|By Editorial | Turkishpedia | Mar. 15, 2017| In this modern age, democracy (vs. autocracy) and the structure of the media are very much related to each other. The structure of the media can tell much about whether a regime...
|By Michael Rubin | AEIdeas | Mar. 13, 2017| Over the weekend, a crisis erupted between Turkey and the Netherlands after Dutch authorities refused to allow Turkish ministers to address a rally in Rotterdam in which the ministers were going to urge...
|By BBC | Mar. 10, 2017| When a man in the Turkish town of Cizre was told his sister had been killed, his family was invited to pick up her remains from the public prosecutor's office. But all they received were...
|By Cat Lucas | English Pen | Jan. 13, 2017 | More than a thousand sign petition in support of English PEN’s former writer-in-residence and other writers unlawfully detained in Turkey Leading writers and PEN members including Hari Kunzru, Roberto Saviano,...
|By Nil Köksal |CBC News |Mar. 02, 2017| A chilling fog cloaked Istanbul this week, creeping up slowly, making a mess of daily life. The thick shroud offered an obvious metaphor in the country that has the highest number of jailed journalists in the...
|By Nick Danforth |War on The Rocks |Mar. 7, 2017| When Turkey’s Justice and Development Party (AKP) came to power in 2002, it generated considerable debate between those who saw its success as a potentially liberalizing force and critics who...
|By Ofem Uket | Daily Trust |Mar 4, 2017| Turkey is independent, transited from a parliamentary unitary system of government to presidential under democratic rule, after it wrestled power from the military many decades ago. Turkey is a major actor...
|By BBC | Mar. 3, 2017| A row between Ankara and Berlin over a series of cancelled Turkish political rallies in Germany is continuing to escalate. On Friday, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused Berlin of "aiding and harbouring" terror. He said...
|By Linda Say and Can Merey |dpa International |Mar 3, 2017| Istanbul (dpa) - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called the arrested German newspaper reporter Deniz Yucel a "German agent," according to state-run news agency Anadolu, cranking up the tension between...
|By Efe Kerem Sözeri |Vocativ |Feb 17, 2017| Was Deniz Yucel caught because he was in the wrong group DM on Twitter? Turkey, already in the midst of a crackdown on the media, has arrested a journalist for reporting on hacked emails that...

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