The gov't’s refusal to provide legal guarantees for the PKK’s withdrawal, coupled with the construction of military fortresses, effectively ended the cease-fire, HDP co-chair says
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Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu held the longest meeting at the HDP headquarters, lasting one hour and 58 minutes. Why?
President Erdoğan has toughened his position against the People’s Democratic Party (HDP) by implying that it has ties with the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) and acts as a parliamentary extension of the PKK.
A permanent ceasefire from the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) cannot be on the table until meetings with the group’s imprisoned leader are permitted by Ankara, a senior PKK leader has said.
Category: FATİH ÇEKİRGE
Whoever says, “A coalition is absolutely wrong,” is being disrespectful to the “conciliatory culture” of democracy.
Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) co-chair Selahattin Demirtaş called on the outlawed PKK to lay down its arms against Turkey, but also stressed that his call was not enough for a final solution.
Co-chair of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) Selahattin Demirtaş urged both the Kurdistan Communities Union (KCK) and the military to ease tensions in the southeastern Anatolian region following recent violent incidents, a day before he is set to meet Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu as part of coalition talks.
The Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) has voiced its desire to see a restart of the long-stalled peace process amid concerns after the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) threatened to attack dam construction sites in the country’s mainly Kurdish southeast due to cease-fire violations by Ankara.
The outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) has threatened to attack dam construction sites in Turkey’s mainly Kurdish southeast provinces on the grounds that Ankara has violated a cease-fire by building army posts
The Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) has announced that it is ready to back a so-called grand coalition government that would be formed by the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) and the Republican People’s Party (CHP) on the condition that the coalition embraces their party’s principles, too
The jailed leader of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), is the appropriate person to call on militants of his organization to lay down arms, Demirtaş has said
Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) co-chair Selahattin Demirtaş has warned his party’s members not to abandon ballot boxes until official results are announced
Kurdish problem-focused Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) deputy Sırrı Süreyya Önder has said his party represents a historic chance in the upcoming general elections for the country to live together in harmony
Deputy PM Yalçın Akdoğan has said the Kurdish peace process could come to an end if the Kurdish-oriented Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) passes the 10 percent threshold during the upcoming general elections.
The ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) is isolating the imprisoned leader of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), Abdullah Öcalan, putting the peace process at grave risk, according to a delegation that recently applied to visit Öcalan
A group of politicians known as the “İmralı delegation” headed to the Kandil mountains in northern Iraq early May 18 to meet with senior leaders from the outlawed Kurdistan Communities Union (KCK)
The Turkish Constitutional Court has decided that the five-year sentence handed down to three local politicians who campaigned in Kurdish back in 2009 was unjust, ruling a retrial of the suspects
Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Yalçın Akdoğan has said Peoples’ Democratic Party’s (HDP) Co-Chair Selahattin Demirtaş is under the direct “tutelage” of Cemil Bayık, a senior leader of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK)
An award-winning journalist was briefly detained on April 15 in a case stemming from one of her recent reports that allegedly “slandered” someone, according to Turkish media
A senior leader of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) has extended his apology to Germany for the organization’s violent actions in the country during the 1990s, adding they did not want to fight with Turkey anymore.
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