Erdoğan Issues Arrest Warrant For Gülen-Supporter Enes Kanter, Accuses Him Of Backing Terrorism

Erdoğan Issues Arrest Warrant For Gülen-Supporter Enes Kanter, Accuses Him Of Backing Terrorism

Yesterday, the Turkish government issued an arrest warrant for Enes Kanter of the Oklahoma City Thunder. Erdoğan’s government allege that Kanter’s support for exiled preacher Fethullah Gülen constitutes “membership of an armed terrorist organization”. This is not entirely unexpected, Kanter was detained in Romania last weekend after being informed that his Turkish passport had been cancelled. The 6’11” center was eventually rerouted […]

Turkish Football Executives Rally Around Erdoğan

Turkish Football Executives Rally Around Erdoğan

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has had a pretty rocky term since being elected President in 2014. During his first years in office, the former Prime Minister was heavily criticized for, among other things: censoring the press, lacking neutrality, and building a lavish “presidential palace” in Ankara. But all of this criticism really came to a head […]