Assessment Report: The Legal Basis of A New Peace In Turkey

The following report has been written by Zeynep Ardic, lecturer in the Faculty of Law at Istanbul Medeniyet University, Turkey. This research report highlights the law and obstacles related to securing peace and provides an analysis of the Turkish legal system’s ability to facilitate a peace process, as well as a comprehensive overview of current laws in place. The study sets out a thorough analysis of the importance of law in relation to the peace processes, before turning to an assessment of the Turkish legal system and the compatibility of legal texts with a potential peace process. DPI would like to express its thanks to the author for producing this engaging report. The views and opinions expressed in the report remain those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the official position of DPI.