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Claim: Erdogan cites Hitler’s Germany as example of effective government

Turkish news website T24 claimed on December 31 that Turkish President Erdogan gave Hitler's Germany as an example of a presidential system

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Mistake: AK Party is ruling party of Erdogan

Alex MacDonald wrote a news article in the Middle East Eye on 24 December 2015 about the reactions to Christmas celebrations in Turkey.

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Claim: Ceasefire with PKK breaks down after Suruc attack

On 21 December 2015, Al Jazeera reported that the ceasefire between Turkish forces and the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK)

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Claim: DAESH passes through Turkey

Diken, an Istanbul based Turkish news website, quoted the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) co-chair Figen Yuksekdag on 25 June 2015 saying "We think DAESH passes through Turkey.

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Claim: Reuters reporter taken into custody in Turkey

Cihan News Agency (CHA) claimed that Reuters Correspondent Faruk Yuce was taken into custody in the southeastern city of Diyarbakir while he was recording scenes from a rally organized by the Democratic Regions Party (DBP).

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Claim: Turkey discriminates among refugees

On 17 October 2015, a Turkish writer named Goksun Yazici claimed in an interview with the Diken news portal that Turkey discriminates

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Claim: Erdogan insults Shimon Peres

Norman Stone from the Guardian wrote a news story on 6 December 2015 and claimed that Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan insulted former Israeli President Shimon Peres by using the Turkish word for “you” at the Davos conference in 2009, stati

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