Ozcan Keles Musings of a British Muslim academic activist

Category / Op-ed

To me it is glaringly obvious what Erdoğan is doing: misdirection for the sake of justifying his retaliatory measures. That said, there comes a point in any crisis or argument when you need to tackle and address such claims, if only to redirect the discussion back to its proper course. Hence this piece’s aim of appraising Erdoğan’s claims of a “parallel state.”

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Lady in red - Gezi Protest

Recent events in Turkey have given me the opportunity to address a question that is raised with the Dialogue Society every time a significant incident occurs overseas: ‘why does the Dialogue Society remain silent on such incidents?’ I will try to explain the Dialogue Society’s position on commenting on overseas incidents and issues and then […]

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