Erdogan promised to bring true democracy to Turkey. Instead, he’s held it hostage — Quartz

Military men with guns are one of my earliest memories of Turkey. I had come to the country from New York City as an 8-year old in 1979. The country was undergoing a period of tremendous violence. To “protect” the country, the military flexed its muscle. It marched through the streets and imposed martial law.…

via Erdogan promised to bring true democracy to Turkey. Instead, he’s held it hostage — Quartz

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