Here’s an interesting and disturbing essay by Margaret Spiegelman about her time teaching at a Gülen school in Istanbul. Click here. A brief excerpt:
…Every day, during and after school, teachers at Fatih College are modeling – largely without question – a society where women’s behavior is closely monitored, and where they have no voice in leadership….
The government has banned has 138 keywords words from use on the Internet. As a result, the insouciant Istanbulites whom she described as “beautiful girls, sexy and free” might not be able to read what she wrote about them. Among the offending words in that quote? “Girls” and “free.”