals.

Turkey wants to retrieve children adopted by Christians and gays

Turkey wants to retrieve children adopted by Christians and gays

Posted: Fri, 22 Feb 2013

Turkey recently launched a campaign to retrieve Turkish children in European countries who have been taken from their parents and given to Christian couples, starting the process by taking back children from gay and lesbian couples.

Poll shows Turks want secularism

Poll shows Turks want secularism

Posted: Wed, 28 Nov 2012

An overwhelming majority of Turkish people want secularism to be included in the country's new charter, a recent survey conducted by KONDA for the Turkish Economic and Social Studies Foundation (TESEV) has revealed.