Independent and cutting-edge analysis on Turkey and its neighborhood

Even though elections in Turkey are generally considered “free and fair” by the international community, there are procedures that cast a shadow of doubt. This is particularly the case regarding some practices of the Supreme Election Board (YSK) – the body responsible for the elections. At a time of dramatic political polarization, as well as three approaching elections, this article draws attention to the potential for election fraud in Turkey.

 

 

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Cem Toker
Cem Toker
From the Desk of the Editor Since the founding of the Turkish Republic, competing conceptions of Turkish identity have existed. Among many examples, the role of Islam has been contested, Kurdish and Turkish nationalisms have clashed, and various identity-based movements have ebbed and flowed, shaping political cleavages. National identity contestation has also spilled over into Turkey’s relationship with its Western...
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