?Moral profiling? of students? private lives… another aspect of growing conservative surveillance over society.. A politics roundup…

Police units in southeastern city perform ?moral profiling? of students? private lives


Police followed students’ political and social activities as well as their relationships, a report said

Islamic Scholar Gülen?s letter to Ankara intensifies graft case row

A letter recently sent to President Abdullah Gül by Fethullah Gülen has intensified the already rifted relations between the Islamic scholar’s movement and the government

Turkish lira hits fresh record low on graft probe, fed tapering

Turkey?s lira hit a new record low against the dollar today, dampened by investor caution over a corruption investigation

Corruption in Turkey: The Arab road

The Economist (UK) no. 950 Saturday, January 4, 2014 The government of Recep Tayyip Erdogan has grave questions to answer. When the Arab spring burst onto the Middle East three years ago, hopeful democrats in search of a model were drawn to Turkey as a country that seemed to combine moderate Islam with prosperity and

L?armée s?invite dans la crise politique turque

Le Figaro (France) no. 21590, samedi 4 janvier 2014, p. 6 Laure Marchand, Istanbul L?état-major réclame de nouveaux procès au gouvernement islamiste de Recep Erdogan, affaibli par les scandales. Un convive inattendu s?est invité dans la guerre qui fait rage au sommet de l?État turc depuis qu?un gigantesque scandale de corruption, révélé le 17 décembre,


Gov?t uses military retrials to cover up corruption claims: CHP head

Government-initiated talks about retrying former military personnel over the coup cases are just an effort to divert the country?s agenda, CHP leader Kılıçdaroğlu argues

Turkish PM says he would not oppose coup plot officers’ retrial

Tayyip Erdogan, hit by corruption inquiry, in talks with judiciary as military claims evidence against officers was fabricated

The Turkish prime minister, Tayyip Erdogan, said he would not oppose the retrial of hundreds of military officers convicted on coup plot charges, a case that underlined civilian dominance over a once all-powerful army.

The Perfect Storm In Turkey – Corruption Conflict Conspiracy

The Republic of Turkey is consumed by intense conflict, conspiracy charges, and underlying financial problems that simply won’t go away. A perfect storm is brewing in Turkey.

PM Erdoğan warm on retrials in coup cases, says head of bars union

Suspects convicted in coup-plot cases over the past year could soon be retried after the head of the Union of Turkish Bar Associations met with PM Erdoğan

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