Letter to Turkish Prime Minister, Mr Erdoğan, Regarding Human Rights Priorities for the New Government

In its second term, your government pursued an ambitious foreign policy, showing resolve in raising Turkey’s international role and regional prominence. At home, the government took steps to bring to an end the system of military tutelage which has held sway in Turkey throughout the Republic and to secure better civilian oversight of the military, a precondition for any democratizing country.

Dear Prime Minister Erdoğan,

I am writing following the recent re-election of the Justice and Development Party, giving it an historic third term in government.

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