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Who are We ?

Eki 27, 2011 No Comments by

Who are we? Well, basically, we are ordinary people. Neither too smart, nor gifted with extraordinary characteristics.We don’t hold impressive degrees from outstanding universities. We are not a brain trust to be projected as “prospective leaders” of our countries posed in suits.  We are not politically trained and ideologically committed; we lack memberships in well-knit [...]

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Our Manifesto

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All democracy activists around the world followed enthusiastically the wave that shook the Arab world beginning in December 2010 in Tunis. Our hopes were rekindled while watching the youth taking to the streets. Our hearts broke with every life lost. We were stirred with every new heartening step, we cheered for every victory. But mostly, [...]

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Who are Young Civilians

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Who are the Young Civilians? Young Civilians, in a short time span, has become the most popular and influential civil society organization cum youth movement in Turkey, distinguishing itself from other movements striving for similar causes. Opposing to all kinds of military intervention into politics, Young Civilians aims to establish a liberal democracy in Turkey that is based [...]

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