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Saturday, June 23, 2018

Ince: From village to palace?

Ince: From village to palace?
By Karwan Faidhi Dri 12 hours ago

The post-2016 Turkey had been described as a country in which no one dared to say anything against incumbent President Recep Tayyip Erdogan after he cracked down on his dissidents, following a failed military coup on July 2016 which he barely escaped. But two months ago someone rose, threatening to sit on Erdogan’s throne and wipe out his dreams of one-man rule. This was Muharrem Ince who is running for presidential election on Sunday and has become a source of hope for Erdogan’s detractors. But who is Ince? Where has he been all these years? How does he think about Kurds? What changes can he bring to Turkey?

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