Gulen Schools Worldwide

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Sunday, November 8, 2015

Gulen International Festival of Language and Culture, Washington DC, fdba Turkish Olympiads


The Turkish Olympiads have changed to International Festival of Language and Culture

The end of April brought celebration throughout Washington, D.C as more than 100 students from 17 countries and 4 American states gathered together to showcase their talents. On April 26th, over 1,500 spectators gathered upon the ‘backyard’ of the White House to witness the rich multicultural diversity of our world as part of the 2015 International Festival of Language and Culture. With the national mall as a backdrop, the President of the Rumi Forum, (co-organizer of the event along with the Turkic American Alliance) Emre Celik took the stage welcoming those in the audience and those huddled backstage eager to perform. Mr. Celik  urged everyone to “reflect upon the importance of increasing our understanding of people of all backgrounds and showing due respect to the difference and diversity that exists.” and that “It is the beauty in difference that allows the mosaic of our humanity to shine and prosper…”
The performances began with participants from Albania singing the theme of the IFLC with ‘Colors of the World’. Other participants included youth from Thailand, France, Texas, Washington DC, Azerbaijan, Ukraine, Serbia, Tunisia, South Africa, Kazakhstan, Bosnia and India. Further on in the show Bosnia, Kosovo, Serbia and Albania did an uplifting joint performance, singing ‘Heal the World’, with other youths eventually joining them in support on stage. The event concluded with the final performance of the song ‘Universal Peace’ where all the participants gathered on stage in an expression of friendship and hope for the future.

The main event of the International Festival of Language and Culture was held on April 28th in the historic Warner Theater in downtown Washington, D.C drawing over 2,000 spectators. IFLC has been hosting its language and culture festival for the past 12 years, each year drawing in participants from over 160 countries across the globe, with over 1,000 student performers each year at numerous regional events worldwide. In its 13th year, the IFLC was brought to the nation’s capital who is one of the many cities co-hosting this international event.
Among those who attended the festival were U.S. Representatives BIll Pascrell (NJ), Mark Takai (HW), Jeff McNerney (CA), Michael Capuano (MA), Randy Weber (TX), Donald Payne Jr. (NJ) and Henry Cuellar (TX), former Congressman Lincoln Davis (TN) as well as former Attorney General Clarine Nardi Riddle, and NBA Oklahoma Thunder’s, Enes Kanter, while the star of TV shows Community and The Soup, comedian Joel McHaleemcee the event. Several government officials and ambassadors could also be spotted in the audience. The countries which were represented at the Festival were Albania, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, France, Germany, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Lesotho, Mongolia, the Philippines, Serbia, South Africa, Thailand, Tunisia, Ukraine and the U.S., which was represented by participants from Arkansas, Maryland, Pennsylvania and Texas.
The students opened the event with the festival’s de facto anthem ‘Universal Peace’, after which Joel McHale invited Dr. Faruk Taban, President of the Turkic American Alliance (TAA) onstage for opening remarks. In his speech he thanked all of the volunteers, sponsors, guests, most importantly the students and their teachers, the TAA staff, including the support of all the sponsors MAFTAA (Mid-Atlantic Federation of Turkic American Associations), ATFA (American Turkish Friendship Association) and the Rumi Forum. The Director of Interfaith & Intercultural Affairs at the Rumi Forum, Jenna Luedtke was then invited on stage to read a message for the event from the Rumi Forum’s honorary President, Mr. Fethullah Gulen:
Our world suffers from numerous forms of iniquity and decay. The one thing that remains pure and untainted is love. There is nothing more real and everlasting in any society, than love.
What is more dazzling than love itself, is the expression of love by children who radiate love through the purity of their hearts. Wherever this internalized love is expressed through the language of presence, all other sounds cease, all instruments stop and only the melody of love is heard.
Children who are participating tonight, who blossom all around the world as flowers of love, give a message to all of humanity with their presence. They demonstrate, under the wings of the love of humanity, that we can all live in peace and tranquility, we can all see diversity as treasure, and we can all enrich ourselves through our interactions with one another.
As they grow through their involvement in activities such as the international language and culture festival, they also serve world peace through the magic of their poetry, the power of their rhetoric, the charm of their verse, and through the universal language of music.
Blessed are the teachers who nurture the future generations with the elixir of love!
Good tidings to those who walk the journey of life with love as their guide!
And thousands of thanks to their hosts who welcome these children from around the world, poised to build the future of humanity!
Throughout the night over 20 performances graced the stage and were met by a supportive audience who enthusiastically applauded their amazing talents, including their message of peace and co-existence. Enes Kanter shared his thoughts during a short break and expressed how happy he was to be there, as he graduated from one of the schools affiliated with the IFLC. To close out the festivities the students joined together in performing ‘Universal Peace’ one more time. Afterwards, guests had the opportunity to meet the performers and take pictures.
The 14th Annual International Festival of Language and Culture went viral with the #ILFC2015 spreading across the different social media outlets. In addition, Mustafa Akpinar, Principal of the Pinnacle Academy, along with several student performers were guests on ABC 7 Morning News with Adurey Godfrey.

As part of the International Festival of Language and Culture, students took to Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C to showcase their performances in the Cannon House Office building to an excited audience of 17 U.S Representatives and over 150 congressional staffers. The Hill enjoyed the diverse and engaging performances from students from 20 different countries, bringing unity and cooperation to their halls. The students opened with a riveting performance of ‘Colors of the World’ while the audience sampled some Turkish cuisine presented by the sponsors of the IFLC. After the performance they had the unique opportunity to personally connect with the students. Including those in attendance were Jan Schakowsky (IL), Thom Tillis (FL), Darrell Issa (OH), Mike Honda (CA), Charlie Dent (PA), Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (FL), Alan Grayson (FL). All praised the immense talent that the performers showcased, including the diverse nations they represented, with Congressmen Dent commenting that “it is very important to have these types of cultural exchanges…the IFLC is soft diplomacy at work.” Some Representatives even took the opportunity to take a selfie with all the students up on stage!
The students who came from all over the world to perform their talents multiple times in front of huge audiences in the nation’s capital said that it was friendship that truly brought them to the U.S. and it is the new friendships they made while they were here is what will bring them back.
Performers also had the opportunity to tour the White House and witness the rich history of Washington D.C from a boat cruise down the Potomac River.
The Rumi Forum extends their gratitude to all of the sponsors involved in putting this event together including TAA, MAFTAA, and ATFA, and the community for all its support

Friday, November 6, 2015

Gulen Schools in Tajikistan are the latest to close

Tajikistan has become the latest Central Asian country to close schools linked to the Gülen movement, a global religious and social movement founded in 1992 by the controversial U.S.-based Turkish Imam Fethullah Gülen. The charter schools, which have operated with the support of the Tajikistan-based Salale Education Institution, have faced considerable resistance over the last two years, and have been under investigation since January 2015. The decision to close the schools was announced by President Emomali Rahmon in May. It is a decision that signals further religious oppression and reflects the emerging partnership between Tajikistan and Turkey.
The Gülen movement, also known as the Hizmet Service, opened its first school in 1982. Today, it is believed to operate more than 1,000 schools worldwide. That number is set to decrease because of school closures in Turkey and other countries. Fethullah Gülen was influenced by the teachings of Kurdish theologian Said Nursi and focuses on compatibility and cohesiveness between modernity, education, and Islam in Turkey and abroad. The movement is a form of cultural Islam. Gülen emphasizes math and science, and promotes entrepreneurism and capitalism. The schools are funded by Turkish businessmen and foundations (vakif).
Long on friendly terms with Turkish authorities, the Gülen movement found itself in the crosshairs of then Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan (who became Turkey’s president in 2014) following a December 2013 corruption investigation into members of Erdoğan’s government, which prompted widespread protests. The prime minister believed the investigation was being driven by the Gülen movement, whose members have held prominent positions in Turkey’s law enforcement bodies, the judiciary and the government. Erdoğan accused the movement of creating a “parallel state” within the Turkish government. The outcome was a silent war between Erdoğan, his AK Party, and Gülen.
Educational Alternative
In Tajikstan, Gülen schools, called dershanes, provided an educational alternative to the country’s poor and underfunded public schools. First opened in Tajikistan in 1992, the schools served as institutions to prepare students for competitive university entrance exams. Following Rahmon’s announcement, the seven schools will close in September and transferred to the government. They will be rebranded as schools for gifted children. The agreement between Tajikistan and the Salale Education Institution, which operates the schools (and denies an affiliation with Gülen), was to expire in 2015­­­­­­­­. The presidential decree “[overruled] a cabinet decision from 1994 allowing the schools to operate.”­­­­­
The schools in Tajikistan, founded by Gülen ally Kemal Emirez, always operated under Tajik legislation, not Turkish legislation, to avoid fears of indoctrination. The schools have been successful, but are viewed by Tajik authorities as a mechanism to indoctrinate students with the Turkish language and pan-Turkism ideals, while promoting radical ideals. The wider Gülen movement in Tajikistan does not exist, as it is not a typical political or opposition force. The movement is characterized by the ideas represented by the schools and the loyalty of Gülen’s followers.
Closure of the schools could be a response to the increase in Turkish influence in Tajik politics and signal a greater alignment with Ankara’s policies. There is extensive evidence to support this. For instance, in July 2015 Turkey arrested Tajik nationals attempting to cross into Syria through Turkey to join jihadists in Iraq and in Syria. Islamist extremism is a concern for Tajikistan, which fears instability after its five-year civil war. The rising number of Salafi Muslims in Tajikistan poses a security concern for the state, along with the return of Islamic State fighters from Central Asia. In December 2014, Turkey also detained Tajik opposition figure Umarali Quvvatov (who led the anti-Rahmon organization Gruppa 24) for a visa violation; he was released in February 2015. Quvvatov was fatally shot in Istanbul’s Fatih District on March 5, 2015. The detaining of Quvvatov by Turkey prior to his death was viewed as politically motivated, and a possible exchange for shutting down the Gülen schools.
Economically, Turkey has remained one of Tajikistan’s (and Central Asia’s) primary trading partners. Tajikistan has been encouraging Turkey to take advantage of its mining resources. The two countries share membership in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization and the Organization for Islamic Cooperation.
The closure of the schools further restricts religious freedom in Tajikistan, as the schools are inspired by an imam and allegedly teach Islam as part of the curriculum. The government of Tajikistan realizes it cannot eliminate religion, but it wants to control it. Authorities have already closed unregistered mosques and madrassahs, banned children from attending mosques, harassed bearded men, and is now banning names that sound “too Arabic.” The repression is driven by fear of extreme Islam, although the crackdown itself could drive social unrest.
Another explanation for the closure of the schools is the fear that Gülen supporters (or any opposition group in Tajikistan) will attempt to create a parallel state and subvert the government. Paranoia, suspicion, and an obsession with regime security remain pervasive in Central Asia. Tajikistan is no exception – the preservation of power is a top priority for Rahmon. Any opposing force is a concern and the actions of the opposition are often exaggerated. Tajikistan’s budding partnership with Turkey is also a priority and to benefit, Dushanbe has to make concessions even if it comes at the expense of its people, development of civic society and education, and prospects for its next generation.
Regional Trend
In fact, Tajikistan’s decision to close the schools reflects a wider trend in the region. The Daily Sabah reported in mid-May 2015 that Kosovo, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kazakhstan, Somalia, and Japan have all begun procedures to close Gülen-linked schools. In July 2014, Azerbaijan closed Gülen schools on fears of a parallel government. Erdoğan provided Azerbaijan’s government provided a list of Gülen members. In March 2014, SOCAR, the state-run energy company, “[took] over 11 Turkish-language high schools, 13 university-exam preparation centers and the private, Baku-based Caucasus University, all run by a Turkish educational company called Çağ Öğrətim (Era Education).” The political in Azerbaijan is febrile, with the government facing numerous protests. A predominantly Muslim country with cultural, ethnic, and historical links to Turkey, Azerbaijan backs Erdoğan’s efforts. Indeed, it is one of Turkey’s strongest allies in the region.
Uzbekistan shut down its Gülen schools in 1999, after relations with Ankara soured. (This was well before the falling out between the Gülen movement and the Turkish government.) The Uzbek government feared Islamic fundamentalism and worried that graduates would attempt to weaken the Uzbek state. At the height of the Gülen movement in Uzbekistan, more than 65 schools were in operation. In Turkmenistan, the majority of the Turkish-Turkmen schools, which are supported by the Turkish Islamic movement, Nurchilar, closed in 2011. The Gülen schools are viewed as suspicious because of Turkish dominance and it was observed that “the independent states of Central Asia have struggled to create their own identities, often finding themselves embroiled in patterns of identities and ideologies transcending national borders.” In Tajikistan, too, an unstable national identity could spawn conflict, which would explain why Tajikistan, a non-Turkic republic, would be wary of a Turkish presence in schools.
The schools, once seen as an instrument of soft power after the collapse of the Soviet Union, are now being closed to advance Erdoğan’s influence and Ankara’s policies in Central Asia. Erdoğan is exploiting the fear of instability, religious extremism, and violence to achieve his policy objectives. The existence of Gülen schools threaten the Turkish president’s power and ability to sustain influence. A prominent alternative to Erdogan’s policies would inhibit his ability to pursue his policies. Erdoğan considers the Gülen Movement – seen as extreme, secretive, and proselytizing – radical and a threat to Turkey’s reputation and global image. As the Turkish president tries to shore up his own increasingly fragile domestic political position and build influence in Tajikistan and Central Asia, that is a threat that he cannot tolerate.
Samantha Brletich is a contributor and Advisory Board Member at Modern Diplomacy. Her writing and research focuses on Russia and Central Asia, particularly economics, defense, regional relations, extremism and terrorism and social issues. Ms. Brletich possesses a Master’s Degree in Peace Operations Policy from George Mason University and is an employee of the U.S. Department of Defense. Opinions here are her own.

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Turkish Police raid gulen' schools detained 26 over Tax fraud charges.

As part of the investigation into the Gülen Movement's alleged illegal activities, police units from the southern province of Kahramanmaraş raided schools and educational institutions of the movement and took 26 people into custody on suspicion of tax fraud.

Wednesday's raids were conducted simultaneously in central Kahramanmaraş and its Türkoğlu, Afşin, Göksün, Elbistan and Andırın districts. Computers on the premises were seized to be investigated by forensics teams. Turkey is preparing for a comprehensive fight against the Gülen Movement following the last National Security Council (MGK) meetings, the latest of which took place on June 29 and which recognized illegal structures as a threat against Turkey's national security.

According to reports, the MGK prepared a recommendation letter to fight the Gülen Movement, which was submitted to the Prime Ministry shortly after the meeting. The letter was recently approved by the Cabinet and became a decree. The precautions to be taken in the scope of the decree will be passed on to all institutions as circulars, paving the way for the preparation of a "Parallel Structure" Action Plan. The decree will thereby implement a comprehensive blockage against the Gülen Movement.

The MGK meeting underscored that any structure that poses a threat to the unity and security of the state should be recognized as a threat to national security. "A target has been specified that covers all attempts directed at obstructing the stability of elected governments or the will of the people," the MGK recommendation read

Friday, May 8, 2015

Gulen Turkish Businessmen open new school in Haiti - Harmony International School

Turkish businesses visit Haiti to explore opportunities

Le Nouvelliste | Publié le : 04 décembre 2014
A delegation of Turkish businessmen conducted an exploratory visit to Haiti last week. During this visit, the Turkish investors were invited to dinner by Bernard José Schettini, General Director of the National Society of Industrial Parks (SONAPI in French). During the dinner held at SONAPI, Schettini invited businessmen to invest in Haiti and offered them a fruitful cooperation between Haiti and Turkey because "Haiti is open for business."

llThis moment was marked by the different presentations of SONAPI activities and services. Schettini traced the history of metropolitan parks in Port-au-Prince and the Caracol Park in Limonade. "This is a first for Haiti to receive Turkish businessmen at the national level, and I hope that this cooperation will be beneficial. I intend to visit Turkey in the near future," said Schettini. This exploratory visit took place to strengthen cooperative relations between the two countries. After many exchanges, investors agreed about the need to strengthen exchanges between the two countries in sectors such as agriculture, tourism, energy, urban and educational facilities. They promise to build a lasting partnership in the field of construction and boost the disaster risk management process. Turkish contractors have increased their presence in Haiti through the inauguration of "Harmony International School," which opened in Port-au-Prince in October 2014. Built by the NIL Foundation with the support of KIMSE YOK MU, a Turkish NGO in Haiti, the school is part of the Haitian-Turkish cooperation for sustainable development after the earthquake of January 12, 2010. Located at # 21 Rue de Bellevue, Pacot, Harmony International School was inaugurated on Wednesday, November 12, 2014 in the presence of some Haitian and foreign personalities. They included Louis Délima Chery, representative of the Ministry of National Education and Vocational Training (MENFP in French), Jacky Lumarque, Rector of l'Université Quisqueya, Deputy Perilus Worms, a delegation of Turkish businessmen and parents. The ceremony was chaired by Jeantel Cheramy, a former fellow of the Turkish government. Offering 1st, 3rd, and 7th basic year classes, this academic institution is looking for students and offers scholarships to qualified students. Classes are taught in several languages including math and experimental sciences. Under the supervision of the NIL Foundation, this school is led by Murat Tosun, General Director, Doremy Cheramy, Education Director, two Deputy Directors and a group of qualified foreign and Haitian teachers. According to Tosun, it is through education that we triumph over ignorance, through work and the possession of capital that one overcomes poverty, and dialogue and tolerance ends separatism and internal division. "To meet this vision, Harmony International School is an institution that will provide an international standard of education where children receive a bilingual (French and English) education. They will be able to master other languages, including Spanish and Turkish. We believe that the future of a nation depends on its youth. All people who want to secure their future must spend much energy to raise their children. Real life is possible only by gaining knowledge.” Translated from Le Nouvelliste by Rachele Viard

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Gulen School in Adana, Turkey RAIDED by Turkish Government

In yet another government-backed operation targeting the Gülen movement, tax inspectors from the Finance Ministry on Saturday carried out a raid with police at a private school opened by volunteers of the movement in southern province of Adana.
Çukurova Burç College, one of Adana's most successful schools, was raided and searched by four auditors and some 40 police officer early on Saturday over alleged violations of Tax Procedural Law by school administrators. Burç Schools General Manager Sultan Sözeri criticized dozens of police officers' accompanying the inspectors, saying auditors can carry out inspections at the school whenever they want. Sözeri said the raid aims to create a negative image about the school. “I know that parents who see this scene will be more willing to send us their children,” he said.
Stating that the school was inspected by Finance Ministry inspectors just one month ago, Sözeri said the search and the raid are illegal. Sözeri also underlined that the school is known for its successes in Adana. He said top scorers of the province in the most recent Transition to Higher Education examination (YGS), the first-round exam of the university entrance system, were from Çukurova Burç College.
Turkish-Islamic scholar Fethullah Gülen and the movement inspired by him have been direct targets of the government and President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan ever since a corruption probe in which some senior members of the government were implicated became public on Dec. 17 of 2013. Erdoğan, who refers to Hizmet as the “parallel state” or “structure,” accuses the movement of being behind the corruption operation.

The government, then led by Erdoğan, took action to ensure the closure of schools opened by Gülen's followers in many countries around the world. Gülen-inspired institutions and schools in Turkey are also under intense pressure from the government.
In May of last year, then-prime minister Erdoğan publicly advised supporters of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AK Party) not to send their children to schools inspired by Gülen. “We will not even give water to them [members of Gülen movement],” he vowed.
He also ordered officials at AK Party-run municipalities to seize land and buildings belonging to the Gülen movement by any means

Meanwhile other Gulen operated schools are torched or taken over



Gulen "inspired" School in Taiwan to close in July Kivam Bilingual (Turkish) School


This Gulen "Inspired" school is to close in July citing financial mismanagement

In February this blog reported on the gallant efforts of Taiwanese Nationals to close this
indoctrination center down.

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Gulen Schools Worldwide part of Operation Gladio under CIA and mastermind of Graham Fuller


As I read you started to research about Gulen Cemaat when you came to Turkey for a conference. What was the thing that attracted your interest about Gulen and his members?
  1. WE: I am a geopolitical researcher and author now for more than thirty years. My prime theme is geopolitics or how power is organized in our world by whom, to what aim. When I was invited to Turkey on a speaking tour for one of my books, a Turkish journalist who since has become a trusted friend suggested if I wanted to understand what was going on in Turkey, a country I have long considered to have a far more positive role than she has played within NATO, I should look deeply into the Gülen Cemaat. That began a long process as I began to realize the deeper agenda behind the façade of Rumi that Gülen and his people project.
  2. Our first knowledge about Gülen is, his struggle against communism via a foundation (which was a NATO agenda indeed). So could we say that Gülen and his CIA relationship started long ago?
  3. WE: Yes, all evidence suggests that NATO Turkish Gladio networks picked up Gülen as a potentially useful asset years ago. As their agenda changed with the collapse of the Soviet Union, their role for Gülen changed as well and doors were opened for him to play that role.
So in a true sense we can say that the Gülen Cemaat is the nothing more than the projection of an idea from Langley Virginia CIA headquarters, an idea from essentially stupid people there who believed they could use him and they could abuse religion as a cover to advance their design for global control, what David Rockefeller calls One World Government.
Unlike the CIA’s Mujahideen Jihadists like Hekmatyar in Afghanistan or Naser Oric in Bosnia, the CIA decided to give Fethullah Gülen a radically different image. No blood-curdling, head-severing, human-heart-eating Jihadist. No, Fethullah Gülen was presented to the world as a man of “peace, love and brotherhood,” even managing to grab a photo Op with Pope John Paul II, which Gülen featured prominently on his website. The Gülen organization in the US hired one of Washington’s highest-paid Public Relations image experts, George W. Bush’s former campaign director, Karen Hughes, to massage his “moderate” Islam image. 
The ideas and manipulations of the CIA and US State Department are collapsing everywhere today, but they are blinded by their own arrogance. Just look at their absurd mess they created with the neo-nazis in Ukraine. 
  1. As it's a very conflicted subject, how do you certainly believe that Gülen and CIA work together?
  2. WE: This is not merely my view but that of very knowledgeable Turkish analysts and even the former Turkish MIT senior figure, Osman Nuri Gundes, former FBI Turkish-American translator Sibel Edmonds, and others have documented his deep links to very senior CIA people such as Graham Fuller.  When Gülen fled Turkey to avoid prosecution for treason in 1998, he chose not to go to any of perhaps a dozen Islamic countries which could have offered him asylum. He chose instead the United States. He did so with the help of the CIA. The US State Department tried to block a special “preference visa as an alien of extraordinary ability in the field of education” permanent visa status for Gülen, arguing he was basically a fraud with a fifth grade education and no special Islam scholar. Over the objections of the FBI, of the US State Department and of the US Department of Homeland Security, three former CIA operatives intervened and managed to secure a Green Card and permanent US residency for Gülen.
Intervention by three current or “former” CIA people--George Fidas, who was US Ambassador to Turkey and an ex CIA Deputy Director; Morton Abramowitz who was described as at least “informal” CIA, and CIA career man who spent time in Turkey, Graham E. Fuller. They got Gülen asylum in Saylorsburg, Pennsylvania. That certainly suggests a strong tie at the very least.   
  1. Was the relationship between Gulen and the CIA depending on both parties’ benefits? If so what were their benefits? How did CIA support Gulen to develop and grow his foundation?
  2. WE: Yes, clearly. For the Gülen Cemaat it enabled a vast business empire to be created which gained more and more influence by placing its people inside the police, the courts and education ministry. He could build his recruiting schools across Central Asia with CIA support. In the USA and Europe, CIA-influenced media like CNN gave him beautiful free publicity to overcome opposition to open his schools across America. For the CIA it was one more tool to destroy not only an independent secular Kemalist Turkey, but to advance their Afghan drug trade worldwide and to use Gülen’s people to destabilize opponent regimes that CIA network in Washington, the “deep state” wanted to get rid of.
Sibel Edmonds, former FBI Turkish translator and “whistleblower,” named Abramowitz, along with Graham E. Fuller, as part of a dark cabal within the US Government that she discovered were using networks out of Turkey to advance a criminal “deep state” agenda across the Turkic world, from Istanbul into China. The network that she documented included significant involvement in heroin trafficking out of Afghanistan.
On retiring from the State Department, Abramowitz served on the board of the US Congress-financed National Endowment for Democracy (NED), and was a co-founder with George Soros of the International Crisis Group. Both the NED and International Crisis Group were implicated in various US Government-backed “color revolutions” since the 1990’s collapse of the Soviet Union, from Otpor in Serbia to the 2004 Orange Revolution in Ukraine, the 2013-14 coup in Ukraine, to the 2009 Green Revolution in Iran, to the 2011 Lotus Revolution in Tahrir Square in Egypt. 
Graham E. Fuller had been immersed in the CIA’s activities in steering Mujahideen and other political Islamic organizations since the 1980’s. He spent 20 years as CIA operations officer in Turkey, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, and Afghanistan, and was one of the CIA’s early advocates of using the Muslim Brotherhood and similar Islamist organizations like Gülen Cemaat to advance US foreign policy.
  1. How does CIA work via Gulen schools at Middle-Asia?
  2. WE: First it should be noted that Russia moved swiftly to ban the Gülen schools when the CIA began the Chechyn terror in the 1990’s. In the 1980’s when the Iran-Contra scandal broke in Washington (a scheme authored by Fuller at CIA), he “retired” to work at the CIA and Pentagon-financed RAND think-tank. There, under RAND cover, Fuller was instrumental in developing the CIA strategy for building the Gülen Movement as a geopolitical force to penetrate former Soviet Central Asia. Among his RAND papers, Fuller wrote studies on Islamic fundamentalism in Turkey, in Sudan, in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Algeria. His books praise Gülen lavishly.
After the fall of the USSR, Fetullah Gülen’s cadre were sent to establish Gülen schools and Madrasses across newly-independent former Soviet states in Central Asia. It was a golden chance for the CIA, using the cover of Gülen religious schools, to send hundreds of CIA agents deep inside Central Asia the first time. In 1999 Fuller argued, “The policy of guiding the evolution of Islam and of helping them against our adversaries worked marvelously well in Afghanistan against the Russians. The same doctrines can still be used to destabilize what remains of Russian power, and especially to counter the Chinese influence in Central Asia.”
Gülen was named by one former FBI authoritative source as, “one of the main CIA operation figures in Central Asia and the Caucasus.” During the 1990’s the Gülen schools then growing up across Eurasia were providing a base for hundreds of CIA agents under cover of being “native-speaking English teachers.” Osman Nuri Gundes revealed that the Gülen movement “sheltered 130 CIA agents” at its schools in Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan alone in the 1990s.
  1. Gulen migrated from Turkey to USA at 1999, 3 days after terrorist Kurdish movement leader Abdullah Ocalan was kidnapped and brought to Turkey. What did it mean? Could Gulen co-operate better with CIA when he moved USA?
  2. WE: I think the CIA feared Gülen would end in prison and could be far more useful in US sanctuary where they could feed his image better and pump up his aura. Now clearly Gülen fears to return to Turkey even though he legally could. That says a lot.
  3. What does Gulen Foundation do for the benefits of CIA inside Turkey and Middle-East?
  4. WE: That would require a much longer discussion. What I find interesting is how a deep and now bitter split has emerged between Gülen Cemaat in Turkey and President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. I believe Erdogan began to pursue his own agenda and that came in collision with that of the CIA and State Department for Turkey in the larger world.
  5. Turkish goverment AKP currently running a huge police operation against Gulen members among justice and police organisation, on the other hand, public sceptic about these operations as AKP and Gulen were also allies before november 17th corruption scandal occured. So could we say that AKP, Tayyip Erdogan and CIA were also allies once?
  6. WE: Turkey is a NATO member so no Turkish government is permitted for long if it tries to be independent of NATO, i.e. Washington, for long, as you know. When Erdogan began going his own way, the US networks began to demonize him in media worldwide, and Gülen media attacked him fiercely. I believe the split between Erdogan and Gülen went long before Nov. 17 scandals. Who was behind the leaking of those accusations? What was US Ambassador Francis Ricciardone doing in that regard? Interesting questions for someone.
  7. You say that CIA is at Gulen's side in their fight against AKP. What could CIA do to stop Erdogan and AKP?
  8. WE: My opinion is that was what the scandals were for, to try to prevent Erdogan’s election as President but they failed. Keep in mind the “scandal”  was about how Erdogan allegedly violated US oil sanctions against Iran, so the scandals were intended to break that trade, a Washington goal. 
  9. Anything to add...
  10. WE: I believe that Turkey today can play a very positive role in a new world that is emerging to replace the world of CIA wars, terror and chaos. Turkey is a geopolitical crossroads which has the possibility to play a very positive role in the emerging Eurasian system of China and Russia, the countries of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, in building energy and rail infrastructure. By herself, Turkey will be isolated and broken as Ukraine, and by the same people. In a principled economic and political alliance with Russia and China, she can play a pivot role in building a new world free of the debt of the collapsing Dollar System that also included the stagnating Europe. Turkey has a beautiful opportunity to partner with Russia and change the world power balance. It will require a lot of will. But if done in a good open way, Turkey could enjoy prosperity as never before and be a genuine “good neighbor.”
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*For the original article (PDF) published by Cumhuriyet click here
William Engdahl, BFP contributing Author & Analyst
William Engdahl is author of A Century of War: Anglo-American Oil Politics in the New World Order. He is a contributing author at BFP and may be contacted through his website at where this article was originally published.


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Saturday, February 7, 2015

Taiwanese people vow to close down Gulen Turkish School

Kivam School in Taiwan is operated by the Gulen Movement
This site was contacted by a group of Taiwanese who have vowed to
shut down the Gulen operation in their country.

Kivam Junior High School in Taiwan website

Facebook page in Chinese dedicated to exposing Gulen

Blog dedicated to removing the Gulen Movement from Taiwan

Gulen Schools in Mali to close, President of Mali to cooperate with President Erdogan

President and First Lady of Mali with President Erdogan and Ermine

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said that Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has pledged to take precautions in his country against the activities of the Gülen Movement. Erdoğan thanked Mali for contributing to the war against the movement for its alleged attempt to topple the government by exploiting power it had in key institutions that its members had secretly infiltrated in order to spy.

Speaking at a joint press conference with Keita in the capital Ankara, Erdoğan said that Mali is one of the countries where the Gülen Movement is widely active with schools and trade activities.

Erdoğan also said Turkey wanted to boost ties with Mali and all African countries through principles of "equal partnership" and "win-win," seeking to increase the trade volume between the two countries to $500 million by 2023.

Extending his appreciation to Keita, Erdoğan said Mali vowed not to give an opportunity to those who run counter to the Turkish government, alluding to Gülen schools operating in Mali.

"On both education and trade, we will carry on joint efforts on this issue," Erdoğan said, adding that the necessary steps will be taken to this end.

The irregularities and offenses that the movement is allegedly involved in have begun to unsettle countries around the world where there are dozens of schools owned by the movement. Members of the movement, who are currently accused of attempting to oust the government after orchestrating the Dec.17 and Dec. 25 operations by using their alleged power within the police and judiciary, have become a matter of unease among officials of countries that permit the operation of these schools in their countries. The group's alleged purpose of expanding their area of influence to serve their own benefit has gradually become public knowledge as a result of top Turkish officials' ongoing struggle with the "parallel structure," a term used for members of the Gülen Movement in key government institutions.

The Gülen Movement, led by Fethullah Gülen, has over 140 private schools and charity organizations around the world, including the U.S., Europe, Asia and Africa. Countries that have Gülen schools have begun to question their mission, deeming its shadowy structure problematic. Erdoğan has emphasized in no uncertain terms that schools affiliated with the movement should be shut down, citing their alleged illegal activities, and has vowed to replace them with new schools supported by the Turkish National Education Ministry.

During his visit to Africa in late January, Erdoğan called on African leaders to close down schools affiliated with the Gülen Movement. He pledged to open new schools to replace them, while speaking at a joint press conference with the prime minister of Ethiopia, Hailemariam Desalegn.

Earlier in the month, Tajikistan announced that it would not extend the agreement it had made with the Gülen Movement for permission to operate schools in the country, since they consider the mission of the schools belonging to the group "shadowy."

The issue has also led to a loss of trust in the schools both in Turkey and abroad. This year has seen a sharp drop in the number of students attending the schools in Turkey's 81 provinces, with many families transferring their children to other private or public schools.

Erdoğan, who was then prime minister, had called on families to stop enrolling their children in Gülen schools following a string of scandals involving the movement, which is accused of running a "parallel structure" via its members in the judiciary and law enforcement agencies.

Upon these developments, the government came up with a new solution to shut down schools operated by the movement abroad. Officials introduced a project whose preparations were kicked of last year, after the movement's alleged offenses became public and the decision to replace their schools with ones attached to a foundation was made.

Deputy Prime Minister Bülent Arınç on Monday said that the government has agreed to transform Gülen schools abroad into civil foundations that operate on donations with partial financial support from the Turkish state.

"The system we will set up will definitely be a foundation and will operate on a volunteer basis," Arınç said at a press conference held after a Cabinet meeting in Ankara.

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Gulen Schools Worldwide LIST .... UPDATED OCTOBER 1, 2018

Every continent but Antarctica:
The Fethullah Gulen Movement's schools are all over the world

Page created June 10, 2010;  last updated Nov 24, 2013
by C.A.S.I.L.I.P.S. - Citizens Against Special Interest Lobbying in Public Schools    CASILIPS on Twitter, Slideshare

This list is not complete.  We are constantly adding to it.  To date, 102 countries with Gulen schools have been identified (other sources say as many as 120 countries).

Note: In addition to establishing their own schools, Gulenists have also effectively taken over some schools outside Turkey that were originally established by the Turkish government (the administration of Turgut Ozal began the policy of establishment of Turkish schools in other countries).
Afghanistan CLOSURE AUGUST 2018 
Organization:  Afghan Turk CAG Educational NGO  (Turkish name: Afgan Türk Çağ Eğitim Kurumları)  and   Facebook
(Note: some school websites appear to still be under construction.)

High schools:
  1. Shebergan Afghan-Turk High School (boys)  Turkish name: Şibirgan Afgan Türk Dostluk Lisesi  (est. 1995)  Photo   Facebook English   Facebook Turkish
  2. Mazar Afghan-Turk High School (boys)   Turkish name: Mezar-ı Şerif Afgan Türk Erkek Lisesi  (est. 1996)   Photo   Facebook  
  3. Kabul Ariana Afghan-Turk High School  (boys)  Turkish name: Kabil Afgan Türk Aryana Erkek Lisesi  (est. 1998)    Photo
  4. Kandahar Afghan-Turk High School (boys)  Turkish name: Kandahar Afgan Türk Şah Hüseyin Hotak Lisesi   (est. 1998)  Photo   Facebook
  5. Herat Afghan-Turk High School (boys) Turkish name: Herat Afgan Türk Erkek Lisesi  (est. 2006)   Photo  Facebook
  6. Kabul Afghan-Turk High School (girls)  Turkish name: Kabil Afgan Türk Kız Lisesi  (est. 2006)   Facebook
  7. Herat Afghan-Turk High School (girls) Turkish name: Herat Afgan Türk Kız Lisesi  (est. 2009)   Facebook
  8. Mazar Afghan-Turk High School (girls)   Turkish name: Mezar-ı Şerif Afgan Türk Kız Lisesi  (est. 2011)

Primary schools (photo of one viewable here)
  • Kabul Private Hope Afghan-Turk Primary School (Turkish: Kabil Ümit Afgan Türk İlköğretim Okulu)
  • Herat Private Hope Afghan-Turk Primary School (Turkish: Herat Ümit Afgan Türk İlköğretim Okulu)
  • Mazar Private Hope Afghan-Turk Primary School (Turkish: Mezar-ı Şerif Ümit Afgan Türk İlköğretim Okulu)

Tutoring centers (college prep)
  • Mezar-ı Şerif Ümit Afgan Türk Dershanesi
  • Kabil Ümit Afgan Türk Dershanesi
  • Şibirgan Ümit Afgan Türk Dershanesi
Albania   (see also Kosovo below)
Organization: Sema Foundation (Fondacioni Sema)
  1. Mehmet Akif College (Kolegji Mehmet Akif) Tirana (1993)
  2. Hasan Riza Pasha College (Shkolla Hasan Riza Pasha) Shkoder (2001) primary and secondary school, and kindergarten 
  3. Institucioni Parashkollor M. Akif, Tirana (2006)
  4. Meridian Course Center, a.k.a. Meridian Foreign Language and Training Courses Center (Qendër Kursesh Meridian) Tirana
Medresas operated by Sema Foundation in partnership with Komuniteti Musliman:
  1. Elbasan – Cerrik, Liria
  2. Kavajë, Hafiz Ali Korça,
  3. Tiranë, H. Mahmud Dashi
  4. Buharaja-Berat, Medrese Vexhi
  5. Korça

Epoka University, Tirana
Beder University   (opened April 2011; Sema Foundation)

Organization: Turgut Ozal Education Company
  1. Turgut Ozal  kindergarten, primary and secondary school, high school, Tirana
  2. Turgut Ozal College, kindergarten, primary, secondary and high school, Durres
  3. Memorial International School of Tirana (secondary and high school)
Colégio Esperança Internacional

Hercules College Argentina
Organization: Feza Foundation
Sule College (Sydney region)
Campuses:  Prestons, Auburn, Illawarra

Organization: Selemiye Foundation
Sirius College   http://‎     (Melbourne region)  (This chain was formerly known as Isik College; note: Isik, phonetically Ishik, means "light" in Turkish
Campuses: Eastmeadows, Meadow Fair, Keysborough, Geelong, Mildura, Shepparton, Ibrahim Dellal

Organization: Baris Education and Culture Foundation
Damla College - "The Fountain of Knowledge" (Perth)
(note: Damla means drop in Turkish)

Organization: Queensland Education and Cultural Foundation
Resha College (Algester, near Brisbane) opening 2012

Organization: McYess Foundation (Multicultural Youth Education Support Services)
Burc College (South Australia)

(Note how both Isik and Sule Colleges have the Gulenist slogan "The Golden Generation" on their websites.)
Organization:  Cağ Öğretim İşletmeleri A.O.
Qafqaz University (Qafqaz Universiteti), Baku   (See also Wikipedia article.) SCHOOLS WERE SLATED TO CLOSE, AND HAVE SINCE GONE UNDER THE
K-12 schools:
  1. Ağdaş Özəl Türk Liseyi (Agdash Private Turkish High School)   (See also Wikipedia article.)
  2. Bakı Özəl Türk Liseyi (Baku Private Turkish High School)   (See also Wikipedia article.)
  3. Bakı "Dədə Qorqud" Özəl Türk Liseyi  (Baku "Dede Gorgud" Private Turkish High School)     (See also Wikipedia article.)
  4. Şirvan Özəl Türk Liseyi  (Shirvan Private Turkish High School)
  5. Gənce Azərbaycan-Türkiyə Özəl Liseyi  (Ganja Private Turkish High School)
  6. Lənkəran Özəl Türk Liseyi  (Lenkaran Private Turkish High School)
  7. Mingəçevir Özəl Türk Liseyi  (Mingachevir Private Turkish High School)
  8. Sumqayıt Özəl Türk Liseyi  (Sumgait Private Turkish High School)
  9. Şəki Azərbaycan - Türkiyə Özəl Liseyi  (Sheki Private Turkish High School)
  10. Quba Özəl Türk Liseyi  (Guba Private Turkish High School)
  11. "Qafqaz" Azərbaycan – Türkiyə Özəl Gimnaziyasi  (Caucasus Private Gymnasium)
  12. Kafkas İlköğretim Okulu (Caucasus Elementary School)

Naxçıvan Özəl Türk Kolleci  (Nakhchivan Private Turkish High School)

International Turkish Hope School, Dhaka
  • Uttara Preschool and Junior Section
  • Gulshan Preschool Section
  • Gulshan Junior Section
  • Uttara Senior Section. (Boys)
  • Uttara GCE Section. (Boys)
  • Uttara Senior Section. (Girls)
  • Chittagong Branch
  • Bogra Preschool and Education centre
Organization: Inrichtende Macht Lucerna
Basisschool Lucerna (primary/elementary school)
Lucerna College (secondary/high school) in Gent
Lucerna College (secondary/high school) in Antwerp
Lucerna College (secondary/high school) in Brussels
Lucerna College in Genk  (proposed school?)
Internaat Lucerna (boarding school)
L'ecole Internationale Ufuk-Benin  (Note: ufuk=horizon in Turkish)
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Organization: Bosna-Sema Educational Institutions
  1. International Burch University
  2. Una Sana College (Unsko-Sanski Koledz)
  3. International School of Sarajevo - Vraca
  4. International School of Sarajevo - Ilidza
  5. International School of Tuzla
  6. International School of Zenica
Colégio Belo Futuro Brezilya Brazil

Umbrella organization:  Drujba Schools
Burkina Faso
College Horizon International
Université Lumière de Bujumbura / Light University of Bujumbura
Zaman International School of Phnom Penh
Zaman Primary School
Zaman University
Amity International School  Yaounde
Doğa Kiosk International College (no longer in operation)
École Sogut, Montreal
Nil (Nile) Academy, Toronto
Central African Republic
L'école Centrafricano-turque
Ecole Privee International Tchado-Turque
Sjajna Zvijezda Edukativni Centar   Facebook
Kibris Doga Koleji
Eastern Mediterranean University
Czech Republic
Meridian International School, Prague
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Şafak (Shafak) Turkish School, Kinshasha
Furesø Privatskole
Hay Skolenøje Tåstrup Privatskole
Nilen Privatskole‎
Østerbro International School
Salahaldin International School, Cairo
Ethiopia to be closed under Gulen and operated under Turkish Government
Organization: Kaynak Education & Medical Services PLC     (note: kaynak = fountain in Turkish)
Nejashi Ethio-Turkish Schools, Addis Ababa
1. Netis African Union Branch
2. Netis Alamgena Branch
3. Netis CMC Kindergarten Branch
4. Netis Sarbet Kindergarten Branch
Educactive school, Paris
Etude Plus  (after-school tutoring/homework center)
Ecole Privee Internationale Turco-Gabonaise, Libreville
Yavuz Selim Anatolian School  

Georgia CLOSED

  • International Black Sea University - Tbilisi (Turkish name: Uluslararası Karadeniz Universitesi)

Organization:  Caglar Egitim Kurumlari

  • Tiflis Ozel Demirel Okul Oncesi

Primary schools (elementary+middle):
  1. Tiflis Ozel Demirel Isik Ilkokulu
  2. Batum R. Sahin Dostluk Ilkokulu 
  3. Kutaisi Niko Nikoladze Ilkokulu
  4. Rustavi Rustavelli Ilkokulu

High Schools
  1. Tiflis Ozel Demirel Koleji
  2. Batum R. Sahin Dostluk Lisesi
  3. Kutaisi Niko Nikoladze Lisesi
  4. Rustavi Rustavelli Lisesi

K-12 schools
  • Tiflis Nikolos Tsereteli Uluslararasi Okulu

College Prep and Language Centers
  1. Tiflis Demirel Koleji Unv. Hazirlik ve Dil Merkezi
  2. Batum R. Sahin Unv. Hazirlik ve Dil Merkezi
  3. Kutaisi Niko Nikoladze Unv. Hazirlik ve Dil Merkezi
  4. Rustavi Rustavelli Unv. Hazirlik ve Dil Merkezi
  5. Marneuli S Rustavelli Unv. Hazirlik ve Dil Merkezi

Organization: Türkisch-Deutschen Bildungsvereins
  1. Sema-Schule, Mannheim

Organization:  Verein für Integration und Bildung  
  1. Gymnasium (ollege preparatory school), Hannover
  2. Language School, Hannover
  3. Tutoring Service, Hannover

Organization: Verein Akademische Plattform Freiburg (FAP e.V.)
  1. Regenbogen Privatschule,  

Organization:  Mesale e.V.

Organization: TUDESB (Türkisch Deutsches Bildungsinstitut Berlin-Brandenburg)
  1. TÜDESB Gymnasium  (college preparatory high school)
  2. TÜDESB Realschule  (high school)
  3. TÜDESB Sekundarschule    (middle school)
  4. TÜDESB Grundschule (elementary school)
Kindergartens ("Kitas") in Berlin area:
  1. TÜDESB Kinderparadies Wedding (Former website:
  2. TÜDESB Kinderparadies Kreuzberg
  3. TÜDESB Kinderparadies Neukölln
  4. TÜDESB Kinderparadies Spandau
Study Centers
  1. TÜDESB Pangea-Bildungszentrum Kreuzberg I
  2. TÜDESB Pangea-Bildungszentrum Kreuzberg II
  3. TÜDESB Pangea-Bildungszentrum Spandau
  4. TÜDESB Pangea-Bildungszentrum Tempelhof
  5. TÜDESB Pangea-Bildungszentrum Wedding I
  6. TÜDESB Pangea-Bildungszentrum Wedding II

Organization: Tuerkisch-Deutsche Akademische Bund (TDAB)
  1. Gymnasium Dialog  (Ozel Dialog Lisesi)

Organization:  Vision Privatschulen GmbH, Jettingen-Scheppach
  1. Gymnasium (college preparatory high school)
  2. Realschule (high school)
  3. Boarding school for girls

Internat Schloss Eringerfeld (boarding school) Geseke

Bad Canstatt bei Stuttgart - Bil Schule

Other study centers with supplemental education:

Organization: Pangea Bildungszentren  (relation of this organization to study centers is unclear)
Galaxy International School
Elit Dil Eğitim Merkezi   Facebook #1; Facebook #2
Hong Kong
Rosebud Primary School
Harmony International School (opened December 2014)
Orchidea Iskola
Jazmin Ovoda (nursery)

Organization: Learnium Schools
  1. Learnium School Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh (West Campus & East Campus)
  2. Learnium School South Delhi
  3. Learnium School East Delhi
  4. Learnium School Karntaka Bangalore Campus
  5. Learnium School Maharastra Mumbai
  6. Learnium School Uttar Pradesh Lucknow South
  7. Learnium School Uttar Pradesh Lucknow East
  8. Learnium School West Bengal Kolkata
Organization: Pak-Turk Schools

  • PakTurk School, Hyderabad
Organization: PASIAD
(Some school websites seem to be under construction.)
  1. Pribadi Bilingual Boarding School, Depok
  2. Semesta Bilingual Boarding School, Semarang
  3. Pribadi Bilingual Boarding School, Bandung
  4. Fatih Bilingual Boarding School, Banda Aceh
  5. Kharisma Bangsa Bilingual Boarding School, Tangerang Selatan
  6. Sragen Bilingual Boarding School, Sragen
  7. Teuku Nyak Arif Fatih Bilingual Boarding School, Banda Aceh
  8. Kesatuan Bangsa Bilingual Boarding School, Yogyakarta
Organization: Fezalar Educational Institutions   New website:    Old website:  Schools evacuated 3 days before ISIS broke out.

Ishik University-Erbil
Ishik College-Erbil
Nilufer Girls' College-Erbil
Salahaddin Ayyubi College-Sulaimania
Sulaimania Girls' College-Sulaimania
Ishik Boys College-Duhok
Ishik Girls' College-Duhok
Ishik Primary School-Duhok
Cag Boys College Kerkuk Cag Girls' College Kerkuk
Ronaki Primary School-Erbil
Gulan Primary School-Erbil
Ishik Secondary School-Erbil
Ishik Kindergarten-Erbil
Tuimalik Primary School-Sulaimania
Ishik College-Bagdat
Ishik College-Musul
Serchinar Primary School-Sulaimania
Salahaddin Ayyubi College-Halapja
Ishik Boys College-Soran
Ishik Girls' College-Soran
Ivory Coast (Côte d'Ivoire)
Groupe Scolaire Şafak – École Ivoiro-Turque
Abroad International School     (Baharu Education Corporation)
  • Abroad International School - Osaka School
  • Abroad International School - Nagoya School
  • Abroad International School - Sendai School
  • Abroad International School - Okayama School
Horizon Japan International School
Jingumae International Exchange School
Burc TALT (Turkish Arabic Language & Tuition) Center

Organization: KATEV International Foundation

Süleyman Demirel University, Almaty
Ahmet Yesevi University

Nurorda International School

Kazakh-Turk High Schools  (Kazak-Turk Lisesi)  (the websites of some of these schools appear to still be under development):
  1. Алматы қазақ-түрік ұлдар лицейі  (Almaty Kazakh-Turk Boys High School)
  2. Алматы қазақ-түрік қыздар лицейі   (Almaty Kazakh-Turk Girls High School)
  3. Есік қазақ-түрік ұлдар лицейі   (Esik Kazakh-Turk Boys High School)
  4. Қызылорда қазақ-түрік ұлдар лицейі    (Kyzylorda Kazakh-Turk Boys High School)
  5. Қызылорда қазақ-түрік қыздар лицейі   (Kyzylorda Kazakh-Turk Girls High School)
  6. Астана қазақ-түрік ұлдар лицейі   (Astana Kazakh-Turk Boys High School)
  7. Астана қазақ-түрік қыздар лицейі   (Astana Kazakh-Turk Girls High School)  
  8. Ақтөбе қазақ-түрік ұлдар лицейі   (Aktobe Kazakh-Turk Boys High School) 
  9. Атырау қазақ-түрік ұлдар лицейі   (Atyrau Kazakh-Turk Boys High School) 
  10. Шымкент қазақ-түрік ұлдар лицейі   (Shymkent Kazakh-Turk Boys High School)  
  11. Шымкент қазақ-түрік қыздар лицейі   (Shymkent Kazakh-Turk Girls High School)  
  12. Көкшетау қазақ-түрік ұлдар лицейі    (Kokshetau Kazakh-Turk Boys High School) 
  13. Тараз қазақ-түрік ұлдар лицейі    (Taraz Kazakh-Turk Boys High School)
  14. Тараз қазақ-түрік қыздар лицейі   (Taraz Kazakh-Turk Girls High School)  
  15. Жамбыл қазақ-түрік есеп-экономикалық колледжі   (Zhambyl Kazakh-Turkish College of Economics)
  16. Жезқазған қазақ-түрік ұлдар лицейі  (Zhezkazgan Kazakh-Turk Boys High School)
  17. Қарағанды қазақ-түрік ұлдар лицейі   (Karagandy Kazakh-Turk Boys High School)
  18. Қостанай қазақ-түрік ұлдар лицейі   (Kostanay Kazakh-Turk Boys High School)
  19. Өскемен қазақ-түрік ұлдар лицейі   (Oskemen Kazakh-Turk Boys High School)
  20. Павлодар қазақ-түрік ұлдар лицейі   (Pavlodar Kazakh-Turk Boys High School)
  21. Павлодар қазақ-түрік қыздар лицейі  (Pavlodar Kazakh-Turk Girls High School)
  22. Семей қазақ-түрік ұлдар лицейі    (Semey Kazakh-Turk Boys High School)
  23. Талдықорған қазақ-түрік ұлдар лицейі   (Taldykorgan Kazakh-Turk Boys High School)
  24. Түркістан қазақ-түрік ұлдар лицейі   (Turkistan Kazakh-Turk Boys High School)
  25. Петропавл қазақ-түрік лицейі  (Petropavl Kazakh-Turk High School)  
  26. Маңғыстау қазақ-түрік ұлдар лицейі    (Mangystau Kazakh-Turk Boys High School)
  27. Орал қазақ-түрік ұлдар лицейі  (Oral Kazakh-Turk High School)
  28. Нұрорда қазақ-түрік лицейі    (Nurorda Kazakh-Turk High School)
Isik College (Light Academy)
Organization: Gülistan Educatıon Center

Mehmet Akif College, Prishtina
Mehmet Akif College, Prizren
International School of Prishtina
International Ataturk Alatoo University Tunguch Bishkek
Sebat College

Organization: Sebat Education Foundation
1.  Bishkek Kyrgyz-Turk "Aychurok" Girls’ School
2.  Chingiz Aitmatov Kyrgyz-Turkish High School  (Bishkek)
3.  Jalal-Abad Kyrgyz-Turkish High School    Jalalabat Kyrgyz-Turk Girl's School
4.  Ysyk-Kul "Sebat" Girls' High School
5.  Karakol Kyrgyz-Turk "H.Karasaev" Boys’ School
6.  Jalalabat Kyrgyz-Turkish Men's Lyceum
7.  Kadamjay Semetey High School  (a.k.a. Kadamcay Kyrgyz-Turkish High School)
8.  Kyzylkia Kyrgyz-Turk "SEBAT" High School  (a.k.a. Kizilkiya Kyrgyz-Turkish Economy High School)
9.  Muratbek Subakojoyev Naryn High School
10.  Osh "Sebat" School
11.  Osh Sema Lycee (High School)   (website not operating yet)
12.  Silk Road International School
13.  Talas Sebat Boys' High School
14.  International " Meerim-Sebat" Talas Girls' High School
15.  Tokmok Sebat High School
Eastern Star Bilingual School, Vientiane  (Doğu Yıldızı Türk Koleji)
Organization: Baltic Education Latvia, SIA,
RIMS - Riga International Meridian School, a.k.a. Daugava Private School
Liberian-Turkish Light International School
VIMS- International Meridian School, Vilnius
Baltic Turkish Culture Academy, Vilnius
International Balkan University, Skopje

Private Yahya Kemal Colleges, Skopje
  1. YKC ÜsküpAvtokomanda Lisesi  (high school)
  2. YKC Gostivar Lisesi   (high school)
  3. YKC Struga Lisesi   (high school)
  4. YKC Üsküp Butel Lisesi   (high school)
  5. YKC Üsküp İlkokulu   (primary school)
  6. YKC Struga İlkokulu   (primary school)
  7. YKC Strumica Lisesi   (high school)
  8. YKC Tetova Bölgesi Lisesi   (high school)
College La Lumiere International
Horizon Turkish Expatriate School
Time International School, Kuala Lampur
Bedir High School Malawi   (formerly
Lale Youth International School
Mali  President of Mali vows to cooperate with President Erdogan 2/4/2015
Horizon College, Bamako  (website under construction)
Colegio de Excelencia Raindrop  (School Motto: "Because rain always starts with a small drop.")
Liceul Teoretic Orizont
Organization: Ulaanbaatar Empathy-Yurtunts Co., Ltd.
  1. Ulaanbaatar Mongolian-Turkish School, Ulaanbaatar
  2. Orkhon Mongolian-Turkish School, Erdenet
  3. Darkhan Mongolian-Turkish School, Darkhan
  4. Bayan-Ulgii Mongolian-Turkish School, Bayan-Ulgii
  5. Ulaanbaatar Elite International School, Ulaanbaatar
University Mediterranean Podgorica (Atlas group)
Morocco CLOSED
Muhammad al Fatih (Fatih Sultan Mehmet) schools.  (a.k.a. Groupe Scolaire Mohamed Al Fatih)
4 branches in Tangiers, Fez, Casablanca and Tetouan
Willow International School (a.k.a. Turkish College)
  • Primary School Maputo
  • Primary School Matola
  • High School Matola
Horizon International Education Centre
  1. Basisschool Cosmicus  (primary school in Rotterdam)
  2. Cosmicus College  (secondary school in Rotterdam)
  3. Basisschool Witte Tulp  (primary school in Amsterdam)
  4. Cosmicus Montessori Lyceum  (secondary school in Amsterdam)
New Zealand
Organization: Pearl of the Islands Foundation, Inc.
Pearl (Inci) Turkish School  
Organization: Surat Educational LTD
Nigerian Turkish International Colleges  
       Locations: Abuja, Kaduna, Kano, Lagos, Yobe
Nigerian Turkish Nile University
  • OKUF (Oslo Kultur og Utdannigsforening = Olso Culture and Education Association) Akademi Utdannigssenter  (afterschool tutoring)
Umbrella organization: Pak-Turk International Cag Educational Foundation
Pak-Turk Schools.  Branches: Islamabad, Karachi, Khairpur, Lahore, Multan, Peshawar, Quetta
Papua New Guinea
Paradise College
Meridian International Schools
International Meridian Schools
   Primary and Kindergarden, Lodz
   Primary in Warsaw
   Secondary, Warsaw
Umbrella organization: Lumina Educational Institutions
  1. Scoala Spectrum Bucaresti
  2. Scoala Spectrum Constanta
  3. Scoala Internationala Spectrum Iasi
  4. Scoala Internationala Spectrum Cluj
  5. Scoala Internationala Spectrum Timisoara
  6. Scoala Internationala Spectrum Ploiesti
  7. International Computer High School of Bucharest (ICHB) (Liceul International de Informatica Bucaresti)
  8. International Computer High School of Constanta  (Liceul International de Informatica Constanta)
  9. International School of Bucharest
  10. ISB Early Learning Centre

University:  University of Southeast Europe - Lumina University (Universitatea Europei de Sud-Est Lumina)
Atlantic International School, Moscow
Moscow International School #56
Челябинский Областной Лицей Интернат (Chelyabinsk Region High School Boarding School)
Hope Kids Academy     Facebook
Senegal CLOSED 2018 
Groupe Scolaire Yavuz Selim Senegal
Serbia CLOSED 
Bystra Education (language courses, weekend school, plans to start private school in 2013)
Organization: Nile Foundation/Organization
High school in Mogadishu; name as yet unknown.
South Africa
Organization: Horizon Educational Trust

Organization: Fountain Educational Trust and Nizamiye Schools
The Sama schools were apparently renamed Nizamiye Schools in Jan 2013:

South Korea
Rainbow International School
Sri Lanka
Learnium International School  (formerly Zodiac Burch International Academy)  Colombo
Sudanese Turkish Schools
Dialog Skolan
KIVAM Junior High School TO BE CLOSED JUNE 2015
Tajikistan to be CLOSED 

Umbrella organization: Şelale Eğitim Şirketi
High school boarding schools:
  1. Литсей-интернати муштараки тоҷикӣ-туркии ш. Турсунзода   (Tursunzade Tajik-Turkish High School; in Turkish: Müşterek Tacik-Türk Tursunzade Lisesi)  School Facebook page
  2. Литсей-интернати муштараки тоҷикӣ-туркии Ҳоҷӣ Камоли ш. Душанбе  (Haji Kemal Tajik-Turkish High School in Dushanbe; in Turkish: Hacı Kemal Tacik-Türk Lisesi)  School Facebook page
  3. Литсей-интернати муштараки тоҷикӣ-туркии иқтисодӣ ш. Душанбе  (Tajik-Turkish Economy High School, Dushanbe)   School Facebook page
  4. Литсей-интернати муштараки тоҷикӣ-туркии Мавлоно Ҷалолиддини Румӣ ш. Қўрғонтеппа  (Kurgan-TyubeTajik-Turkish High School)  School Facebook page
  5. Литсей-интернати муштараки тоҷикӣ-туркии ш. Кўлоб  (Kulob Tajik-Turkish High School School Facebook page  
  6. Литсей-интернати муштараки тоҷикӣ-туркии ш. Хуҷанд  (Khujand Tajik-Turk High School)  School Facebook page
K-11 schools
Other schools:
  1. Мактаби байналмилалии ш. Душанбе,
  2. Маркази забонҳо ва компутерии “Шафақ”  (Language and Computer Center “Shafak”, Dushanbe)
  3. Хобгоҳи донишҷўён
Organization: Ishik Medical and Education Foundation    (note: ishik = light in Turkish)
Feza Schools
1. Feza Nursery
2. Feza Primary
3. Feza Nursery-Primary Zan
4. Feza Girls Secondary
5. Feza Boys Secondary - High
Organization: Marmara Educational Company
Wichai Wittaya Bilingual Turkish School
Siriwat Wittaya Bilingual School  (a.k.a Onur Koleji)
Chindamanee School (a.k.a. Elmas Koleji)

Pan Asia International School
Ecole Internationale Zodiaque

  1. Antalya International University (Uluslararası Antalya Üniversitesi)
  2. Gediz University
  3. Fatih University Istanbul, Ankara
  4. Meliksah University
  5. Mevlana University
  6. Zirve University

K-12 schools: CLOSED
Note: Lisesi = high school; İlköğretim Okulu = primary/elementary school; Anaokulu = kindergarten

Umbrella organization:  Anafen Eğitim Kurumları
  1. Çengelköy Anafen Anaokulu
  2. Erenköy Anafen Anaokulu
  3. Libadiye Anafen Anaokulu 
  4. Çengelköy Anafen İ.O.
  5. Sabahattin Zaim Anafen İ.O.
  6. Sevgi Çiçeği Anafen (Yeşilvadi) İ.O.  
  7. Anadolu Lisesi - Fen Lisesi (Çengelköy)
  8. İstanbul Anafen Anadolu - Fen Lisesi

Umbrella organization: Aziziye Eğitim Kurumları (Erzurum)
  1. Özel Aziziye İlköğretim Okulu
  2. Özel Aziziye Lisesi (Private Aziziye Anatolian and Science High School)

Umbrella organization:   Fatih Eğitim Kurumları
  1. Özel İstanbul Fatih Fen Lisesi
  2. Özel İstanbul Fatih Anadolu Lisesi
  3. Özel Beylikdüzü Fatih Fen Lisesi
  4. Özel Beylikdüzü Fatih Anadolu Lisesi
  5. Özel Fatih Anadolu Lisesi

Umbrella organization:  İzmir Özel Fatih Koleji
  1. İzmir Özel Fatih Anaokulu
  3. İFK (İzmir Fatih Koleji) Anadolu Lisesi
  4. İFK (İzmir Fatih Koleji) Fen Lisesi 

Umbrella organization: Coskun Schools
  1. Özel Maltepe Coşkun Liseleri
  2. Özel Kasımoğlu Coşkun Lisesi ve Fen Lisesi  Facebook
  3. Özel Kurtköy Alaattin Zenginer Coşkun İlköğretim Okulu
  4. Özel Çamlıca Coşkun İlköğretim Okulu
  5. Özel Maltepe Coşkun İlköğretim Okulu
  6. Özel Y.Cimilli Coşkun İlköğretim Okulu
  7. Özel Nilüfer Coşkun İlköğretim Okulu
  8. Özel Coşkun Anaokulu - Dragos
  9. Özel Coşkun Anaokulu – Çamlıca
  10. Özel Coşkun Anaokulu - Pendik
  11. Özel Coşkun Anaokulu - Ataşehir 

Umbrella organization:  Atlantik
  1. Ahmet Ulusoy Fen Lisesi
  2. Ahmet Ulusoy Sosyal Bilimler Lisesi
  3. Ahmet Ulusoy Anadolu Lisesi
  4. İpek İlköğretim Okulu

Umbrella organization:  Burç Çocuk Akademileri
  1. Öveçler Burç Akademi Kreş ve Anaokulu 
  2. Oran Burç Akademi Kreş ve Anaokulu
  3. Ümitköy Burç Akademi Kreş ve Anaokulu
  4. Park Vadi Burç Akademi Kreş ve Anaokulu
  5. Bahçeli Burç Akademi Kreş ve Anaokulu

Fetih Koleji

Umbrella organization: Özel Feza Eğitim Kurumları
  1. Özel Feza Anadolu Lisesi
  2. Özel Feza Fen Lisesi
  3. Özel Feza Berk Koleji
  4. Feza Berk İlköğretim Okulu
  5. Atakum Refia Hanım Kreşi (daycare)
  6. Gazi Refia Hanım Kreşi (daycare)

Umbrella organization: Özel Yavuz Selim Eğitim Kurumları

Yamanlar College 

FEM tutoring centers (dershane)

(there are many more schools in Turkey; they will be added in the future)
Turkmenistan LAST SCHOOL CLOSED 2014/2015 

Organization: Başkent Eğitim Şirketi
International Turkmen-Turk University (Uluslararasi Turkmen Turk Universitesi)
Most K-12 schools closed in August 2011
(Turgut-Ozal Türkmen-Türk Lisesi still operating)

High schools:
  1. Abadan Türkmen-Türk Lisesi
  2. Aşgabat Gyzlar Türkmen-Türk Lisesi
  3. Atamyrat Türkmen-Türk Lisesi
  4. Balkanabat Türkmen-Türk Lisesi
  5. Başkent Türkmen-Türk Lisesi
  6. Baýramaly Türkmen-Türk Lisesi
  7. Daşoguz Türkmen-Türk Lisesi
  8. Köneürgenç Türkmen-Türk Lisesi
  9. Mary Türkmen-Türk Lisesi
  10. Tejen Türkmen-Türk Lisesi
  11. Turgut-Ozal Türkmen-Türk Lisesi
  12. Türkmenabat Türkmen-Türk Lisesi
  13. Türkmenbaşy Türkmen-Türk Lisesi

Primary school:
Turkmen Turk Ilkokulu

Study center:
Kurs Merkezi
Simferepol International School, Autonomous Republic of Crimea
Meridian International School
Meridian International Kindergarten
Black Sea High School    Лицей Черноморский
Topolino Kindergarten
United Arab Emirates

Organization: Concept Schools International
United School of Al Yahar, Al Ain

Organization: Polaris Schools
United Kingdom
Coral College, Bradford, England
Wisdom School, London
London Meridian College  (2-year college)
United States of America
Click here for list of publicly-funded Gulen charter schools.
Click here for list of private Gulen schools.
Colegio Los Azulejos  (no website identified; Facebook 1, Facebook 2)
Horizon International Bilingual School, Hanoi
Turkish International Schools 
Bedir Turkish-Zambian High School (a.k.a. Turkey-Zambia College of Badr)