Daily Archives: August 20, 2017


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Turkey’s education curriculum; Darwin out, Jihad in

This article from Adnrkronos addresses the recent decision by the Turkish government to introduce jihad to the education curriculum.

EFD Senior Policy Advisor Demir Murat Seyrek comments on the historic and current problems the Alevis, Turkey’s largest religious minority, face; “It certainly predates AKP but AKP has not done anything to solve this issue either. On the contrary, they have promoted, by all means, Sunni Islam as the main religion of the country.”


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Jihad in the classroom: New curriculum unnerves Turkish minority

This article from Deutsche Presse-Agentur addresses the recent decision by the Turkish government to introduce jihad to the education curriculum.

EFD Senior Policy Advisor Demir Murat Seyrek comments on the historic and current problems the Alevis, Turkey’s largest religious minority, face; “It certainly predates AKP but AKP has not done anything to solve this issue either. On the contrary, they have promoted, by all means, Sunni Islam as the main religion of the country.”


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