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Al-Monitor: Is Syria War Additional Spark To Alevi Protests in Turkey? – Cengiz Çandar

Anti-government Alevi protesters shout slogans during a demonstration in Istanbul

Unless appropriate measures are taken and an exit is found quickly, Turkey is going to be facing developments that will be at least as formidable to handle as its Kurdish issue. The almost instantaneous spillover of incidents at Ankara’s Middle East Technical University to Antakya [historical city of Antioch] near the Syrian border, the death of 23-year-old Ahmet Arikan on [...] → Read the full article…