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FPC Briefing: Turkey's Year-Long Election Cycle

By Firdevs Robinson.

FPC Senior Research Associate Firdevs Robinson gives her analysis of the recent local government elections in Turkey. She examines the pre-election corruption scandals and government pressure on the media and access to YouTube and Twitter. She looks ahead at what the successful result for the ruling AKP means for the August 2014 Presidential elections.

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