Pinar Tremblay

Anti-government demonstrators shout slogans during a protest in the Kadikoy district of Istanbul, April 17, 2017.  (photo by REUTERS/Kemal Aslan)

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Has Turkey's referendum emboldened hate?

Friday, Apr. 21, 2017 | Pinar Tremblay, Columnist

Threats and venomous words against Turkish women have caused an uproar among citizens but haven't drawn much of a reaction from the government.

How Erdogan uses Turkey's mosques to push 'yes' vote

Wednesday, Apr. 12, 2017 | Pinar Tremblay, Columnist

With the battle over Turkey's constitutional referendum, state-paid imams have become Erdogan’s best advocates for the 'yes' campaign.

Why did Erdogan sign emergency decree on laser hair removal?

Thursday, Apr. 6, 2017 | Pinar Tremblay, Columnist

In a last ditch effort to mobilize the "yes" vote for the April 16 referendum, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan resorts to unconventional methods, shocking Islamists and seculars in Turkey.

Turkey adopts Baghdadi as poster child for naysayers

Friday, Mar. 31, 2017 | Pinar Tremblay, Columnist

Supporters of proposed amendments to Turkey's constitution are using some vivid imagery in their campaign.

What's behind Erdogan's recent angry outbursts?

Friday, Mar. 24, 2017 | Pinar Tremblay, Columnist

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s blustering toward the West seems to have run its course with the exhausted Turkish public; however, it still works to coax Justice and Development Party elites.

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Tremblay is a columnist for Al-Monitor's Turkey Pulse and a visiting scholar of political science at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. She is a columnist for Turkish news outlet T24. Her articles have appeared in Time, New America, Hurriyet Daily News, Today's Zaman, Star and Salom. On Twitter: @pinartremblay

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