Main opposition CHP to convene mayors ahead of ‘justice congress’ in Ankara
DHA photoMain opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu will convene the local mayors of his party in Ankara ahead of the five-day “justice congress” planned later this month, in a bid to bring together opposition segments to discuss judicial deficiencies in Turkey.
Kılıçdaroğlu will preside over the meeting with his party’s mayors in Ankara on Aug. 8, when he will be informed about local activities and make an assessment on the “justice congress,” due to be held in the northwestern province of Çanakkale from Aug. 26 to Aug. 30.
The decision to hold the congress was taken after Kılıçdaroğlu’s 25-day march from Ankara to Istanbul, which aimed to draw attention to injustices in the post-July 15, 2016 coup attempt purges, which the party accuses the government of carrying out in a politically biased manner.
“Everyone who has complaints about a justice case is invited,” said a CHP deputy chair regarding the congress.
“The justice march was an intraparty march and we saw great support. Now in this congress too there will not be any party emblem or logo,” he added.
In his Aug. 8 meeting with CHP mayors, Kılıçdaroğlu will assess the details of the congress later this month and its program.