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Wednesday, February 12, 2014
BBC News - Turkish cleric Gulen deplores ruling AK Party actions
In a rare BBC interview the influential Turkish Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen
has condemned Turkey's ruling AK Party over its response to a major corruption
He called the dismissal of senior investigators in the police and judiciary
"anti-democratic", describing it as an attempt to undermine his supporters.
Mr Gulen was speaking from self-imposed exile in Pennsylvania, in the US,
from where he now leads his global Hizmet movement. It was the 74-year-old
scholar's first broadcast interview in 16 years.