Black, White and Grey: A War of Propaganda and Operation Olive Branch

Black, White and Grey: A War of Propaganda and Operation Olive Branch

Propaganda has been the building block of many wars, battles and military operations. The latest battle of propaganda can be seen with Operation Olive Branch executed by Turkey on January 20, 2017, at 17:00. From the initiation of the operation till now, the YPG terrorist organization has been utilizing three main forms of propaganda, these being white, grey and black.

The Role of Turkish NGOs in Southern Africa

The Role of Turkish NGOs in Southern Africa

Turkish diplomatic involvement coupled with the educational outreach, humanitarian activities and private-sector investments, have already given Turkey a deep footprint on the continent in general, in the Southern Africa in particular. Unlike other emerging economies like China and India, Turkey’s objectives in the continent are not limited to business alone, which gives it a more sustainable future in the region, since it enables both a grassroots social presence and continuous political engagement.

The Feminism of Terrorism

The Feminism of Terrorism

Women within terrorist organizations have been used as white propaganda tools for many decades now. They have become prime symbols of organizations involved in terrorist activities, utilized in propaganda and recruitment efforts, and thus being marketed as ‘primary role models’ for women globally.

Turkish Aid and Development Cooperation in Africa: A Win-Win Relationship

Turkish Aid and Development Cooperation in Africa: A Win-Win Relationship

With its back and body bruised by the effects of colonialism, extreme poverty, apartheid, terrorism and dependence on colonial masters, the majority of the countries in Africa have always needed a helping hand. Turkish aid has been modeled differently offering a bright ray of hope to many people on the continent.

  • Human Rights
  • Muslim Minorities
  • Islamic World
Karoshi and Karojisatsu: A Matter of Law or Values?

Karoshi and Karojisatsu: A Matter of Law or Values?

January 13, 2018

In October 2017, The Guardian wrote how Miwa Sado from Japan’s NHK died from heart failure in 2013, following 159 hours of overtime months before her death. It was only four years later that her death was classified as Karoshi. Meanwhile, 24-year old Matsuri Takahashi killed herself in 2015 after working more than 100 hours overtime, months before her suicide, or better known as Karojisatsu.

Kenyan Muslims

Kenyan Muslims

March 10, 2017

The Muslim minority in Kenya, one of the key countries in African politics, accounts for 25-30% of the population and has a strong, influential position in the country. Partly due to their high numbers, this situation also has to do with the fact that Muslims generally inhabit economically and strategically important coastal regions. Because the majority of Muslims in Kenya have been living in port cities for centuries where commercial activity is concentrated.


Kenyan Muslims

Kenyan Muslims

March 10, 2017

The Muslim minority in Kenya, one of the key countries in African politics, accounts for 25-30% of the population and has a strong, influential position in the country. Partly due to their high numbers, this situation also has to do with the fact that Muslims generally inhabit economically and strategically important coastal regions. Because the majority of Muslims in Kenya have been living in port cities for centuries where commercial activity is concentrated.

South Sudanese Muslims

South Sudanese Muslims

March 6, 2017

Muslims have been a minority in South Sudan since its independence from Sudan in 2011 after a long and drawn out civil war. With the Animists who follow indigenous religions constituting the majority, Muslims account for 20% of the country’s population. Christians account for a slightly larger portion of the population than Muslims.


Muslims' Relationships with Non-Muslims

Muslims' Relationships with Non-Muslims

November 25, 2017

Relationships between human are very crucial in the formation of cohabiting and harmonious society especially with the existence of multiple cultures, religions, and civilizations. Improper construction of such relationships between inhabitants with different grounds of religion and civilization leads to chaotic and unstable societies.

Tajikistan Report

Tajikistan Report

May 16, 2016

For nearly a century, the Muslim Tajik population have faced great difficulties and suffered dearly from the attacks of Tsarist Russia and Bolsheviks. Scholars were killed, religious and cultural heritage was ruined and literature being destroyed. In the early seventies, the movement of political Islam emerged and soon after in 1973, a young Tajik Muslim youth named Sayyid Abdullah Nuri estab-lished the “Islamic Youth Organization.”


  • Humanitarian Diplomacy
  • Humanitarian Relief
  • War and Conflict
The Role of Turkish NGOs in Southern Africa

The Role of Turkish NGOs in Southern Africa

January 22, 2018

Turkish diplomatic involvement coupled with the educational outreach, humanitarian activities and private-sector investments, have already given Turkey a deep footprint on the continent in general, in the Southern Africa in particular. Unlike other emerging economies like China and India, Turkey’s objectives in the continent are not limited to business alone, which gives it a more sustainable future in the region, since it enables both a grassroots social presence and continuous political eng

Turkish Aid and Development Cooperation in Africa: A Win-Win Relationship

Turkish Aid and Development Cooperation in Africa: A Win-Win Relationship

January 19, 2018

With its back and body bruised by the effects of colonialism, extreme poverty, apartheid, terrorism and dependence on colonial masters, the majority of the countries in Africa have always needed a helping hand. Turkish aid has been modeled differently offering a bright ray of hope to many people on the continent.

Experiences in Africa and Problem Areas from IHH’s Perspective

Experiences in Africa and Problem Areas from IHH’s Perspective

July 24, 2017

We are living in a world today where income inequality is constantly on the rise.  The eight richest people in the world control as much wealth as one half of the global population. This system that keeps promoting a sense of false security survives by creating impoverished masses. One of the biggest victims of this situation is, without doubt, the continent of Africa. Colonized for centuries, the riches of this continent were looted and the people inhabiting it were humiliated and enslaved.

Black, White and Grey: A War of Propaganda and Operation Olive Branch

Black, White and Grey: A War of Propaganda and Operation Olive Branch

January 22, 2018

Propaganda has been the building block of many wars, battles and military operations. The latest battle of propaganda can be seen with Operation Olive Branch executed by Turkey on January 20, 2017, at 17:00. From the initiation of the operation till now, the YPG terrorist organization has been utilizing three main forms of propaganda, these being white, grey and black.

A Model Solution for Al-Quds: Justice & Umar’s Assurance of Safety

A Model Solution for Al-Quds: Justice & Umar’s Assurance of Safety

December 13, 2017

For the last century, al-Quds has been witnessing one of the cruelest periods of its history again. The only thing that the city and the people living in the region need is justice. So justice, is both the remedy for the current problems and the one key to possess the city in the long-run.