Deborah Ann Dilley · February, 2008

Occasionally authoring articles for the Turkish and Kurdish blogosphere coverage on Global Voices.

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Turkey is Typing… Turban or No Turban?

  11 February 2008

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 wear headscarves at University... the result of which has caused an outcry from many sections of Turkish society. Is the lifting of the headscarf ban a sign of a positive democratic process or the slow takeover of a religious autocracy?

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