Democracy in Crisis: Corruption, Media, and Power in Turkey

Freedom House 
invites you to a panel discussion on: 
Democracy in Crisis: Corruption, Media, and Power in Turkey

Thursday, February 6, 2014
10:00 - 11:30am
Newseum

Knight Conference Center, 8th floor conference level
555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001

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Turkey’s democracy is in crisis. Shaken by last summer’s protests and a mounting corruption scandal, the government is lashing out at critics. Freedom House’s new report Democracy in Crisis: Corruption, Media, and Power in Turkey puts the current crackdown in context, and lays out steps for Turkey, the EU, and the United States to protect democracy and a free media in Turkey.

Opening Statement:
David J. Kramer
President, Freedom House

Panelists:
Steven A. Cook
Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations

Susan Corke
Director of Eurasia Programs, Freedom House

Andrew Finkel
Co-founder of P24, an NGO supporting independent journalism in Turkey

Moderator: 
Carla Anne Robbins
Clinical Professor of National Security Studies, Baruch College, City University of New York
 

 


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