Category: SERKAN DEMİRTAŞ
The ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) will officially launch its campaign for the April 16 referendum in Ankara on Feb 25, kicking off its seven-week-long work aimed at garnering no less than 55 percent of votes to have constitutional amendments approved by the Turkish people. As usual, it is planned to be a massive event with big crowds attending the launch.
Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu has accused the main opposition CHP)and its leader, Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, of “making terror propaganda,” due to a social media post shared by CHP Istanbul lawmaker Sezgin Tanrıkulu
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has slammed Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım for being ineffective and easily influenced by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.
Category: MURAT YETKİN
Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım denies there has been any policy change from his Justice and Development Party (AK Parti) ahead of the launch of its official campaign on Feb. 25 for the constitutional referendum on April 16.
The upcoming referendum will be a chance to display a stance against the oppression of naysayers, main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said, noting that the “no” voters should never feel intimidated
PM Yıldırım notes that sun will rise on April 17 regardless of what happens on the previous day’s referendum
More Turkish journalists are currently in jail than were in prison under junta rule in the 1980s, main opposition leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said, slamming the government for staging a “civilian coup” in an attempt to stage a purge after the July 2016 coup.
A theater academy founded by thespian Müjdat Gezen was set alight early on Feb. 20 in Istanbul’s Kadıköy district.
Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has called on all politicians to refrain from using accusatory and discriminative language during the campaign for the April 16 constitutional referendum, noting that neither result would spark a civil war in Turkey as feared by some.
Category: ABDULKADİR SELVİ
Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım has just announced that the government’s referendum campaign will officially start on Feb. 25 with an event at the Ankara Arena
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu on Feb. 15 said voting “no” in the upcoming referendum on the constitutional amendments would not create an environment of chaos, but voting “yes” would pull the country into a “catastrophe.”
With around two months to go till voting, the million dollar question is whether or not the Turkish public will vote in favor of the constitutional amendments package that overhauls the political system and introduces a Turkish-style presidential model.
The first date signaled as the launch of the “yes” campaign of Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party (AK Parti) for the April 16 referendum was Feb. 7.
A court in Istanbul on Feb. 14 arrested a woman on charges of “preventing freedom of belief” after a complaint was filed against her on accusations that she attacked a young woman on a public bus and tried to remove her headscarf.
Ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) officials have applauded main opposition Republican People’s Party’s (CHP) decision not to appeal to the Constitutional Court despite their fierce criticism over the constitutional amendment that is set to be voted on in a referendum in April.
Turkey is going to a crucial referendum on a constitutional change for a radical shift in its administrative system from a parliamentary to an executive presidential system on April 16.
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has announced that his party will not appeal to the Constitutional Court over the constitutional amendment that will be voted on in a referendum in early April
Turkey is set for a tough referendum campaign period as parties take to the stage to persuade the electorate to vote “yes” or “no” on constitutional amendments shifting Turkey to an executive presidential system, as the Supreme Election Board (YSK) announced the date for the vote as April 16
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım said the result of the upcoming referendum on constitutional reforms would be important for the future of Turkey on Feb. 11
The Turkish government has stripped the Supreme Election Board (YSK) of the authority to give penalties to TV and radio stations that air one-sided broadcasts or biased propaganda during election periods, according to a decree issued on Feb. 9 ahead of the referendum which is likely to be carried out on April 16.
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