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Her War: Women Vs. ISIS. A Dunon on Twitter: "Women fleeing ISIS areas throwing their black abayes when reaching YPG checkpoints. via @jackshahine #TwitterKurds. Twitter. Twitter. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan: ‘women not equal to men’ The Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, has been accused of blatant sexism after declaring that women are not equal to men and claiming feminists in Turkey reject the idea of motherhood.

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan: ‘women not equal to men’

The devoutly Muslim president said biological differences meant women and men could not serve the same functions, adding that manual work was unsuitable for the “delicate nature” of women. His comments ignited a firestorm of controversy on Twitter and one well-known female TV news anchor even took the unusual step of condemning the remarks during a bulletin. “Our religion [Islam] has defined a position for women: motherhood,” Erdoğan said at a summit in Istanbul on justice for women, speaking to an audience including his own daughter Sumeyye. “Some people can understand this, while others can’t. You cannot explain this to feminists because they don’t accept the concept of motherhood.”

He recalled: “I would kiss my mother’s feet because they smelled of paradise. “Wasn’t it the case in Anatolia? ÊzîdîPress sur Twitter : "Ezidi Genocide - Day 100 #TwitterKurds #Sinjar #Shingal #HeritageOfMesopotamia... ÊzîdîPress sur Twitter : "Ezidi Genocide, 3.08.2014 - Day 92 #TwitterKurds #Shingal #Sinjar #Ezidi #Yezidis... How a Turkish leftist gave his life to save Kurdish Kobane. ISTANBUL — Suphi Nejat Agirnasli lived a scholar’s life on an island in the Sea of Marmara, a short ferry ride from the center of Istanbul.

How a Turkish leftist gave his life to save Kurdish Kobane

He was translating a multivolume encyclopedia of psychology from German into Turkish. He often worked in the living room, in sweatpants, looking out at the water. “He told me that he didn’t want to grow up. He didn’t want to go to the adult world,” said his close friend Omer, a student who asked to be identified by only his first name. But in August, Agirnasli cleaned out his room and vanished, leaving no indication of his destination. Images from that brief final chapter of his life contrast with earlier photographs of the scholar hunched over his papers. In the widening crisis emanating from Syria, Agirnasli’s profile stands out among the hundreds of men and women from Turkey — most of them ethnic Kurds — fighting in Kobane and the other parts of Syria.

“ELYUL IS COMING.” “Above all else, I made this choice for myself. With friends like Turkey, who needs enemies? Osvaldo Vargas on Twitter: "YPJ-soldier in #Kobane fighting #ISIS together with her dad. A very powerful picture. #TwitterKurds. Bestanuce sur Twitter : "VARTO’DA POLIS BIR GENCI ÖLDÜRDÜ! Foto:DIHA... Cahida Dêrsim sur Twitter : "Day 17 and Kobane is still resisting! #TwitterKurds... Impact de Twitter sur la blogosphère. #hashtags - What's happening right now on twitter.

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