Repression without Exception: A Study of Protest Bans during Turkey’s State of Emergency (2016-2018)

@article{Arslanalp2020RepressionWE,
  title={Repression without Exception: A Study of Protest Bans during Turkey’s State of Emergency (2016-2018)},
  author={Mert Arslanalp and T. Deniz Erkmen},
  journal={South European Society and Politics},
  year={2020},
  volume={25},
  pages={125 - 99}
}
ABSTRACT Following the coup attempt of 15 July 2016, the Turkish government declared a state of emergency that would last for two years. In this paper, we focus on an understudied aspect of this period, protest repression during the state of emergency, using an original dataset of protest bans issued in 2007–2019. Engaging with the theoretical claims of emergency scholarship, our paper demonstrates that emergency powers were used to target areas, groups, and issues that were not related to the… 

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