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Sarphan Uzunoglu

Sarphan Uzunoğlu is an Associate Professor in UiT Arctic University of Norway Language and Culture Department. Before UiT; Uzunoğlu worked as a lecturer in Kadir Has University Public Relations and Information Department. Prior to becoming a lecturer in KHAS university he worked as a deputy advisor in Turkish Great Nation Assembly (TBMM) for four years. He wrote essays for publications alike Radikal, Taraf, Evrensel and Mesele.

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Latest posts by Sarphan Uzunoglu

18 July 2017

One Year Later: Why the Purges in Turkey Were Always in the Pipeline

The Bridge

"What has happened in Turkey is a tragedy, made even worse by the fact that the loudest voices in the chorus said the wrong things at the wrong time."