Inside the Turkish State’s Twitter Propaganda Network

Recent investigations by the social media company Twitter have revealed the extent of the Turkish regime’s use of social media to manufacture consent and spread propaganda. Twitter discovered a network of 7,340 pro-regime accounts which appear to have been run directly by the state in an effort to simulate popular support for the AKP-MHP government. … Read more

Erdoğan Criticised For Palace Construction During Covid-19 Crisis

Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, has faced mounting criticism for the continued construction of a palace in Ahlat, province of Bitlis, on the shores of Lake Van. The Palace is set to cost 125 million Turkish Lira. The growing death toll of Covid-19 and a lack of medical resources in Turkey has prompted critics to point … Read more

Fake Disinfectant Circulated in Amed

The Trustee appointed to oversee the municipality of Amed (Diyarbakir), after the much criticised arrest of the democratically elected mayor, has been criticised after the circulation of fake disinfectant was uncovered. The city is a majority Kurdish city and the scandal has vindicated many who feel that the state’s weak response to Covid-19 has been … Read more