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17th Jan 2017

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Turkish conflict spreads to Danish schools

Since August, 505 children have left 14 Turkish-Danish schools said to be linked to Fethullah Guelen's Hizmet movement, which Turkey has blamed for July's failed coup, Danish radio reports. The parents don't want to be labeled as Gulen supporters, school headmasters said. "The [Turkish] conflict has ... tentacles all the way into the Danish schools, and it is a disaster," said Peter Bendix, chairman of the Danish independent school association.

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