Turkey was once a free society. Now the country is rapidly destroying itself

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Publication Date 07/11/2016
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The speed of Turkey’s decline is mind-boggling, even when you live through its day-to-day machinations.

Source Link http://www.ecfr.eu/article/commentary_turkey_was_once_a_free_society._now_the_country_is_rapidly_7168
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ESO: Background information: Key findings of the 2016 Report on Turkey http://www.europeansources.info/record/key-findings-of-the-2016-report-on-turkey/
ESO: Background information: Detention of Turkey's HDP party members and the reaction from the European Commission http://www.europeansources.info/record/detention-of-turkeys-hdp-party-members-and-the-reaction-from-the-european-commission/
ESO: Background information: Turkey detains editor of opposition newspaper Cumhuriyet http://www.europeansources.info/record/turkey-detains-editor-of-opposition-newspaper-cumhuriyet/
ESO: Background information: No True Democracy in Turkey Without Peace http://www.europeansources.info/record/no-true-democracy-in-turkey-without-peace/
Deutsche Welle, 12.11.16: Turkey closes lawyers' groups as thousands languish in jail in post-coup crackdown http://dw.com/p/2SagS
Carnegie Europe: Strategic Europe, 14.11.16: Handling Turkey’s Runaway Politics http://carnegieeurope.eu/strategiceurope/66118
openDemocracy: Can Europe Make It?, 04.11.16: What could and should the EU do with Turkey? https://www.opendemocracy.net/bilge-yabanci-kerem-oktem/what-could-and-should-eu-do-with-turkey-s-authoritarian-consolidation

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