A spectacular social media war has begun, with Turkey’s pro-gov’t ‘trolls’ losing the latest battle against an apparently more organized virtual opposition.
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Zeynep Tufekci ‏@zeynep Turkish satire mag Penguen cartoonists got 11 month jail sentence for “insulting” Erdogan. Penguen’s response cover:

İlber Ortaylı slammed a recent push by Erdoğan to shift Turkey’s government from a parliamentary system to a presidential one
Ankara welcomed the news of Assad’s defeat in Idlib but it may have come with a price.
The Balyoz (Sledgehammer) case ended with the acquittal of all of the 236 suspects last week, though the case has changed the army’s administrative staff for good.
Women receiving a lower share of inheritance than men is normal, considering men’s responsibilities according to Islam, Sümeyye Erdoğan, the daughter of the Turkish president and the deputy head of the Women and Democracy Association (KADEM), has stated.
Turkish Prime Minister Davutoğlu has vowed to reveal ‘foreign contacts’ of militants involved in the killing of Prosecutor Kiraz
PM Davutoğlu has submitted the ruling AKP’s draft election manifesto, which includes the adoption of the presidential system
The hopes of the main opposition Republican People’s Party’s (CHP) old guards that they would make a glorious comeback were disappointed over the weekend after party members selected fresh faces in the weekend’s primary elections.

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