Turkey’s Democracy score declined for the sixth time in a row


Democracy stagnates, Political participation rises, Women’s political participation makes progress, Europe’s democratic malaise persists, “Flawed democracies” fall further, The Return of Populism, Are Electoral process and pluralism free, Do freely elected representatives determine government policy? Is there a sufficient degree of societal consensus and cohesion to underpin a stable, functioning democracy? Is there a free media? Do ethnic, religious and other minorities have a reasonable degree of autonomy and voice in the political process?

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PACE/APCE: Urgent Debate on Turkey


The worsening situation of opposition politicians in Turkey: what to do to protect their fundamental rights in a Council of Europe member State? – L’aggravation de la situation des opposants politiques en Turquie : que faire pour protéger leurs droits fondamentaux dans un État membre du Conseil de l’Europe ?

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Annual Review of Human Rights’ World Report 2019 : Turkey Chapter


The Presidential system olacks sufficient checks and balances against abuse of executive power, greatly diminishes the powers of parliament and consolidates presidential control over most judicial appointments. The legislation contains many measures to the extraordinary powers that the authorities enjoyes. In a climate of media censorship and repression of perceived government enemies and critics that persisted throughout the year.

2019 Dünya Raporu

Baskılar Artarak Süregeliyor

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2019’da Dünyayı ve Türkiye – AB İlişkilerini Neler Bekliyor?


AB’nin 2019 gündemi Türkiye-AB ilişkilerini etkilemesi muhtemel ne gibi parametreler sunuyor? Türkiye-AB ilişkilerini etkileyecek en önemli parametre Türkiye’de hak ve özgürlükler alanını açacak, öze ilişkin ve hukuk uygulamalarını düzeltecek, devlet yönetiminde şeffaflık, hesap verebilirlik ve liyakatı geliştirecek bir reform gündemi olacak

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Black Sea Security and Turkey…


The wider Black Sea region—which brings together the littoral states plus neighbouring countries—is experiencing a rapidly shifting security environment that combines large-scale conventional military threats, internationalized civil wars and frozen conflicts, as well as weapons of mass destruction challenges. Although security in the Black Sea region has always been and remains important for Turkey.

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«Vatan Hainleri»ni İç Politikada Sömürmek!


Ne cenaze töreni, ne de mezar taşı. Yeter ki bu insanların yaşamlarının en üretken, en verimli yıllarını çok sevdikleri ülkelerinin ve halklarının esenliği için başka coğrafyalarda mücadeleye harcadıkları unutulmasın…Ve de arkadan gelen kuşaklar artık sürgün acısı tatmasın…

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Tarih ve «Tekerrür» : Benzerlikler!


Geçmişten adam hisse kaparmış… Ne masal şey!
Beş bin senelik kıssa yarım hisse mi verdi?
“Tarih”i “tekerrür” diye tarif ediyorlar;
Hiç ibret alınsaydı, tekerrür mü ederdi?

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