Trends in Turkish Civil Society

Despite tremendous government pressure, Turkey’s vibrant civil society has the potential to help the country confront deep political and social problems

The report describes the importance of Turkish civil society and provides historical, political, economic, and legal context for its operation. It addresses the ongoing purge of some civic actors and examines the polarization that continues to divide civil society groups (CSOs) despite their shared predicament. Looking at the major challenges facing Turkey as a whole, the report offers examples of how CSOs can contribute to solutions across the board. Finally, it offers recommendations for how best to support Turkish civil society.



Details zur Publikation

Herausgeber: Center for American Progress, Istanbul Policy Center, Instituto Affari Internatzionali Seiten: 49 Veröffentlichung: Juli 2017 Sprache: Englisch