For three years the Turkish government labeled NASA scientist and US citizen Serkan Golge a “terrorist.” This week the US State Department welcomed him home.
NASA scientist Serkan Golge before his arrest. (Linkedin)
Nightmare in Turkey
A demonstrator hold pictures of Turkey’s Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan and Turkish cleric Fethullah Gulen (R), in Istanbul December 30, 2013. (Reuters)
$1 bill used as evidence of ‘terrorism’
US dollars, Visas cards and books displayed after police raids on the home and the business of one suspected follower of Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen in Gaziantep, Turkey on Aug 3, 2016. (AP)
President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the White House on Nov. 13, 2019, in Washington. (AP)
NASA scientist Serkan Golge speaks with AFP at his parents’ home in Hatay, on June 7, 2019, nine days after being released on probation. (AFP)