Justice - Justiz - Giustizia

Current Situation of the Judiciary in Turkey

  • Autor/Autorin: Juria
  • Beitragsarten: Forum
  • Zitiervorschlag: Juria, Current Situation of the Judiciary in Turkey, in: «Justice - Justiz - Giustizia» 2016/3
Even before the latest coup attempt, for the last 3–4 years Turkey was moving away from democracy, rule of law, freedom of expression and freedom of the media and losing its vision of EU membership. President Erdoğan gradually took control of all government institutions. To create his single man regime, he wanted to control not only the legislative and administrative power, but also the judiciary, the media, universities and even civil society.