Topic: Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

Kurdish supporters of the HDP presidential candidate, Selahattin Demirtas, in the run-up to the Turkish presidential election earlier this year (photo: dpa)

Interview with Turkish politician Sirri Sureyya Onder

The solution to the Kurdish conflict as a yardstick for democracy

Turkish tanks on a hill overlooking the Syrian city of Kobani, which is under siege from Islamic State (photo: Reuters/Umit Bektas)

Turkey and the alliance against IS

Of inaction and double standards

A Kobani solidarity demonstration in the centre of Erbil on 8 October (photo: Ekrem Guzeldere)

Turkey, IS and the Kurdish conflict

"Kobani is now everywhere"

Kurdish YPG supporters at the Mursitpinar border taking an oath to join the fight against IS in Kobani (photo: Kiran Nazish)

Turkey, IS and the Kurds

Powder keg on the Turkish-Syrian border

Image from the Museum of Crimes of Thought website (source: www.dusuncesuclarimuzesi.net)

The "Museum of Crimes of Thought"

Novel weapon in the fight for freedom of expression

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan being sworn into office in Ankara on 28 August 2014 (photo: Reuters)

Turkey's new president

Where to now, President Erdogan?

Murathan Mungan (photo: Ceyda Nurtsch)

Interview with Turkish author Murathan Mungan

"Politics needs a new language"

Erdogan supporters celebrating in Ankara after the announcement of his election victory (photo: Reuters)

Erdogan elected president of Turkey

What Erdogan did next

Protest rally in Istanbul, one year after the Gezi demonstrations. Photo: Ali Yildirim

A literary anthology of the Gezi protests

Gezi lives!

Emrah Serbes. Photo: Iletisim Yayinlari

Portrait of the Turkish writer Emrah Serbes

"Politics is made on the street by the people"

Thomas Ostermeier. Photo: Ali Güler. © Thomas Ostermeier

Interview with Thomas Ostermeier

"An Enemy of the People" in Istanbul

A demonstrator kicks a tear gas canister back to riot police during an anti-government protest in Ankara on 31 May 2014 (photo: Reuters)

Turkey a year after the Gezi protests

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The dream is over

The BDP's victorious candidate in Agri, Sirri Sakik (photo: Ekrem Guzeldere)

Local election re-run in Turkey

"My strategy is honesty"

Fatih Macoglu (photo: Ekrem Guzeldere)

Turkey's first Communist mayor

Great expectations, even greater challenges

Recep Tayyip Erdogan (photo: Reuters)

Turkey's secret service

Erdogan paves way for Turkish surveillance state

Elif Shafak (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Interview with Elif Shafak

"There is a lack of democratic culture in Turkey"

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