Old ideologies of homogenisation as a road to unity and prevention of disintegration 1
“Language is one of the essential characteristics of a nation. Those who belong to the Turkish nation ought, above all and absolutely, to speak Turkish. […] Those people who speak another language could, in a difficult situation, collaborate and take action against us with other people who speak other languages” (Mustafa Kemal, “Atatürk”, 1931).
Does this sound familiar to Indigenous peoples?
"the indivisible integrity of the state with its territory and nation".