A primary school teacher in the southeastern province of Diyarbakır attempted to convince a Kurdish boy to have his Kurdish name, Biryar, changed to Ramazan, the Turkish version of the Arabic word Ramadan, according to a story in the Cumhuriyet daily on Thursday.
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Turkey Purge monitors unlawful crackdown of Turkish government in the aftermath of the failed coup, maps human rights abuses, hate crime and hate speech against political dissent in the country.