Diyarbak?r http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/43996/all en From ‘Happy is he who says I am a Turk’ to ‘Peace at home, peace in the world’ http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130406/happy-he-who-says-i-am-turk-peace-at-home-peace-the-world <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Asianet </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p></p><P> On Tuesday, March 26, the television news informed the audience that the writing beneath the statue of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk in Batman was changed. The statue had read “Happy is a man who can say I am a Turk.” Then, it was changed to “Peace at home, peace in the world.”</p><P>However, what makes this a significant event is not the change in the sayings themselves. Neither the city municipality nor the governorate, the representatives of the public authorities, accepts responsibility for this change.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130406/happy-he-who-says-i-am-turk-peace-at-home-peace-the-world" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Diyarbak?r Middle East Politics Social Issues War Asianet Sat, 06 Apr 2013 08:03:22 +0000 Asianet 5803268 at http://www.globalpost.com