Violence in Turkey

TV Interview Although the Turkish protests have evolved from violent anti-government demonstrations to peaceful resistance, Erdogan remains popular. This TV interview was broadcasted on The Pulse show on Radio Television Hong Kong on 21 and 22 June, 2013.
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The Awareness of Beauty

Interview Hassan Massoudy, an Iraqi calligrapher, was coined the “greatest living calligrapher”. He bridges the gap between Western and Eastern cultures, tradition and modernity. This interview, conducted in Arabic, was the cover story of Papers of DIalogue on February 17, 2014.
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L’islam politique: un échec?

Opinion L'islam politique ne perd guère de son emprise sur le monde musulman. Ce qui est en cause, c'est la politique de certains partis d'inspiration islamique. Cet article a été publié au sein de The Huffington Post le 14 Août 2013.
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Sino-Arab Trade on the Rise

Feature The Sino-Arab trade has been on a fast track of growth. The Arab Spring and the subsequent civil unrest have provided vast economic opportunities to China, the world's second biggest economy. This article was published in Your Middle East on August 14, 2013.
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Is Taksim Like Tahrir?

Analysis Make no mistake. The Turkish republic is significantly different from its Arab counterparts. A more accurate comparison of the civil unrest taking place across Turkey today would be the 1968 protests worldwide. This article was published in Weekly Blitz on June 8, 2013.
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