As Turkey gears up for its tightest election in years, could the Kurdish political movement be the great hope for Turkey’s democracy? On June 7, Turkey will head to the polls in a general election of seismic importance to the country’s democratic future. The incumbent Justice and Development Party (AKP), already assured of securing the highest share of the popular vote for the eighth... Continue Reading
Alev Yaman is a writer and human rights activist. She has worked as a researcher and consultant for a number of organizations specializing in freedom of expression, including Article 19, English PEN and PEN International. Yaman is a graduate of the London School of Economics and Political Science, where she read Government and Economics.