Independent and cutting-edge analysis on Turkey and its neighborhood

It has been observed in the recent period that, unfortunately, there is a relentless, devastating conflict among all bodies of the state. Turkey has rapidly shifted from having a separation of powers towards the union of powers as a result of a dramatic increase in the powers of the government. In a place where the judiciary is not independent, it is not possible to talk about the rule of law. It is a proven fact that the more that confidence is felt towards the law and functioning of the law in a country, the greater economic growth will be. The more independent the judiciary is in a country, the more confidence the investor will feel towards that country, and thus, the more employment opportunities will emerge, the greater Gross Domestic Product and economic growth will be achieved, and of course, the more tax opportunities will be ensured for the state.

 

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Metin Feyzioğlu
Metin Feyzioğlu Attorney Professor Metin Feyzioğlu is the President of the Union of Turkish Bar Associations.
From the Desk of the Editor This issue of TPQ comes at a time when relations between Turkey and the EU are at a historical low point. The sources of tension are manifold, and have been compounded by a constellation of transformations in Turkey, Europe, and the international system. The global upswing in far-right populist movements, isolationism, the conflict in Syria and its humanitarian crisis, and the threat of ISIS have...
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