Daily Archives: June 15, 2018

Leaked video showing Erdoğan calling for ‘tight marking’ of HDP goes viral

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A leaked video showing Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan instructing his party’s local organizations to put “tight marking” on voters in order to bring the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) below the 10 percent threshold has gone viral on social media. … Continue reading

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After 16 Years in Power, Erdogan Shows Signs of Fatigue

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Late last year, a number of mayors from ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) found themselves axed by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in a massive intra-party reshuffle. To justify his move to place elected mayors of metropolitan cities on the … Continue reading

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Osman Kavala Applies to ECtHR Due to Long Detention Without Trial

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Rights advocate and businessperson Osman Kavala has sent a letter from prison at the seventh month of his arrest and stated that he has applied to the ECtHR due to his long detention without trial. What happened? Anadolu Kültür Executive … Continue reading

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New OECD report paints grim picture of educational quality in Turkey

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The quality of education in Turkey lags behind the benchmarks of the other 36 member countries of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) the OECD has warned in a recent report. “Equity and quality in education continue to … Continue reading

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