Civil Society Confronts Authoritarianism [article]

Batuhan Aydagül writes: “My experience in Erdoğan’s Turkey has taught me that NGOs need to avoid polarizing politics, focus on core values, and find allies to survive and thrive in closing societies… By being pragmatic, we can preserve our civil-society institutions today so that they can do their invaluable work in rebuilding inclusive, equitable, and rights-based democracy well into the future.”