Category: SERKAN DEMİRTAŞ
On April 16, 51.4 percent of the Turkish electorate voted in favor of a package of constitutional amendments that introduced an executive presidential system, in a drastic change to the country’s nearly century-old government system.
Category: MURAT YETKİN
The first overt criticism against the “justice march” of main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu from Turkey’s Justice and Development Party (AK Parti) government came from Justice Minister Bekir Bozdağ on June 16.
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has indicated the possibility of legal action against the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) for commencing a “justice march” from the Turkish capital Ankara to Istanbul
Category: YUSUF KANLI
Have you ever heard of the poem “First they came…?” There are several versions of it, all for obvious reasons dealing with themes of persecution, guilt and collective responsibility in building a common future.
Category: CANSU ÇAMLIBEL
Last year, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders ran against Hillary Clinton for the Democratic nomination for president and lost. Then Hillary Clinton lost the presidency to Donald Trump.
The march that was started by social democratic main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu in a call for “Justice” on June 15 may mark a turning point in Turkey’s political history.
Statements made by main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu during his Istanbul march protesting against injustice in Turkey and the detention of a CHP lawmaker amount to a criminal offence, Justice Minister Bekir Bozdağ has claimed
Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım said on June 16 that if main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu is going to stage a march, he should have staged it against coups
Bursa Metropolitan Municipality has launched a project to designate separate railway carriages for women on intra-city trains to make women “comfortable” during their rides, the local mayor said June 15 at a municipal meeting
The Interior Ministry suspended the mayors of the southern province of Adana’s Ceyhan district, the Central Anatolian province of Kasyeri’s Sarıoğlan district and Ankara’s Ayaş district on June 16 as part of ongoing judicial and administrative investigations, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported
Ankara police have imposed extensive security measures in the downtown of the capital after CHP leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu said he would begin a march to Istanbul
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu commenced a 450 km march from Ankara to Istanbul on June 15 in protest at the detention of CHP deputy Enis Berberoğlu, while the party has started protests in all 81 provinces of Turkey
The administration of parliament has refused to allow the guide dog of a visually impaired advisor to main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) Deputy Chair Veli Ağbaba to enter the parliament building.
The head of the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) has strongly criticized the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) for holding a march from Ankara to Istanbul after a lawmaker’s arrest, saying the party would be responsible if its members come face to face with counter-groups on the road.
The Turkish Industry and Business Association (TÜSİAD), one of the leading business organizations in the country, has raised concerns about freedoms in the country following the arrest of main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) deputy Enis Berberoğlu.
A local Turkish court rejected an appeal to the detention of main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) Istanbul lawmaker Enis Berberoğlu on June 15, a day after the MP was sentenced to 25 years in jail for espionage.
The principal who has become the subject of a probe after he announced that some classes would be gender-segregated has defended his proposal as no more than “relocating the furniture”
Former Chief of General Staff Gen. Necdet Özel was informed on a potential coup attempt in 2015, but no action was taken although Özel had ordered an investigation to be carried out, according to a main opposition report that investigated the July 2016 coup attempt, daily Cumhuriyet reported June 13.
An Istanbul court sentenced main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) lawmaker Enis Berberoğlu 25 years in prison on June 14 for “leaking state secrets” in the Syria-bound intelligence trucks case, prompting a storm of reaction from the CHP
Selahattin Demirtaş, the jailed co-chair of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), has expressed his happiness at receiving hundreds of letters from the supporters of other parties in the country, in response to questions submitted to him by the Ankara correspondent of the Dicle News Agency (Dihaber).
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