2021 ALMANAC The Rule of Law, Democracy, Civil and Economic Freedoms in Turkey

This study consists of all the simplified versions of the bulletins called Freedom Observer prepared within the scope of the “Monitoring the Rule of...

Economic Freedom in Turkey (Executive Summary)

In this report, Turkey has been evaluated in all categories, components and sub-components of EFW. There are three reasons to prepare this report even...

The State of Participatory Democracy in Turkey: Right to Freedom of Assembly and Association

Freedom of association and assembly is a freedom that embraces every aspect of life from political, social, religious to ethnic, class, culture, and so...

Freedom Observer No. 28

From Editor-in-Chief New Year's Eve is the day when people are generally the most optimistic about the future in almost every part of the world....

Freedom Observer No. 27

From Editor-in-Chief For the last few weeks, the Turkish politics has been shattered by the dramatic deterioration of the economy and, in parallel, by the...

Freedom Observer No. 26

From Editor-in-Chief Among the developments in Turkish politics after the last Bulletin, President Erdogan's statement that the Turkish government does not recognize the Kavala and...

Freedom Observer No. 25

From Editor-in-Chief As expected, the Council of Europe decided to operate the "violation procedure" stipulated in the Article No. 46 of the Convention at its...

Annual Report 2020

2020 was an extremely busy year for the FRA. Due to the pandemic, we moved all our work to online platforms. With the live...

Freedom Observer No. 24

From Editor-in-Chief The multi-faceted regression process that we have been going through for a long time has finally dragged Turkey into a deep crisis from...

Freedom Observer No. 23

From Editor-in-Chief The search for a new government system continues. As expected, the presidential system introduced with the constitutional revision in 2017 reinforced the one-man...