Turkey: Gezi Spirit Not Easily Subdued

by Dorian Jones A year after challenging Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdo?an’s iron grip on power, Turkey’s anti-government Gezi-Park protest movement continues to inspires some, and worry others. The mass rallies started on May 31, 2013, after police forcefully… Continue Reading

Turkey’s Election Results Seem to Validate Erdogan’s Authoritarianism

by Derek Davison After a campaign involving a corruption investigation and nation-wide bans on social media, and an election day marred by deadly violence, Sunday’s municipal elections in Turkey resulted in what appears to have been a clear victory for… Continue Reading