Turkey’s expedited European extraditions


Turkey’s ongoing effort to dismantle the supporters for Fethullah Gülen has underlined its influence in southeast Europe, where multiple countries have hurried to comply with requested Turkish extraditions.

  • Luke Bacigalupo
  • Global Risk Insights

This raises hard questions about how committed these states are to recent reforms intended to boost the rule of law.

Peram 2bSince 2016, suspected supporters of Fethullah Gülen, who Erdoğan has accused of being the mastermind behind the attempted July 2016 coup, have been whisked away from South Eastern Europe in…

Bulgaria, Kosovo and Moldova have all recently extradited suspected Gülenists, but…

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