Joining the Wolves Erdogan's Pact with the Ultra-Nationalists

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is doing what he can to hold on to power – and is following his right-wing extremist coalition partner back to the confrontational style of politics the country saw in the 1990s. Opposition activists are concerned for their safety.
Ultra-nationalist football fans in Istanbul

Ultra-nationalist football fans in Istanbul

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DER SPIEGEL 15/2021
SPIEGEL International
Devlet Bahçeli, head of the right-wing extremist Nationalist Movement Party (MHP)

Devlet Bahçeli, head of the right-wing extremist Nationalist Movement Party (MHP)

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Turkish mafia boss Alaattin Çakıcı

Turkish mafia boss Alaattin Çakıcı

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