Restrictions on freedom and oppressions that daily Cumhuriyet and many writers experience might soon be coming to the judiciary, main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu said, appealing to judges and prosecutors to resist the pressure
Category: SERKAN DEMİRTAŞ
Repeating the fact that Turkey is going through the most difficult times in its history in every news piece or column is not a very pleasant thing to do
The ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) will hold a meeting with the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) on Nov. 10 to discuss the scope of its constitutional draft, presenting two offers including a shift to an executive presidential system, Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım has said
The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) will continue to support the four-article written statement it issued on the recent arrest of opposition lawmakers and journalists and will not surrender to “fear and darkness,” CHP Deputy Chair and spokesperson Selin Sayek Böke said on Nov. 9
Turkey is commemorating the 78th anniversary of the death of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the founder of the modern Republic of Turkey, on Nov. 10
Category: TAHA AKYOL
The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) took the statutory decrees (KHK) that were issued during the state of emergency to court, but the Constitutional Court rejected the case. I was waiting for the justified decision to be printed to criticize the decision.
Turkey experienced a “nationalist front government” twice in its history. Both were led by the charismatic conservative leader of the time, Süleyman Demirel.
Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) leader Devlet Bahçeli has slammed the Republican People’s Party (CHP) for criticizing the arrest of the co-leaders and 10 lawmakers from the People’s Democratic Party (HDP), arguing that such criticism is tantamount to lending support to terrorism
Both President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım have harshly slammed the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) for its recent criticism of the arrest of the co-leaders and 10 lawmakers of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) on terrorism charges
Prosecutors have demanded seven years in jail for two opposition deputies for participating in an “unauthorized” 2014 demonstration to protest the killing of 10 workers in an elevator accident at a construction site in Istanbul
The Republican People’s Party (CHP) will continue to “stand by all the oppressed” in Turkey, despite growing pressure from the government, CHP leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has vowed, refuting accusations that his party supported terrorism
Category: MURAT YETKİN
Government circles see siding with Erdoğan as the only criterion for being against the coup attempt and claiming democracy
Restoration at Topkapı Palace is ongoing step by step, and risky buildings at the complex will be strengthened, the Turkish Culture Ministry has said in response to an opposition lawmaker
The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) has said the arrests of Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) deputies, including two co-chairs of the Kurdish issue-focused party, violate Turkey’s constitution
Ten lawyers appointed for 36 suspects linked to last year’s deadly Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) bomb attack in Ankara demanded to withdraw from the case on Nov. 7, in the first hearing at the Ankara courthouse, telling the court board they did not wish to work on the case.
The Interior Ministry has filed a criminal complaint against lawmakers from the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) and the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) on allegations that it used the disappearance of local politician Hurşit Külter, who surfaced in Kirkuk following months of questions about his fate, as a tool of propaganda.
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım and main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu have engaged in an angry debate over “terrorism support,” after Yıldırım accused Kılıçdaroğlu of “laying claim to terror.”
Category: ERTUĞRUL ÖZKÖK
The year was 1969; the incident I am going to tell happened that year during the beginning of an election campaign. Republican People’s Party (CHP) deputy Ali İhsan Göğüş paid a visit to party chair İsmet İnönü at his home and presented the candidate list to him that was to be handed over to the election council. Two journalists were accompanying him.
Eleven members of the Kurdish problem-focused Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) were taken into police custody from their homes in the early hours of Nov. 4, including co-chairs Selahattin Demirtaş and Figen Yüksekdağ, who were arrested by courts later in the day.
The Turkish government has signaled a long-term implementation of the state of emergency, with EU Minister Ömer Çelik saying it will continue throughout the struggle against coup plotters and describing it as the only mechanism to “fully eradicate the threat posed by the Gülenists.”
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