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Al-Monitor: Does AKP’s ‘silent revolution’ silence women? – Pınar Tremblay

University students shout anti-government slogans during a protest against Turkey's High Education Board in Istanbul

Did you know there are legitimate and illegitimate lifestyles? That is what Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a Finnish reporter in Helsinki on Nov. 6. After suggesting the reporter was on a special mission to offend him, Erdogan went on to say that during his 16 years in politics, he has “never intervened in personal lifestyle choices.” Erdogan added that whatever the laws say, that [...] → Read the full article…