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Turkey’s Authoritarian Slide and Political Decay

Turkey has been witnessing rising authoritarianism especially in the aftermath of the failed coup attempt in 2016

Democracy has been weakened by a prolonged assault by Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s government.

  • Begüm Burak
  • International Policy Digest

This break from democracy derives from one sole factor: dominant bureaucratic actors such as the Council of Judges and Prosecutors, the Radio and Television Supreme Council, and the…

Since 2016, state of emergency commissions can be seen as another factor undermining the rule of law which is an essential component of democracy.

The AKP was founded under the…

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