How Fiction Became Reality in Sledgehammer

How Fiction Became Reality in Sledgehammer

How Fiction Became Reality in Sledgehammer On June 19th, 2014, the 230 officers jailed in the infamous Sledgehammer case were finally released, following a unanimous...

Freedom of Expression on Turkey’s EU Accession: From Article 301 to Criticising Islam

Freedom of Expression on Turkey’s EU Accession: From Article 301 to Criticising Islam

Freedom of Expression on Turkey’s EU Accession: From Article 301 to Criticising Islam Abstract Since the end of Second World War, the issue of human...

Is Turkey perceived to be more corrupt? What does Transparency International’s Corruption Perceptions Index tell us?

Is Turkey perceived to be more corrupt? What does Transparency International’s Corruption Perceptions Index tell us?

*Source: Budapestbeacon.com © Is Turkey perceived to be more corrupt? What does Transparency International’s Corruption Perceptions Index tell us? Abstract Transparency International is best known for...

Turkey’s Security Sector Reform in Crisis: What Caused It?

Turkey’s Security Sector Reform in Crisis: What Caused It?

Turkey’s Security Sector Reform in Crisis: What Caused It? Abstract Turkey’s security institutions have been undergoing a thorough reform process for more than a decade...

Assimilation Model of the Ulama: ‘Acceptable Alevism’

Assimilation Model of the Ulama: ‘Acceptable Alevism’

Assimilation Model of the Ulama: ‘Acceptable Alevism’ Summary The historic decision of the European Court of Human Rights on the cemevis in Turkey, which indicated...

A Coalitional Politics Perspective of Rising Authoritarianism and Its Implications for the Future

A Coalitional Politics Perspective of Rising Authoritarianism and Its Implications for the Future

A Coalitional Politics Perspective of Rising Authoritarianism and Its Implications for the Future Abstract Analysing ‘rising authoritarianism’ through the lens of “electoral authoritarianism” and/or “competitive...

Hasankeyf Caught in the Crossfire – the PKK, the AKP and the End of Civilisations

Hasankeyf Caught in the Crossfire – the PKK, the AKP and the End of Civilisations

Hasankeyf Caught in the Crossfire – the PKK, the AKP and the End of Civilisations  Abstract Hasankeyf is one of the oldest settlements in the...

A Decade of Violence against Women in Turkey

A Decade of Violence against Women in Turkey

A Decade of Violence against Women in Turkey Abstract Violence against women is a part of the social agenda thanks to the uninterrupted struggle of...

With Respect and Gratitude to Berkin Elvan and All Those Who Lost Their Lives During Gezi Protests…

With Respect and Gratitude to Berkin Elvan and All Those Who Lost Their Lives During Gezi Protests…

With Respect and Gratitude to Berkin Elvan and All Those Who Lost Their Lives During Gezi Protests… Sometimes you just cannot write, you just keep...

An Assessment of the Ergenekon Case

An Assessment of the Ergenekon Case

An Assessment of the Ergenekon Case Introduction A new term began for the AKP government with the corruption and bribery operations which started on December...