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· February, 2008

Stories about Turkey from February, 2008

Turkey: Hijab Ban Lifted

Erkan's field diary discusses Turkey's lifting of the headscarf (Hijab) ban in his country.

Middle East: Protesting Love

Valentine's Day has come and gone, but in the Middle East, the debate still continues on whether it is an occasion which should be celebrated or shunned. With both Saudi...

Turkey: Meeting Ethan Zuckerman and Other Geeky People

Turkish blogger Erkan writes about meeting GV co-founder Ethan Zuckerman and many other “cool and geeky” people at a two-day conference in Istanbul.

Turkey is Typing… Turban or No Turban?

The "Turban" (or Islamic Headscarf) in Turkey has always been a hot-button issue within the Republic. This week, the Turkish parliament approved a preliminary bill that would allow women to...

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