Gülen Charter Schools Investigation Press Conference

This is the third in a series of press conferences updating the public on the investigation into the global network of charter schools operated by the controversial Turkish cleric Fethullah Gülen. The event took place at the National Press Club in Washington DC on March 31, 2016.

Stephan Templ Still Held in Prison Despite Prosecutor’s Admission

The following press release was distributed to media today: LONDON, U.K. March 16, 2016 – The continued incarceration of Jewish journalist Stephan Templ by the Republic of Austria despite the existence of exculpatory evidence represents an unimaginable miscarriage of justice, says his international lawyer Robert Amsterdam. Templ, who has been serving a sentence since October […]

Robert Amsterdam Speaks about Defending Russian Dissidents on WSJ Opinion Journal

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Robert Amsterdam Speaks with CNBC about Syria Ceasefire

Austria Continues to Hold Wrongfully Imprisoned Author Stephan Templ, says Lawyer Robert Amsterdam

The following press release was distributed to media today by Amsterdam & Partners LLP. The Republic of Austria is continuing to hold prisoner the author and journalist Stephan Templ despite the presentation of crucial new evidence, his lawyers say. Mr. Templ, who was convicted of “concealing” the existence of a family member in a restitution […]

Company Allegedly Linked to Gülen Movement Sued in Texas over Document Disclosure

The following press release was circulated to media today: February 3, 2016 – The law firm of Amsterdam & Partners LLP has filed a lawsuit against Solidarity Contracting LLC (“Solidarity”) in the District Court of Harris County, Texas, demanding disclosure of records. According to the complaint, Solidarity Contracting LLC, derives “all or a large portion […]

The Gülenist’s Soviet-style Information War

It is with profound bemusement these days that I find myself targeted on a near-daily basis by Fethullah Gülen’s media empire, led by Today’s Zaman, implying that I am now somehow the accomplice to terrorist sympathizers. As usual, the claims made by this sort of propaganda strain credulity and rely on a broad array of […]

How the Gülen Organization Threatens Whistleblowers

What we have learned thus far in our international investigation of the Gülen organization is that there is a predominant culture of fear and intimidation. Whistleblowers who come forward face enormous risk to their personal safety, security, reputation, and economic wellbeing. The Gülenists are not only known to operate an extensive internal surveillance wing, including […]

Fethullah Gülen’in Düzenbazlık Kültürü

Fethullah Gülen ağı tarafından yürütülen yasadışı faaliyetlerin global soruşturmasına ilişkin bu davaya başladığımdan beri; her zamanki propaganda, abartmalar ve çirkin kişisel saldırıları içeren agresif bir karşı saldırı bekleyerek girdim işin içine. Sonuçta, Gülen’in elinde, en gözle görülür bir şekilde ideolojik olan Zaman Gazetesi de içinde bulunduğu, inanılmaz büyük bir medya imparatorluğunun kontrolü var. Aynı zamanda, […]

Fethullah Gülen’s Culture of Deception

Since beginning this case concerning the global investigation into unlawful activities of the Fethullah Gülen network, I had come in expecting an aggressive counter-attack, featuring all the usual propaganda, hyperbole, and ugly personal attacks. After all, Gülen controls a massive media empire through his proxies, including the most visibly ideological newspaper Today’s Zaman, and has […]