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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