Ghana's mixed fortune as a dumping ground for e-waste
Who is to blame for the rise of ISIL?
25 Mar 2010 12:46 GMT | Politics, Turkey
Turkey is stepping up its bid to enter the European Union. The Turkish government has proposed a package of constitutional changes that are supposed to bring Turkey in line with Europe, politically and economically.
It suggested some of the changes could be enacted just 30 days after they are passed into law.
But critics say the moves are more about curbing the role of the judiciary and cementing the ruling party's power domestically, than helping the country get into the EU.
Just how will the party push through its new amendments? And at what price?
Joining the programme are Cuneyt Yuksel, the vice-president of the political and legal affairs of the AK party, Yusuf Kanli, the editor-in-chief of the Turkish Daily News, and Fadi Hakura, a Turkish affairs expert in the European programme at Chatham House.This episode of Inside Story aired from Wednesday, March 24, 2010.
Source: Al Jazeera
Content on this website is for general information purposes only. Your comments
are provided by your own free will and you take sole responsibility for any direct
or indirect liability. You hereby provide us with an irrevocable, unlimited, and
global license for no consideration to use, reuse, delete or publish comments, in
accordance with Community Rules & Guidelines and Terms and Conditions.
Relatives of inmates killed while in police custody demand justice and investigation into the deaths.
Asia, India, Human Rights
Migrants from Calais refugee camp risk their lives in continuous attempts to cross into UK under the English Channel.
Europe, France, Refugees
A year after truce collapses El Salvador gangs seek new path to engage government in another truce process.
Poverty & Development, Latin America, El Salvador
Cuba offers free sex change surgeries and government-sanctioned Pride marches, but activists say more change is needed.
Human Rights, Cuba, Fidel Castro
How nurturing chickens is helping elderly communities combat loneliness and associated mental health problems.
Health, Europe, United Kingdom
A four-part series that reveals how a secret pact formed a cartel that controls the world's oil.
Business & Economy, Middle East, Iran
After days on a crowded boat crossing the Mediterranean, one Syrian refugee family strives for a new future in Austria.
War & Conflict, Syria, Immigration
Lea Tsemel discusses the deportation and detention of Palestinians, torture, and discriminatory laws in Israel.
Human Rights, Law, Middle East