Protesters rally in front of Caglayan courthouse in Istanbul on July 18, 2019, in support of Canan Kaftancioglu, a local opposition party leader who faces up to 17 years in prison for allegedly insulting Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in tweets posted between 2012 and 2017.
Turkey's president has a tried-and-tested formula for dealing with challenges to his rule. Whether it will succeed against a new threat to his dominance is another question....
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