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Ece Temelkuran: What will become of Erdogan’s little clones when he’s gone?


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alt informationA country’s leadership sets the tone, but can also penetrate the very fabric of the public’s existence igniting a metamorphosis that creates political clones

Learn from Turkey: Resistance can’t just end at “No”


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alt informationWriter Ece Temelkuran warns global movements to learn from the example of her homeland.

Ece Temelkuran: “Make Turkey so-so again!”


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alt informationThe women around me are more alert to the Turkey’s situation than the men are. The comfortable male universe is full of denial.

Ece Temelkuran: A diary of Turkey’s interesting times


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alt informationAuthor Ece Temelkuran brings Index up to date about the latest developments in Turkey.

Ece Temelkuran: Turkey’s drive to make theatre “suitable”


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alt informationJournalist and author Ece Temelkuran discusses the role of the Turkish ministry of culture in censoring theatre productions.

Turkey: Ten years of organised ignorance


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alt information“What happened in Turkey during the last ten years?” Ece Temelkuran explores the causes of the country's last decade

“There is now a menace called Twitter”


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Against a backdrop of unrest that started in an Istanbul park last week and has spread throughout the country, Ece Temelkuran asks why the Turkish government is afraid of the internet

Turkey: “Free journalists” challenge courts


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The trial of several accused of being involved in an alleged plot to overthrow the government had degraded the status of press freedom in the country, writes Ece Temelkuran