An Ankara court on Sept. 14 ordered two teachers, who have been on hunger strike for six months in protest at their dismissal from their jobs, to remain in jail, despite growing alarm over their health.
French Foreign Minister Jean Yves le Drian has congratulated Turkey’s main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu for his “justice march” from the capital Ankara to Istanbul.
The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) has appealed to the Constitutional Court, demanding the stay of execution and the annulment of parliamentary bylaw changes approved in July.
The burial of the mother jailed Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) deputy co-chair Aysel Tuğluk was attacked by a group chanting racist slogans in the capital Ankara late on Sept. 13, temporarily preventing the burial from taking place
Three main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) members have been referred to the party’s disciplinary committee after drinking alcohol during the “justice congress” in August at the historic site of the Battle of Gallipoli in the western province of Çanakkale.
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has rejected President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s recent suggestion that he is acting “in line with terror organizations,” saying the president himself should open a legal case against him.
The first hearing of Nuriye Gülmen and Semih Özakça, two educators who have been on hunger strike for 170 days, was held at an Ankara court amid police intervention outside the courthouse on Sept. 14
Ankara has warned Iraq’s autonomous Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) that there will be a “price to pay” for its insistence on holding an independence referendum later this month, calling on the administration in Arbil to think again
The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) has confidence in party leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu’s vow to “finish the terror issue in four years,” CHP spokesperson Bülent Tezcan said
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German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said on Sept. 11 that his government has put all major arms exports to Turkey on hold due to the deteriorating human rights situation in the country and the escalating tension between the two NATO allies. Chancellor Angela Merkel later said this does not mean a total ban on exports.
The Turkish military has denied allegations that armed drones used during operations against outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants in the country’s southeast killed civilians on Aug. 31.
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has criticized the reaction from Turkey’s NATO allies over Ankara’s recent decision to purchase S-400 missile systems from Russia, vowing to continue to take “all necessary measures” regarding national security.
More than 1,800 outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants were “neutralized” by security forces over the last nine months, the Turkish General Staff has said in a statement
The Turkish presidency has declined to answer a question on President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s chief advisors submitted by a main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) deputy, saying the issue did not concern the public and is irrelevant to an act on the right to information.
Electoral justice and electoral security will be a primary topic in the following years as Turkey gets into an election period in 2019, said main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu.
The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) is prepared for a snap election if the government makes a move to bring the presidential elections to be held in 2019 to an earlier date, said CHP leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, while adding that “everything is possible.”
The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) has filed a complaint on Council of State head Zerrin Güngör to the council’s board of directors, saying her remarks that criticized CHP leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu “implicate the Council of State.”
I received a letter two days ago, seemingly sent to many other colleagues by Selahattin Demirtaş, the co-chair of the Kurdish problem-focused Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) who has been in jail in the western province of Edirne for more than 10 months without having appeared before a judge.
Turkey’s main oppositional party is planning to take legal action against Zerrin Güngör, the head of the Council of State over her recent remarks targeting the Republican People’s Party (CHP), which has long been complaining about judicial deficiencies in the country.
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