Category: MURAT YETKİN
Enis Berberoğlu, a member of parliament for the social democratic Republican People’s Party (CHP), was sentenced to 25 years in jail by an Istanbul court on June 14 and immediately put in prison.
The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) will stage a march from Ankara to Istanbul called the “justice march” on June 15, in a bid to protest the arrest of party deputy Enis Berberoğlu, CHP head Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has announced
Two opposition parties in Turkey’s parliament revealed their objections on June 12 to a parliamentary inquiry report on the July 15, 2016, coup attempt after the document was made public by its ruling Justice and Development Party (AK Parti) chairman, Reşat Petek, on May 26.
Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has slammed the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) for refusing the individual application of a dismissed teacher on the grounds that plaintiffs must first apply to Turkey’s State of Emergency Investigation Commission.
The Turkish parliament’s industry commission on June 13 announced that it omitted a contentious article that would have enabled the building of industrial facilities on olive groves in the country
The Turkish Education Ministry on June 13 launched an investigation into the principal of a high school in the Central Anatolian province of Konya, two days after he announced on the school’s website that classes would be gender-segregated starting from the 2017-2018 education year, Doğan News Agency has reported
Amid the Qatar crisis which is straining the entire neighborhood, Turkish politics has become occupied with a son-in-law crisis where the courts are accused of positive discrimination in the case of the relatives of key political figures of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AK Parti).
There are a total of 101,659 people under the age of 18 working across Turkey, Labor and Social Security Minister Mehmet Müezzinoğlu has said.
Last year’s failed coup attempt was a “controlled coup,” which was foreseen, not prevented and benefitted from, a report prepared by the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) has said.
A music teacher who was killed in an outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) attack in the southeastern province of Batman was laid to rest in the Osmancık district of the northern Anatolian province of Çorum on June 11
A parliamentary commission has filed a criminal complaint against the police following a woman’s allegations of mistreatment under detention in Istanbul
A murder weapon that made the headlines on June 8 due to the suspect’s allegations that he obtained it from outside the police headquarters in Ankara during July 2016 coup attempt, has been determined to be a MP-5 type machine gun, whose sale is banned in Turkey and is permitted to be used only by security forces, according to an export report prepared by to the General Command of Gendarmerie
The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) wants a “terror-free and democratic Turkey,” its leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu said during a visit to the Kurdish issue-focused Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), as part of his bid to consolidate opponents of the constitutional amendment passed in the April referendum.
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has invited a delegation of the Assembly of Parliamentarians of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) to examine heavy government pressure on the Turkish media
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has blasted main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu over his criticism of Erdoğan’s use of the “Rabia” four-finger hand gesture, which has become popular among Muslim Brotherhood sympathizers around the world
Qatar’s top diplomat has said Turkish troops are en route to the embattled Gulf country “for the security of the entire region.
The parliamentary meeting convened to discuss the harmonization of a parliamentary bylaw dispersed without any conclusion amid criticism from the opposition parties, which decided to propose their own draft plans separately.
Category: AHU ÖZYURT
As the region boils with the current crisis between Qatar and its neighbors, Turkey’s domestic agenda is still locked in the coup trials and the purges in government.
CHP vice chair Zeynep Altıok on June 7 filed a complaint against a TV show with RTÜK after a guest speaker said “women who are not fasting due to menstruation and eat on the street during Ramadan can get beaten”
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu will not attend a meeting scheduled by Parliament Speaker İsmail Kahraman to make amendments to parliamentary bylaws, a party official has said.
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