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Turkey: Referendum “Yes” result a Pyrrhic victory for Erdogan

Turkey: Referendum “Yes” result a Pyrrhic victory for Erdogan

On Sunday 16 April, Turkey went through the most controversial and questionable referendum in its history. The constitutional amendments which were to give President Erdogan dictatorial powers, including the authority to dissolve the parliament, were brought to a referendum. Officially, the “Yes” side narrowly won, with 51 percent of the vote. By means of the […]

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Turkey – Attempted coup failed

Turkey – Attempted coup failed

No to military rule, no to Erdogan’s rule! For a workers’ alternative!  Sosyalist Alternatif (CWI in Turkey)  On the night of 15th July, a section of middle-ranking generals, ex-generals and colonels of the Turkish army tried to seize power by military means and overthrow the AKP government and President Erdogan. At the time of the attempted […]

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