#tbt to last year in Istanbul, only a few weeks after the so-called "coup d'état". This is what a constitutional republic backsliding into authoritarianism looks like.
Translation: We are the nation, Turkey will not tolerate terror.
In light of recent events, I feel it is important to remember that #fascism is an ideology rooted in fear. It trades the rights of the many for the power of the few, and it requires a common enemy, a target of hate, whether real or imagined. And it has no place in the Turkish Republic or in America.