Month: May 2011

BAHAR Film, Thursday May 12, 2011: Canlar: The Alevis/Bektashis

Posted on 9 May 2011 by Blogs Admin

The Alevis are a religious and cultural minority population in Turkey, numbering about 15 million people. They have historically been discriminated against and intermittently persecuted by both the Ottoman state and the Turkish Republic. There are now substantial Alevi communities outside Turkey, especially in Germany, and also a small community in the UK. The Alevis
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