Erdogan’s Purges Leave Turkey’s Justice System Reeling
The authoritarianism of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, center, and the cronyism in his governing party are undermining Turkey’s economy and education system.
By Carlotta Gall
June 21, 2019
ANKARA, Turkey — Once jailed for reciting a poem at a political rally, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has styled himself throughout his rise as a champion of freedom and justice, and his early push for judicial reforms were widely hailed.
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