Author: Uzay Bulut

Uzay Bulut

Uzay Bulut is a Turkish journalist and political analyst formerly based in Ankara. She graduated from Istanbul’s Bogazici University in 2007 with a BA in Translation and Interpreting Studies. She holds a master’s degree in Media and Cultural Studies at Ankara’s Middle East Technical University. Her writings have appeared in a variety of publications including Gatestone Institute, the Clarion Project, the Armenian Weekly, PJ Media, CBN News, the Algemeiner, the Kurdish newspaper Rudaw, International Business Times UK and the Voice of America. She has also contributed to several Israeli media outlets including the Jerusalem Post, Arutz Sheva (Israel National News), Israel Hayom and Jerusalem Online. Bulut’s journalistic work focuses mainly on Turkey’s ethnic and religious minorities, anti-Semitism, political Islam and the history of Turkey. She is currently based in Washington, D.C.

Hagia Sophia

Turkey Uncensored: Will Turkey Succeed in Turning the Hagia Sophia Into a Mosque?

By Uzay Bulut Wednesday, August 16, 2017

The Islamist Felicity Party (Turkish: Saadet Partisi) organized the “Great Jerusalem demonstration” on July 30 in Istanbul. This event was…

Temple

Turkey Uncensored: Jews in Turkey Under Attack Over Temple Mount Crisis

By Uzay Bulut Wednesday, August 2, 2017

A response to the Temple Mount crisis: “The Palestinians … are lying to the world by telling it that Israel is denying Muslims access to their holy sites.”

Assyrian

Turkey Uncensored: The Fate of Assyrian Christian Churches and Monasteries

By Uzay Bulut Thursday, July 13, 2017

The Turkish government has recently seized numerous properties belonging to Assyrian Christians. But this wasn’t the first time.

Erdoğan

Turkey Uncensored: Erdoğan’s Unbridled Aggression

By Uzay Bulut Monday, July 10, 2017

Why did Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s visit to Washington, D.C. culminate in an attack on peaceful demonstrators? Why is he so nakedly repressive on foreign soil?

Greek

Turkey Uncensored: A War On Journalism

By Uzay Bulut Monday, June 19, 2017

The destruction of any remnant of the Greek culture that existed in Turkey – including Greek-speaking journalists and newspapers – is almost complete.

anti-Semitism

Turkey Uncensored: Why Are the Jews Leaving Turkey?

By Uzay Bulut Thursday, June 15, 2017

Jewish people living in Turkey were recently asked to choose “the most anti-Semitic incidents of 2016.” Here are the top 10 answers.

non-Muslims

Turkey Uncensored: Enslaving Jews and Christians in the Turkish Military

By Uzay Bulut Wednesday, May 24, 2017

The persecution of non-Muslims in Turkey is one of the least known topics in the West, and is something that the Turks have never officially recognized.

hijab

Turkey Uncensored: When Challenges to Islamic Traditions Turn Deadly

By Uzay Bulut Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Celebrities who don the hijab for entertainment purposes may not understand that it is a betrayal of women who have been murdered for refusing to wear it.

Schools

Turkey Uncensored: The Brainwashing of Ankara’s Children by the Islamic State

By Uzay Bulut Monday, May 8, 2017

The Islamic State has begun using schools in Syria and Turkey to indoctrinate young children and train them in the use of deadly weaponry.

Schools

Turkey Uncensored: ‘First, They Came For the Armenians’

By Uzay Bulut Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Turkey’s real purge of educators came in 1915 and targeted Armenians through their schools, their teachers, their intellectuals and their children.