Project Code: STATE-TUR-3

Government of Turkey – Activities Against Enemies of the State

Project Title Government of Turkey – Activities Against Enemies of the State
Project Summary Identify, document, and track the Government of Turkey’s pursuit of perceived security threats beyond its borders and legal actions against them, to include those affiliated with the network of Fethullah Gulen and the terrorist Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK).
Country Turkey
Agency Department of State
DoS Office N/A
Post ANKARA
Section POL
Number of Interns 1
Project Description

The virtual intern would identify and substantiate (through multiple sources) activities by the Government of Turkey beyond its borders related to the Fethullah Gulen movement (referred to by Turkey as the “Fethullahist Terror Organization” or “FETO”) and to the terrorist Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) and affiliates.  The intern would produce a database of these activities since July 2016.   Ideally, the database would include information about the judicial processes applied to those captured and brought to Turkey, and any related controversy and fallout from the process.

Required Skills or Interests
Skill(s)
Data analysis
Research
Social media management
Writing
Additional Information

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