Historian who “insulted Atatürk” arrested in Istanbul

State of emergency in Turkey - historians arrested for criticizing Atatürk - Turkey's new normal.

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Süleyman Yeşilyurt, one of the two historians form who arrest warrants were issued for “insulting Atatürk” during a TV-show was arrested in Istanbul on May 12. A chief public prosecutor in Istanbul, on May 11, issued arrest warrants for two historians for insulting Mustafa Kemal Atatürk. The “incident” More...

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Wife of Omar Mateen a.k.a. Orlando Shooter Arrested by FBI

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