The times of Erdogan

En Portada analyses the division in Turkey of those who are in favor and against of the President Erdogan.

Erdogan is the most powerful leader since Ataturk, the founder of the Republic.

 

The attempted coup d’état of the last summer has taken to Recep Tayyip Erdoagn to undertake a purge that has affected all layers in society. Judges, prosecutors, professors and journalists has been targeted of this operation that has used Erdogan to wipe away his critics and political enemies.

 

Journalism has also suffered. Around 200 journalists have been sent to prison, different media has been forced to close and many professionals had to file for asylum in other countries. Reporters without borders considers the current Turkey as the biggest jail of journalists in the world.

 

The times of Erdogan discovers an Istanbul of clockmakers where the inevitable passing of time settles the two Turkeys, the traditional, looking East and the youngest and modern leaning out of the West.

Versions

Spanish

Genre

Current Affairs

Length

1 x 40

Type

One Off

Format

HD

Production

TVE