Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan does his best to silence all opposition voices to ensure his continued presence in power.
Erodgan uses multiple methods to suppress the opposition. These methods include the detention of opposition figures, threatening them with death and shaming them.
The affiliates of Erdogan’s ruling Justice and Development Party also scandalize opposition figures by publishing obscene videos of them.
Over 500,000 opposition figures and activists were thrown in Turkish jails in the past few years, according to the Turkish Minister of the Interior.
These people were imprisoned on charges of participating in the presumed 2016 coup.
The Turkish government also spies on opposition figures around the world, using Turkish embassies and consulates to carry out the job in this regard, in what amounts to a blatant violation of all international norms.
Erdogan’s backers also keep threatening opposition figures with death. The party members recently threatened a member of the Republican People’s Party, the main opposition party in Turkey, publicly with death by posting the threat on his Twitter account.
A makeup artist, who backs Erdogan and his party, also threatened the opposition with death live on TV. The woman said her family member were ready to kill 50 opposition figures to defend the Erdogan government.
A pro Erdogan journalist also threatened Chairman of the Republican People’s Party Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu and other opposition figures with death.
He said these opposition figures would not be able to defend their wives and children if they succeeded in deposing Erdogan.
A drop of blood from the Turkish leader, he said, is equal to millions of drops of blood from the opposition.