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Fethullah Gülen’s Condemnation of the New Year’s Eve Terrorist Attack in Istanbul Nightclub

Fethullah Gulen issued a message of condolences and condemnation of the terrorist attack in an Istanbul nightclub on New Year’s Eve. Gulen said, “I pray that God grant mercy and forgiveness to those who lost their lives during a time normally reserved for celebration, hope and renewal.” The attack claimed lives of 39 people in Reina […]

Fethullah Gülen: Turkey is being dragged into a civil war

Issuing a press statement following the latest terrorist attack in Turkey on Saturday, Muslim scholar Fethullah Gülen claimed that Turkey is being dragged into a civil war but underlined that sympathizers of the movement sometimes called after him would always remain peaceful no matter how they are treated.

Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on Gülen and Hizmet

Foreign Affairs Committee Inquiry into UK’s relations with Turkey: hearing session on on Gülen and Hizmet The UK Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee is examining the bilateral relationship between the UK and Turkey, focusing on rights and freedoms as well as how Turkish foreign and security policies relate to those of the UK. The inquiry is […]
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Fethullah Gulen Video Message to Philadelphia World Affairs Council

Mr. Gulen’s Responses to Philadelphia World Affairs Council September 15, 2016 Q: As you more than well know, Turkey is geopolitically and strategically of great world significance and for these reasons has been considered an essential ally of the United States for many decades. How do you believe the United States should react to current […]
Was there a sincere alliance between the Gulen Movement and Erdogan?

Was there a sincere alliance between the Gulen Movement and Erdogan?

NRT correspondent Huner Anwer interviews Fethullah Gulen in his Pennsylvania residence ask the crucial question on alliance between the Gulen Movement and Erdogan. Gulen says, briefly, there has never been sincere alliance between them but the movement supported Erdogan as long as Erdogan stayed in line with democratic values and honored rule of law. Below […]
Fethullah Gulen: “If the allegations are proved, I agree to return to Turkey”

Fethullah Gulen: “If the allegations are proved, I agree to return to Turkey”

Fethullah Gülen French daily Le Monde published Turkish Islamic Scholar Fethullah Gulen’s op-ed on August 11, 2016. Below is short excerpt from his op-ed. Translation is by Google and slightly edited by HizmetNews.Com “For seventeen years I have lived secluded in a small village in the USA. Claiming that I could, at 10,000 kilometers away, convince […]
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[Video] Exclusive: Gulen speaks to NRT on Kurds, human rights and Erdogan

[Video] Exclusive: Gulen speaks to NRT on Kurds, human rights and Erdogan

NRT correspondent Huner Anwer interviews Fethullah Gulen in his Pennsylvania residence.
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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 Gülen as Educator

1. Fethullah Gülen and the “Gülen Schools” The topic that I chose for this paper is that of Fethullah Gülen as an educator. I must confess at the outset that I have arrived at the topic of my talk backwards. Rather than having studied the writings of Fethullah Gülen on education and pedagogy and then […]
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Ijtihad and Tajdid by Conduct: Gulen and His Movement

Law is a socio-cultural construct and local knowledge. Thus, it can be studied by sociological methods. Since law and socio-cultural phenomena are interlinked and there is no absolute autonomy, any change in law or culture inevitably would influence the other. Thus, in a plural society the issue of legal pluralism arises where normative heterogeneity is […]
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