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Amberin Zaman

Amberin Zaman


Senior (Roving) Correspondent @AlMonitor #MENA Formerly #Turkey Correspondent @TheEconomist 1999-2016 @TheWilsonCenter Policy Fellow 2016-17 RT≠Endorsement???

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Ozturk Turkdogan, the president of the Turkish Human Rights Association, reckons that at least 1.5 million criminal probes have been launched since the subsequent imposition of martial law, which was lifted in July 2018.

Will Turkey’s efforts to woo Egypt yield fruit? - Al Monitor: The Pulse of the Middle East without @UnalCevikoz ⁩ @BehlulOzkan ⁩ @stevenacook ⁩ @SelimKoru ⁩

Best headline of the day: Dishwasher introducing himself as UN prosecutor arrested in Turkey | Daily Sabah

How can I contact you? I work for @AlMonitor 

Inpsirational essay on how the Bengalis thrashed Modi and his toxic misogynistic Hindu authoritarianism

“During the Obama administration, the department prosecuted nine leak cases, more than all previous administrations combined”

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This Erdogan security detail called me "a pkk whore" For standing in the driveway of @BrookingsInst 

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Shots fired screams heard at Cnn Turk studio terrifying #Turkey 

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A cobra helicopter just fired at the parliament #Turkey 

The Chora church in Istanbul, home to some of the most exquisite frescoes of Byzantine period, was converted to a mosque by the Ottomans in 1511. In 1958 after its frescoes were uncovered and restored it reopened as a museum. As of today it’s a full service mosque.

shouting obscenities at me & trying to scare me by taking my photos. Great ambassadors for my country #Turkey 

. @abdbozkurt  ex Ankara bureau chief of shuttered Gulenist outlet, Today's Zaman who fled to Stockholm in 2016 was assaulted by 3 unidentified assailants outside his home yesterday. Bozkurt runs several anti-government websites. Gulenists in the US have also been attacked.

Yesterday I sat down with @MazloumAbdi ⁩ for over an hour with no translator, so packed a lot into the interview which will soon be published by @AlMonitor  #SDF  #Rojava  #Syria 

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Kurdish girl forced to marry in Kutana, in Bulbul district, and returned three days to her family, raped by 4 gunmen of the “Sultan Murad” militia

I can’t begin to describe how hard it was to interview mothers and fathers for this piece:

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