Stories about Turkey from September, 2022
Turkish citizens feel the squeeze of increased EU visa rejections
Veteran journalist Ruşen Çakır, joined a long list of Turkish nationals who have had their Schengen visa applications denied in recent months.
In Turkey, anti-LGBTQ+ sentiment is on the rise
The organizers, asked for legal changes as well as closure of all LGBT organizations. Their demands were made for the sake of protecting their families and children.
CIMER: a revolutionary platform or reporting tool in the hands of state sympathizers?
Set up in 2015, by the ruling Justice and Development Party, CIMER offers Turkish citizens communicate their “problems, complaints and requests” to the presidency.
Undertones: In Turkey’s plunging economy, conspiracy and corruption allegations abound
While Erdoğan's government argues that the country is in an “economic war”, the opposition blames it on corruption fuelled by the leading party.