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The current state of affairs in Turkey

June 23, 2017 at 10:50 EDM:   I’ve only just now realized Why Tayyip Erdoğan and MIT head Hakan Fidan are doing this:   https://www.turkishminute.com/2017/06/23/new-mother-detained-over-gulen-links-despite-doctors-objection/  they’re hoping that Fethullah Gülen will crack under the pressure of knowing that all his adherents are … Continue reading

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China, where lawyers are martyred…

China, where lawyers are martyred:  https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/aug/04/chinese-lawyer-who-exposed-baby-milk-scandal-jailed-for-subversion http://www.cbc.ca/news/world/pu-zhiqiang-human-rights-lawyer-china-1.3365674 http://www.rcinet.ca/en/2016/02/26/ontario-lawyers-urge-ottawa-to-raise-issue-of-jailed-chinese-colleagues-with-beijing/ Turkey, where a failed coup is being used to settle scores and silence dissent once and for all:   https://www.theguardian.com/books/2016/aug/03/free-speech-groups-condemn-turkeys-closure-of-29-publishers-after-failed-coup and Russia, where the hand of the government is never quite seen in … Continue reading

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The mayor of Fort Lauderdale wants you to know…

that he is not having senior citizens arrested for feeding the poor – contrary to recent media reports, such as this one, for instance:    http://globalnews.ca/news/1655630/90-year-old-man-arrested-for-feeding-homeless-in-florida/ After I read that news item on November 05, I sent the mayor of Fort Lauderdale, … Continue reading

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