Turkey: Is mob violence undermining democracy?
Source:Deutsche Welle Date:04May2019
An article which resonates at so many levels. First, it may provide an explanation why CHP might win a re-run of Istanbul election. Secodnly, it offers a background to troubled history of Sunni-Alevi relations, with Kilicadaroglu being a member of the latter, minority denomination:
Opposition party leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu was attacked by an angry mob in public and nearly killed — the latest in a spate of such violence. What does the incident say about the political culture in the country?