November, 2016 Archive

Erdoğan the impartial

Unusually, Turkey’s president uses the ceremonial trappings of his office to urge consensus...

Explainer: Decriminalising sexual abuse in Turkey

It is hard to spot the good intentions in the AK Party’s attempt to keep young families together...

HDP operation: which MPs have been arrested?

Live spreadsheet listing the status of MPs from the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democracy Party (HDP) following Friday morning's wave of arrests...

‘Tayyip Erdoğan is finished’

A newspaper headline about the future Turkish president that got it so, so wrong...