Turkey's turbulent year and future of democracy
It is a year since a serious corruption scandal severely dented the image of the Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
He has claimed since that the allegations were orchestrated by a political rival who now lives in the US.
This week again, the government came in for sharp criticism from the EU, over a series of police raids on media organisations.
Mark Lowen looks back at a turbulent year in Turkish politics and what it means for democracy in the country.
17 Dec 2014
- From the section Europe