POLITICS OF TURKIFICATION DURING THE SINGLE PARTY PERIOD

RIFAT N.BALİ

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This paper is a short analysis of the Turkification policies of the founding fathers of the Turkish Republic towards the minorities in the country. It will try to analyze how the top Republican leaders, Mustafa Kemal and his colleagues, defined the Turkish nation, and determined the guidelines to convert non-Muslims into Turkish citizens and the indicators of having been Turkified. It will also try to describe the methods they used for speeding up the process, and the hidden face of the Turkification project, which was the Turkification of the economy. Continue reading

Turkey ordered to pay Cyprus €90m for 1974 invasion

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/turkey-ordered-to-pay-cyprus-90m-for-1974-invasion-9358319.html

The European Court of Human Rights said Turkey still owed money to residents affected by conflict

* Lizzie Dearden
* 12 May 2014

Turkey has been ordered to pay Cyprus €90 million (£73.3 million) in compensation for its 1974 invasion of the island.
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