Day: June 28, 2018

Turkish President’s Reelection Bodes Poorly For Human Rights

Turkey’s current President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, was re-elected this past Sunday, with state media announcing that he received an “absolute majority of all valid votes.” Erdogan’s party, the Justice and Development Party (AKP), also had a sweeping electoral win and will hold the majority of seats in the parliament. Under

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Turkey’s Pivotal Elections

Turkey’s intensely contested elections, in which they will choose both a president and a parliament, carries significant implications for Turkey and its future.  For Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who has managed to remain in power for 15 years, these elections are crucial.  They represent one of the largest threats to his

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Cease-fire Between Kashmir Militants And Indian Forces Ends

Kashmir’s armed rebellion against Indian rule began in 1989. There have been many attempts at peace, but the goal of Kashmir has always been either complete independence from both Pakistan and India or a merge with Pakistan. Jammu and Kashmir is India’s only Muslim-majority state. Human rights groups speculate that

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