#Turkey: The significance of Erdogan to UAE. Aykan Erdemir – Turkey

Feb 18, 2022, 01:39 AM

Photo:  Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan was the first President of the United Arab Emirates and is recognised as the father of the nation.
             Note that many rich Arab men are falconers.

#Turkey:  The significance of Erdogan to UAE.  Aykan Erdemir – Turkey

Dr. Aykan Erdemir  @aykanerdemir  @aykan_erdemir  @FDD  @ADL Task Force on #MidEast, senior director of FDD’s Turkey program, is a former member of the Turkish Parliament (2011 to 2015) who served in the EU-Turkey Joint Parliamentary Committee, EU Harmonization Committee, and the Ad Hoc Parliamentary Committee on the IT Sector and the Internet. As an outspoken defender of pluralism, minority rights, and religious freedoms in the Middle East, Aykan has been at the forefront of the struggle against religious persecution, hate crimes, and hate speech in Turkey. He is a founding member of the International Panel of Parliamentarians for Freedom of Religion or Belief, and a drafter of and signatory to the Oslo Charter for Freedom of Religion or Belief (2014), as well as a signatory legislator to the London Declaration on Combating Antisemitism.