April 27, 2018
According to the Report’s overview, the following has been said:
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s Justice and Development Party (AKP) has been the ruling party in Turkey since 2002. After initially passing some liberalizing reforms, the government has shown growing contempt for political rights and civil liberties in recent years, perpetrating serious abuses in areas including minority rights, free expression, associational rights, corruption, and the rule of law.
For the detailed report with the visual data, go to https://freedomhouse.org/report/freedom-world/2018/turkey
Author : Begum Burak