SEMİH İDİZ (Hurriyet Daily News)

Böhmermann case likely to backfire on Erdoğan

ID: 201604190020

(...) No one in Europe is willing to provide Erdoğan with any advantage that would give him added justification to pursue his authoritarian ways in Turkey. In fact, many believe that this case will backfire and turn from being a case against Böhmermann into becoming a case against Erdoğan, who will have provided a platform in Europe for his critics to rail against him. (...)