Paranoid style: Gülenists, PKK, ‘Armenian brigands,’ YPG, NGOs, EU’s islamophobia just a few of Turkey’s enemies…

President Erdoğan has listed the outlawed PKK, “the Armenian brigands,” the People’s Defense Units (YPG) and “the Armenian terror organization” as collaborators of the purported “parallel state”
Civil society organizations “working against the state” have largely been “destroyed” during the ruling Justice and Development Party’s (AKP) time in power since 2002, President Recep Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has stated
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said on June 23 that negative statements by European Union officials and member state leaders were reflections of Islamophobia
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has vowed to reconstruct the historic Taksim military barracks in Istanbul’s Gezi Park, a project that sparked country-wide anti-government protests in 2013

Radiohead, Ramadan and Gezi: News of the Week in Turkey

Istanbul court finds computer science lecturer Chris Stephenson not guilty of giving out Kurdish ‘propaganda’

Turkey guilty verdict for depicting Erdogan as Gollum

A Turkish man gets a suspended one-year jail term for insulting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan by depicting him as the Gollum character from the Lord of the Rings.

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