A quest for equality: minorities in Turkey

Front Cover
Minority Rights Group International, 2007 - Minorities - 44 pages
0 Reviews
Though Turkey is a land of vast ethnic, linguistic and religious diversity - home not only to Turks, Kurds and Armenians, but also, among others, Alevis, Ezidis, Assyrians, Laz, Caferis, Roma, Rum, Caucasians and Jews, the history of the state is one of severe repression of minorities in the name of nationalism. This report sets current law and practice in Turkey against the backdrop of equivalent international standards on linguistic rights of minorities; freedom of religion, thought and conscience; freedom of expression; freedom of assembly and association; political participation; property rights and anti-discrimination.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

Turkey an EU Timeline
4
Key minority groups in Turkey
11
Ways forward 15
32
Copyright

Common terms and phrases

Bibliographic information