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Aykan Erdemir
Turkey Program Senior Director. Former Turkish lawmaker. Task Force on Minorities. Steering Cmte. PhD.
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Aykan Erdemir 11h
Although has mutual legal assistance treaties w/ many countries, systematic torture & ill-treatment of detainees & shortcomings in rule of law & due process prevent legal extraditions, leading to Ankara's abductions. My comments to :
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Claire Berlinski. 12h
Replying to @ClaireBerlinski
1. Treat people who disagree with you--even about things that are very important--politely, respectfully, and with the humble awareness that you are human, and thus like the rest of our species often prone to be sure you're right when in fact you're absolutely wrong.
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Aykan Erdemir 15h
One of 's smartest conservative intellectuals (w/ a law degree) & family were almost swindled $43K by con artists who convinced them that they were part of a probe. 's column offers insights into Turkey's climate of fear.
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Aykan Erdemir 15h
Ahead of 's exposé highlighting 's role in Iran's sanctions schemes, the bank on FRI "urged a judge to dismiss a US indictment," claiming "its status as a Turkish 'instrumentality' shielded it from prosecution because of sovereign immunity."
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Tugba Tanyeri-Erdemir 17h
We are about to start "Religious Cultural Heritage, Human Dignity and Sustainable Development" panel organized by Oxford Journal of Law and Religion.
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Aykan Erdemir 16h
Replying to @OCCRP
. exposé says ’s son-in-law 's role in 's sanctions busting was not limited to “instructing” "to let continue his scheme after his 2013 arrest in 🇹🇷," but also involved earlier role linked to
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Aykan Erdemir 16h
Replying to @OCCRP @CourthouseNews
When, 's " rejected ’s application for an account that was to be used by the network," Zarrab "went to the bank with , then Turkey’s minister of affairs," who solved the "problem."
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Aykan Erdemir 16h
Replying to @OCCRP @CourthouseNews
Bagman , who "started work for as a security guard in 2006 before joining the money laundering op," said he carried gold to & currency to , , & the , btw 2008-2013. Must-read & exposé:
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Aykan Erdemir 16h
's bagman , who carried gold & cash to help evade US sanctions, confesses, "the conspiracy started earlier, lasted longer, extended further, & involved more people & countries than jurors in ’s trial were told."
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Davide Luca Sep 19
The politics of distraction, or how and his gov't use foreign policy to distract voters from 's economic/political problems and rally people around the flag. By Jonathan Gorvett. Feat views by , me, & others. .
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Aykan Erdemir Sep 19
"An bailout would come with strings attached and cannot afford that. It would undercut his domination of the political system." My take in 's piece:
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Aykan Erdemir Sep 19
"Everything these days is described as an 'existential threat' to . The point is to keep the country on the edge of imminent war at all times – to keep the population constantly on edge." My comments in 's piece:
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FDD Sep 18
The United States should continue to go after the source of the problem for Iranian victims, by continuing to name, shame and punish Iranian rights violators, all the meanwhile standing with the Iranian people and echoing their concerns:
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Aykan Erdemir Sep 18
Replying to @Dogruhaber
Here's the op-ed by Dr. Bekir Tank, where he explains how the student council president of his university actively campaigned for his firing on accusations of "separatism" for assigning a -to- translation project.
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Aykan Erdemir Sep 18
A historian was fired from his post at an university following accusations of "separatism" for assigning a -to- translation project, reports :
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Aykan Erdemir Sep 18
This reported "gift" of a $25m tanker to is unlikely to make headlines in : "According to , touted his personal links to , including his reported gift of a $25-million oil tanker to the president’s family."
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Aykan Erdemir Sep 18
A must-read exposé by & claims a oligarch closely tied to helped establish ' lobbying contracts w/ public lender , prosecuted in the U.S. for busting sanctions.
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Aykan Erdemir Sep 18
On this year, it is heart-warming to see all the messages Arab friends across the share with their Jewish neighbors. May 5781 be a year of greater understanding and mutual embrace for all.
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Kaya Genç Sep 18
“Bekçi is basically another instrument of oppression of the opposition, because the government can no longer rely on plurality of support to continue its regime. It will increasingly be a minority-based autocratic rule,” says .
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Aykan Erdemir Sep 18
Thanks, , for recognizing the commitment of Munich Young Leaders in the Americas who woke up @ 3:30am ET (or even earlier further to the West) to listen to Australian Minister for Defence . Also, a special thanks goes to strong-brewed coffee!
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