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Is Le Monde right about religious schools in Turkey?

The French newspaper Le Monde published an article about imam-hatip scho

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Claim: Jarablus cleansed of DAESH “with barely a shot”

On 29 August 2016, The Huffington Post published an ar

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Claim: Evidence that Gulen masterminded failed coup “flimsy”

On 16 August 2016, an article was published in the Middle East Eye in which it was claimed that the evidence that US-based cult lea

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Claim: Ozgur Gundem “pro-Kurdish”

On 18 August 2016, Turkish novelist Elif Safak posted a tweet on her personal Twitter account in which she called the Turkish daily newspaper Ozgur Gundem “pro-Kurdis

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Claim: Less oxygen, constant fear for Turkish people

On 15 August 2016, TIME magazine published an article titled The Coup May Have Failed but Fear Still Rules Turkey which was written by Amnesty Inter

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Claim: Men, women compartmentalized in restaurants in Turkey

On 12 August 2016, Can Dundar, a Turkish journalist tried for espionage and treason who recently resigned from his job as editor-in-chief of the opposition daily Cumhuriyet and went to Germany,

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Claim: Turkey allows sex with children under 15

On 14 August 2016, Sweden’s Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom claimed on her Twitter account that Turkey allows having sex with children younger than 15.

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