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Fethullah Gülen sur Le Monde: « L’échec de l’expérience démocratique turque n’est pas dû à l’adhésion aux valeurs islamiques mais à leur trahison »

Contrairement àce que démontre le pouvoir autoritaire d’Erdogan en Turquie, il est possible deconstruire une démocratie musulmane respectueuse de l’Etat de droit, défend,dans une tribune au « Monde », l’opposant exilé aux Etats-Unis. Il fut un temps où la...

Gulen on Le Monde: “Islam is Compatible with Democracy, Despite Turkey’s Recent Example”

For the original French version  Turkey was hailed as an example for a modern Muslimdemocracy during the early 2000s. The current ruling party that came to powerin 2002 implemented reforms that were aligned with the European Union’sdemocratic standards and the...

Core Values of the Hizmet Movement

The Hizmet movement is a civil society movement committed to peaceful coexistence and service to humanity based on social responsibility and philanthropy. The movement prioritises education, dialogue, and humanitarian aid in its activities by centring on the concept...

Interview with Henri Goldman on Holocaust Remembrance Day 2020

For the full video interview, please click here. For the French version, please click here. Hello, Mr. Goldman! Could you introduce yourself in a few words and tell us a little bit about the tragedy that has affected your family? I was born here (Brussels) in 1947....

The Uyghur Question: From the origins of the crisis to the consequences for the diaspora with Professor Vanessa Frangville

For the video of the event. On Wednesday 4 December 2019, Intercultural Dialogue Platform, Fedactio, and Solidarity with Others had the pleasure of hosting Professor Vanessa Frangville, sinologue and researcher from the Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB), for a...

Book Launch: “En attendant le paradis: anatomie des radicalisations” with Amélie M. Chelly

For the French report:  For the video.  On Tuesday 12 November 2019, Intercultural Dialogue Platform and Fedactio had the honour to host Mme Amélie M. Chelly, doctor of sociology and specialist on Iran and Political Islam. After a convivial moment, in which guests had...

Origin, Development and Discourse of Gulen Movement” with Prof. Dr Anwar Alam

On 4th of November 2019, Professor Anwar Alam, Senior Fellow from Policy Perspectives Foundation in New Delhi, was invited to present his last work on the Hizmet Movement by Intercultural Dialogue Platform and Fedactio. The book launch opened with the arrival of...

Condemnation and Condolences regarding the Christchurch Mosque Shooting

We are deeply saddened about the terror attack that happened today in Christchurch, New Zealand. We offer our sincerest condolences to those who lost their loved ones and to the people of New Zealand. We strongly condemn this heinous attack that targeted believers...
The Gülen Community: Who to Believe – Politicians or Actions?

Thomas Michel On July 15, 2016, while President Erdoğan was vacationing in the Mediterranean coastal town of Marmaris, Istanbul and Ankara were shaken by an attempted coup d’état carried out by certain members of the Turkish armed forces. About seven years before...

The Turkey I No Longer Know
The Turkey I No Longer Know

Fethullah Gulen Turkey that I once knew as a hope-inspiring country on its way to consolidating its democracy and a moderate form of secularism has become the dominion of a president who is doing everything he can to amass power and subjugate dissent. Turkey, my...

Erdoǧan’s Most Vulnerable Victims: Women and Children
Erdoǧan’s Most Vulnerable Victims: Women and Children

by Sophia Pandya Human rights violations in Turkey have increased exponentially in the aftermath of the July 15, 2016 attempted coup. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoǧan blamed the plot on the Hizmet (Gülen) movement, and seized the opportunity to throw many of...

Muslims’ unique responsibility to fight terror
Muslims’ unique responsibility to fight terror

Muslim's have a responsibility to strengthen their immune system against violent extremism writes Fethullah Gulen, honorary president of Dialogue Platform. SAYLORSBURG, Pennsylvania — The brutal, deadly attacks in London and Manchester on innocent civilians are the...