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A striking incest report from Turkey

MURAT YETKİN writes:

An incest debate is still going on in Turkey, amid all the other political and diplomatic issues facing President Tayyip Erdoğan.

Comment(s) 9/8/2017

The saddening state of Turkish courts

MURAT YETKİN writes:

İsmail Rüştü Cirit is a senior judge chairing Turkey’s High Court of Appeals (Yargıtay).

Comment(s) 9/7/2017

A shameful debate on incest in Turkey

MURAT YETKİN writes:

It all started with a news report two weeks ago. A half-famous, minor jet-set TV personality called Murat Başoğlu was “caught” by paparazzi in a boat off the Aegean coast cavorting with a woman who is not his wife.

Comment(s) 9/6/2017

As Turkey’s top judge bows before the president

MURAT YETKİN writes:

Only a handful of people in judicial circles and the media criticized Constitutional Court head Zühtü Arslan for bowing before President Tayyip Erdoğan out of respect during Turkey’s Victory Day celebrations on Aug. 30.

Comment(s) 9/5/2017

Should Erdoğan be afraid of Kılıçdaroğlu?

MURAT YETKİN writes:

Turkey’s main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu claimed on Aug. 27 that President Tayyip Erdoğan is “afraid” of him

Comment(s) 8/29/2017

CHP hits AKP on its Achilles' heel

MURAT YETKİN writes:

“We are all thirsty for justice,” main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu said on Aug. 26 in his welcoming speech at the “Justice Congress” in the western Turkish province of Çanakkale.

Comment(s) 8/28/2017

President is now the only boss of Turkey’s intelligence agency too

MURAT YETKİN writes:

The government extended the powers of the National Intelligence Agency (MİT) and linked it directly to President Tayyip Erdoğan with a new state of emergency decree issued on Aug. 25.

Comment(s) 8/26/2017

300 days of justice in Turkey

MURAT YETKİN writes:

The arrest and release of the chairman of a football club warmed up the debate over double standards in Turkish justice as the arrest of a group of journalists will mark its 300th day in prison tomorrow

Comment(s) 8/25/2017

YPG not a choice but necessity, US tells Turkey

MURAT YETKİN writes:

The U.S. military alliance against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) with the People’s Protection Units (YPG), the Syrian extension of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), is “not a choice but a necessity.”

Comment(s) 8/24/2017

Can a new party challenge Turkey’s ruling AKP?

MURAT YETKİN writes:

Meral Akşener, a former deputy speaker of the Turkish Parliament, stated on Aug. 22 that she has officially started the process of establishing a new party, in a bid to build an alternative to President Tayyip Erdoğan’s ruling Justice and Development Party (AK Parti).

Comment(s) 8/23/2017

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