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  • Will the Turkish Constitutional Court Ban the AKP?

    Will the Turkish Constitutional Court Ban the AKP?

    On March 14, Turkey’s chief prosecutor, Abdurrahman Yalcinkaya, filed a case with the country’s Constitutional Court asking it to shut down the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) and ban seventy-one of its members from seeking elected office for five years. He accused the party of spearheading “anti-secular activities” in violation of the Turkish constitution. […]

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