Once a Jewish Sect, Turkey's Secretive Dönme Inspire Conspiracy and Persecution

Began by a Jewish prophet, the Dönme helped educate the founder of modern Turkey, but now remain secretive and afraid due to demonization under Erdogan.

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Millions gather at Yenikapi during a rally against the failed military coup of July 15 in Istanbul, Turkey, August 7, 2016.
Millions gather at Yenikapi during a rally against the failed military coup of July 15 in Istanbul, Turkey, August 7, 2016.Credit: Turkey's Presidential Press Service via AFP