The Turkish prime minister revealed the iron fist in his velvet glove this summer, but of which is his true character built?
All summer long, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has been in a very bad mood. The public squares and parks of Istanbul and several other Turkish cities were taken over by protesters he angrily dismissed as “riff-raff”, turning the full coercive power of the state on the largely peaceful demonstrators.
Some critics say Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s proposals do not go far enough in driving Turkey’s faltering democratisation
Turkey’s prime minister, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, unveiled the first big package of liberalising reforms in years on Monday, making overtures to the large Kurdish minority and proposing that headscarved women be allowed to sit in parliament and be civil servants for the first time in the history of the Turkish republic.
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is revealing the details of a much-anticipated democratization package
Turkey will lift the ban on the wearing of headscarves in public institutions and will introduce education in Kurdish in private schools
Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan will announce the democratization package today, which he has said will contain ?surprises?