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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...

CIVITAS Training on promoting active citizenship through youth work 

At a time when European societies have never been so pressured and polarised in the context of the post-pandemic, the Ukrainian crisis and climate change, it is important to highlight the key role of European youth in building a better future. With political...

Call for Intercultural Youth Advisors!

Are you interested in sharing your ideas, providing feedback, vocalizing the needs of young people, gaining insights and professional experience in European civil society projects? Apply now and become a member of IDP’s Intercultural Youth Advisory Board!Intercultural...

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...
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...