Category: MURAT YETKİN
On the eve of the opening of the Turkish parliament’s new legislative year, social democratic main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu said on Sept. 30 that his party would not let President Tayyip Erdoğan and the ruling Justice and Development Party (AK Parti) capitalize on the July 15 bloody coup attempt by silencing all opposition voices and regressing democratic rights instead of enhancing them.
Turkey has proposed using a collaboration of Arab elements from the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and Free Syrian Army (FSA) in an offensive on Raqqa and the administration of the Manbij region in Syria, a formula which would exclude the Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG)
Around 32,000 people have been arrested as part of the investigation into the failed coup of July 15, Justice Minister Bekir Bozdağ has announced
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has stressed the need for the trial without delay of suspects in the July 15 coup attempt
The ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) government long knew about the threat posed by U.S.-based Islamic scholar Fethullah Gülen, who was accused of masterminding the attempted takeover on July 15, main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) head Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said
The leader of Turkey’s main opposition party has criticized the government for not touching politics and politicians as part of the ongoing probe in the aftermath of the July 15 failed coup attempt, including mayors who provided enormous financial support to the Gülenist network
Category: SERKAN DEMİRTAŞ
One day after the Sept. 22 meeting between Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım and main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) head Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, the CHP officially appealed to the Constitutional Court for the annulment of decree laws issued by the government since late July.
Turkey’s social democratic main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) filed a complaint to the Constitutional Court on Sept. 23 requesting the annulment of a number of articles of government decrees on the suspension and dismissal of public officials in the ongoing state of emergency
Category: FATİH ÇEKİRGE
Very positive messages have been coming from Ankara’s political circles for the past week.
The ruling Justice and Development Party (AK Parti) has reportedly canceled all local meetings and ceremonies with speakers other than party officials or heads of provincial party offices, according to media reports on Sept. 21
The leaders of Turkey’s ruling and main opposition party disagreed over the government’s plan to extend the state of emergency for another term at a face-to-face meeting on Sept. 22
Three different official reports, reportedly prepared regarding a key figure in the July 15 failed coup attempt, believed to have been masterminded by the followers of U.S.-based Islamic preacher Fethullah Gülen, have revealed contradictory information.
The number of people who have suffered from the government’s “reckless measures” against suspected Gülenists within the civil service has hit 1 million, the main opposition leader has said
The Turkish Parliament will have a shelter befitting “today’s civil defense norms,” Parliament Speaker İsmail Kahraman said on Sept. 20, announcing a renovation of the building following the failed coup attempt of July 15
Turkey’s national post office (PTT) has prepared a stamp for the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP), to mark the 93rd anniversary of the foundation of the party depicting the party’s symbol and CHP leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu
The belief that Turkish politics has for decades been defined by unchanging cultural divides is very widely held.
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has criticized the imprisonment of dozens of writers and journalists in the ongoing crackdown on government opponents in the aftermath of Turkey’s failed July 15 coup attempt
Decree laws issued by the government based on its authority granted by the state of emergency cannot be taken to the Constitutional Court for annulment, a senior government official has said, in reply to a vow by Turkey’s main opposition leader to apply to the high court to annul what he called undemocratic measures taken by the government in the aftermath of the July 15 failed coup attempt
The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) will bring all decree laws (KHK) issued during the state of emergency, beyond the initial one reached through consensus with the government, to the Constitutional Court, party leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has told daily Hürriyet
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has warned that Turkey’s “legitimate” post-coup attempt investigation must stick to the principles of presumption of innocence and individual criminal responsibility
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