The Justice and Development Party (Turkish: Adalet ve Kalkınma Partisi), abbreviated officially AK Parti in Turkish as an acronym, is a conservative political party in Turkey.
== Quotes about the party ==
Turkey's ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) came to power 18 years ago pledging "zero tolerance" for torture. For a while, it seemed sincere. [...] Such hopes now lie in tatters.
Amberin Zaman on torture during the 2016–present purges in Turkey, Torture on the rise in Erdogan’s Turkey (July 31, 2020), Al-Monitor
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