Monthly Archives: July 2016

 

Fethullah Gulen on ‘GPS’: Failed Turkey coup looked ‘like a Hollywood movie’

Fethullah Gulen on ‘GPS’: Failed Turkey coup looked ‘like a Hollywood movie’

Ray Sanchez, CNN (CNN)Fethullah Gulen, the reclusive cleric accused by Turkey of hatching a military coup attempt, concedes that his supporters could have been involved in the putsch but again denied any direct connection. “There might have been some sympathetic people [to Gulen] among them,” he told CNN’s Fareed Zakaria in an interview. President Recep […]

Fethullah Gulen: I Condemn All Threats to Turkey’s Democracy

FETHULLAH GULEN SAYLORSBURG, Pa. — During the attempted military coup in Turkey this month, I condemned it in the strongest terms. “Government should be won through a process of free and fair elections, not force,” I said. “I pray to God for Turkey, for Turkish citizens, and for all those currently in Turkey that this […]
Posted in Op-Ed
Fethullah Gülen issued the following statement on Turkey’s extradition request

Fethullah Gülen issued the following statement on Turkey’s extradition request

July 19, 2016 Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan today once again demonstrated he will go to any length necessary to solidify his power and persecute his critics. It is ridiculous, irresponsible and false to suggest I had anything to do with the horrific failed coup. I urge the US government to reject any effort to […]
Posted in News
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