Annals of Fascists: Turkey's Erdogan takes legal action after lawmaker calls him 'fascist dictator'

Posted on November 1, 2017 By newsroom Topic: Fascism

Responding like a fascist dictator, President Tayyip Erdogan filed a criminal complaint against a prominent opposition lawmaker, the spokesman for the main opposition Republican People's Party, Bulent Tezcan,who said there was a "Fearful atmosphere" in Turkey.

Erdogan has a history of pressuring the oppposition. In the past 10 years, lawyers for Erdogan have filed more than 1,800 cases against people including cartoonists, a former Miss Turkey winner and school children on accusations of insulting him.

Via Reuters

Bighow distils the daily news that is important to you, why you should care, and what's next.

The Success Manual 250 Skills Made Easy

The Success Manual Career Advice Bible