Turkey

75 million people
10,410 USD GNI (PPP)
Internet:
Partly Free
Press:
Not Free
Partly Free

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Turkey’s paramount leader is moving from the premiership to the presidency amid talk of constitutional change, but his divisive and autocratic governance style will remain the same.

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Civil Society, Democratic Governance, Elections
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Europe
written by
Nate Schenkkan
Program Officer, Eurasia

Turkey’s paramount leader is moving from the premiership to the presidency amid talk of constitutional change, but his divisive and autocratic governance style will remain the same.

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The best way for the U.S. to support democracy in Turkey is by integrating democracy and human rights into the bilateral policy relationship, just as security and trade have been integrated," stated Freedom House's Nate Schenken in testimony before the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia and Emerging Threats.

Issues: 
Democratic Governance, Elections, Freedom of Expression, Human Rights Defense, Rule of Law, U.S. Foreign Policy
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Europe
written by
Karin Deutsch Karlekar
Project Director of "Freedom of the Press"

Among the findings of Freedom House’s recently released press freedom report, the most contentious has been the downgrade of Turkey from the Partly Free category to Not Free. Below are responses Freedom House has given to common questions from Turkish journalists.

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Project Director of "Freedom of the Press"


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In Turkey, we help civil society and government leaders address challenges to citizen participation in the legislative process through hands-on fellowship experiences.

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