All Articles on Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

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Will Turkey Hand Erdoğan Authoritarian Rule With Referendum Vote?
Polls show the public is split ahead of historic vote, but the government's crackdown on dissent has silenced the opposition
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Michel Temer Views
Temer and Trump
Politicians [are] a set of men who have interests aside from the interests of the people. . . . — Abraham Lincoln, 1837 Speech in Illinois Legislature Herewith some remarkable similarities between Brazil’s president, Michel Temer, age 75, (who is married to former beauty queen, Marcela who is 32...
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Journalists Flee Turkey as Government Purge Targets Media
Post-coup crackdown accelerates
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Amid 'Chilling' Evidence of Torture, Post-Coup Purge Continues in Turkey
Amnesty International alleges widespread torture of detainees suspected of orchestrating coup
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Turkey's Post-Coup Crackdown Puts Human Rights on the Chopping Block
Turkey imposes three-month state of emergency and temporarily suspends European Convention on Human Rights in latest move after failed uprising
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Turkish Leaders Plan Special Courts, Prisons, 'Graveyard for Traitors' After Coup
Government leaders widen crackdown on dissidents
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Purge in Turkey Intensifies with Tens of Thousands Teachers, Public Servants Fired
Licenses revoked for 21,000 educators as arrest toll hits 9,000
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Coup d'état Attempt: Turkey's Reichstag Fire?
We are witnessing the consolidation of a new form of authoritarianism with a populist streak.
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Fears for Turkey's Democracy Build as Post-Coup Crackdown Continues
"The attempted coup d'état of July 15 is like the last nail in the coffin."
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Turkey's Attempted Coup
Turkey's democracy is dead. It was dying anyway, as President Recep Tayyib Erdogan took over media outlets, arrested political opponents and journalists, and even re-started a war with the Kurds last autumn in order to win an election. But once part of the army launched a coup attempt on Friday...
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