The Guilfordian

Turkey faces major difficulties after coup attempt

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan,12th president of Turkey since 2014, convicts a man insulting him through a Facebook photo this past June.

Abe Kenmore, Social Justice and Diversity Coordinator

September 29, 2016

Turkey made headlines this summer when a failed coup attempt was quickly put down. The coup has proved just one of many issues facing an increasingly polarized government this year. Much of the controversy in Turkey today revolves around President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, who, well before the coup,...