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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
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