“Turkey’s indisposition to respect ethnic minority rights in the country, grant civil rights and some form of autonomy to the Kurds, and allow for a dialogue to be opened over the Armenian genocide has prolonged Turkey’s accession into the European Union. Turkey’s constitution, a symbol of Turkey’s “turkishness,” promotes undemocratic, racist, and restrictive language in respects to minorities and their role in society.”

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