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About Zeynel Abidin Besleney

Dr Zeynel Abidin Besleney is at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.  He is working on Circassian nationalism in Northwest Caucasus and the diaspora

Articles by Zeynel Abidin Besleney

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Circassian Nationalism and the Internet

Circassian communities are scattered throughout the North Caucasus and the diaspora is spread throughout the world. On the day of Circassian Genocide and Exile, Zeynel Abidin Besleney examines the role played by the internet as a lifeline linking otherwise isolated activists and communities and reinforcing the Circassian nationalist cause
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