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Rights Group: Turkey on ‘Trajectory Towards Authoritarianism’

U.S.-based Human Rights Watch, in its 2016 annual report, has warned of a rise in the politics of fear in Turkey, with the country’s leaders driving an attack on rights. The report was released in Turkey, a country that Human Rights Watch says has seen a marked decline in the respect for human rights and a steady drift toward authoritarianism. The massive annual report focused on more than 90 countries, while examining global themes and threats to rights. It cited the politics of fear and...

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