A supporter of the pro-Kurdish People’s Democratic Party holds pictures of party co-leaders who were arrested as part of a terror investigation, during a “Vote No” rally in Istanbul on April 13. Photo: EPAA supporter of the pro-Kurdish People’s Democratic Party holds pictures of party co-leaders who were arrested as part of a terror investigation, during a “Vote No” rally in Istanbul on April 13. Photo: EPA
A supporter of the pro-Kurdish People’s Democratic Party holds pictures of party co-leaders who were arrested as part of a terror investigation, during a “Vote No” rally in Istanbul on April 13. Photo: EPA

As Erdogan tightens his grip on power, it’s now or never for Turkey’s opposition parties

Manjit Bhatia says the fractured Turkish opposition must come together in a coalition, as Erdogan’s dictatorial aims get a boost from referendum win, sparking alarming visions of state terror and bloody violence

A supporter of the pro-Kurdish People’s Democratic Party holds pictures of party co-leaders who were arrested as part of a terror investigation, during a “Vote No” rally in Istanbul on April 13. Photo: EPAA supporter of the pro-Kurdish People’s Democratic Party holds pictures of party co-leaders who were arrested as part of a terror investigation, during a “Vote No” rally in Istanbul on April 13. Photo: EPA
A supporter of the pro-Kurdish People’s Democratic Party holds pictures of party co-leaders who were arrested as part of a terror investigation, during a “Vote No” rally in Istanbul on April 13. Photo: EPA
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