Kemal Kirişçi/Brookings: As a Turkish court bans Istanbul’s mayor from politics, has Erdoğan miscalculated?

Source:Brookings blog Date:13Jan2023

The ruling resembles Erdoğan’s “faux pas” from 2019, when the YSK canceled the initial local election and then Imamoğlu won the repeat election with an even larger margin. However, whether this

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Political ban is ‘axe to democracy’, says Turkish opposition leader

Source:Financial Times Date:11Jan2023

A potential challenger for the Turkish presidency before a court ban last month threw his political future in doubt has said Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s party would “suffer a heavy defeat” for

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