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20 May 2009
Sakena Yacoobi founded the Afghan Institute of Learning (AIL), in 1995 to “help address the problem of poor access for women and children to education and health services, their subsequent inability to support their lives, and the impact of this lack of education and health on Afghan (...)
18 November 2008
His cry for peace and call for civil disobedience against war sadly maintains its urgency today in an all- too violent world. Wolfgang Borchert was born in Hamburg in 1921. His career in the theatre was cut short at the age of 20 when he was drafted into the military. He was promptly (...)
28 February 2008
Turkey’s military invasion into Northern Iraq hardly two weeks after the headscarf turmoil has left no doubt that the ruling Justice and Development party’s step towards democratization goes only as far as the headscarf law.
30 novembre 2007
Dans la journée du 21 octobre, douze soldats turcs ont trouvé la mort et huit autres ont été enlevés lors d’une embuscade tendue par le PKK, non loin de la frontière irakienne. L’annonce, qui a causé une vive émotion à travers la Turquie, n’a fait que raviver la perspective d’une intervention militaire (...)
26 September 2007
Turkey was marked by political turmoil earlier this spring. Millions poured out to the streets of Turkey to protest the prospect of a president with roots in political Islam. The army issued an e-coup. The main opposition party in parliament Republican People’s Party (CHP) blocked the ruling Justice and Development Party’s (AKP) presidential nominee Foreign Minister Abdullah Gül. The constitutional court intervened to annul the elections resulting in a political deadlock. An early general election was called for July 22, 2002. The election was projected as an existential battle between Islamists and secularists by the oppositional forces.
26 septembre 2007
Le 28 août 2007, la Turquie est devenue la première république laïque dirigée par un président islamiste. À cheval sur l’Europe et sur le Moyen-Orient, le pays de 72 millions d’habitants expérimente un étonnant cocktail où se mélange la démocratie, la laïcité et l’islam politique.
1er juin 2007