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Claim: Turkey's President Rewrote the History of the 2016 Coup

On 14 July 2021, Haaretz published an opinion article written by Simon A.

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Claim: Ursula von der Leyen was denied chair at Erdogan meeting because she’s a woman

Ursula von der Leyen, the President of the European Commission, has claimed that she was denied a chair because she is a woman during a meeting with President Erdogan of Turkey this month.

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Deliberate and fraudulent news from Deutsche Welle

German newspaper Deutsche Welle falsely claim that “Last year, 300 women were murdered in Turkey, according to a women's rights organization. The number of unrecorded cases could be far higher as femicides are often filed as suicides.”

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Claim: Bogazici University Rector to Appoint Government Loyalist in the New Departments

The President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan has ordered the establishment of two new departments in Bogazici University, the country’s most prestigious university, which has suffered by weeks of provocations.

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Claim: Turkey Arrests Dozens of Students Protesting Erdogan’s Pick

In the media, it can be observed that there is a false campaign which is carried against President Erdogan.

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Claim: Erdogan Fails to Condemn Charlie Hebdo Attack in 2015

The Jerusalem Post claims that “Erdogan failed to condemn the murderous Islamist attack on France’s satirical magazine, Charlie Hebdo, back in 2015.” In the article of Neville Teller in the Jerusalem Post, he writes that “As for the French initiat

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