Turkey, a democracy in crisis
Turkey's opposition worries as Istanbul votes go to recount NATO anniversary party turns ugly as US rips Germany, Turkey Erdogan faces serious setbacks in Turkish local elections President Erdogan regularly vilifies journalists as "terrorists" while stoking fears of terrorism among his citizens. He frequently eschews facts and voices conspiracy theories, writes Ivan Phahle. The aim of this article is to explore what role can the South African government, mainstream media, non-governmental organisation and activists play in protecting and promoting human rights in Turkey.
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