Petition launched for journalist Baransu to be released immediately
Today’s Zaman (blog)
“When the Justice and Development Party [AK Party] was against military tutelage, the documents [for which Baransu is under arrest] released by Mehmet Baransu were taken into consideration by a prosecutor’s office and led to the Ergenekon[military ..
The really important issue for AKP is to come to a decision about party policy. Do they endorse the Erdoğan style of “making politics”?
The elections have been widely interpreted as a revitalization of parliamentary politics in Turkey. Yet a paralyzed parliament’s inability to tackle key issues may prove the undoing of opposition promises of change.