Systemic Problems Unveiled: The Yalcinkaya Case and the Demise of the Bylock Digital Evidence

October 25, 2023
by Yasir Gökçe, published on 25 October 2023
On 26 September 2023, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights (Court or ECtHR) in Yalcinkaya v Türkiye examined the human rights implications of the use of the ByLock app. In this landmark judgment, the Court found a violation of Articles 6, 7 and 11 of the Convention.
Turkish Minute

Can Erdoğan turn his back on Putin?

August 30, 2023
by Ali Dinçer, published on 31 August 2023
Since his re-election back in May, some of his actions led commentators to wonder whether he is planning to abandon his close ties with Putin in favor of a more pro-Western alignment. The profile of members of his new cabinet, such as the finance minister and the central bank governor, was interpreted as being indicative of his intention to revive Turkey’s traditional Atlantic ties, even though “yet another flimsy window dressing to attract foreign investment” would be a much more plausible explanation and sound much less like wishful thinking.
Orion Policy Institute

What Awaits Turkey’s Political Landscape In The Aftermath Of Earthquakes?

February 20, 2023
by Haşim Tekineş, published on 20 February 2023
Two major earthquakes, with magnitudes of 7.8 and 7.5, rocked southeast Turkey within 10 hours on February 6. They struck a large area including 10 provinces with 13 million people. Winter conditions posed a further challenge to recovering thousands of survivors trapped under debris and slowed down search and rescue operations. Thus, the earthquakes caused a devastating human tragedy. However, they also became a regime test that revealed the scale of misgovernment and the consequences of crony capitalism in Turkey – eliciting reactions from victims and citizens alike.
Washington Institute/Fıkra Forum

The Coming of Erdoğan’s Fourth War for Control: The AKP’s Looming Showdown with Turkey’s Nationalists

February 10, 2023
by Haşim Tekineş, published on 10 February 2023
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has established his authoritarian regime by eliminating his rivals one by one throughout the last two decades. In his battles with the Kemalist generals, Gulenists, and Kurds, Erdoğan has come out victorious at every turn. But although his rule is incontestable today, he still shares the fruits of his victories with the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP)—his only remaining ally for the past five years.
The Journal of Populism

Populist Discourse beyond the Borders The Case of Erdogan and Chavez

January 27, 2023
by İmdat Öner, 27 Januari 2023
Following the 2016 US elections, populism as a political discourse tactic surged worldwide and became critically examined by scholars as result of the anti-establishment rhetoric used throughout the Trump campaign. Yet despite the considerable amount of scholarly attention dedicated to this topic, its international dimension and ability to transcend beyond national borders has been rarely studied. To fill the lacuna in the literature on populism, in this article it is examined how populist discourse is construed by leaders in an effort to appeal to an audience beyond their national borders.

Sırf Bir Linke Tıkladığınız İçin Hack'lenip Bilgilerinizi Çaldırdığınızda Ne Yapmanız Gerekiyor?

November 4, 2022
by Yasir Gökçe, published on 4 November 2022
Bazen bilgi eksikliği bazen de dalgınlık... Hepimiz en az bir kere yanlışlıkla, kötü amaçlı yazılım içeren bir linke tıklamışızdır veya tıklayacak gibi olmuşuzdur. Bu yazımızda, bu mevzuyla ilgili ''peki böylesi bir durumda ne yapmalıyız?'' sorusunu masaya yatırıyoruz.