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Global Insider: Turkey’s Constitution Should Seek to Protect Rights First

The Editors Friday, Sept. 6, 2013

Last month, a Turkish parliamentary committee charged with drafting a new Turkish constitution agreed to articles to expand opportunities for women and protect homosexuals from discrimination. In an email interview, Dr. Aslan Amani, a political scientist specializing in democratic theory, explained the recent trajectory of and future priorities for Turkey’s constitution writing process.*

WPR: What is the current state of Turkey's efforts to replace the constitution written under military rule in 1980? ...

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