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Daemon
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The Alevi

Numbering in the tens of millions, Alevis are members of a religious, sub-ethnic, and cultural community found primarily in Turkey. Alevism is classified as a branch of Shi'a Islam, but there are significant differences between Alevi beliefs, traditions, and rituals and those of other orthodox sects. For example, Alevi worship takes place in assembly houses—cemevi—rather than mosques, and it features music and dance in which both women and men participate. What are some other differences? More...
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The Alevi
Numbering in the tens of millions, Alevis are members of a religious, sub-ethnic, and cultural community found primarily in Turkey. Alevism is classified as a branch of Shi'a Islam, but there are significant differences between Alevi beliefs, traditions, and rituals and those of other orthodox sects. For example, Alevi worship takes place in assembly houses—cemevi—rather than mosques, and it features music and dance in which both women and men participate.
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Must be akin to the murderous ethno-religious criminal regime which rules in Syria.
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Numbering in the tens of millions, Alevis are members of a religious, sub-ethnic, and cultural community found primarily in Turkey. Alevism is classified as a branch of Shi'a Islam, but there are significant differences between Alevi beliefs, traditions, and rituals and those of other orthodox sects. For example, Alevi worship takes place in assembly houses—cemevi—rather than mosques, and it features music and dance in which both women and men participate.
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