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The CHP as Turkey’s social-democratic party and main opposition has always been a firm defender of EU’s enlargement to Turkey. CHP asks better fulfillment of the EU’s Copenhagen political criteria by Turkey and more regulatory and social reforms. Our world is living … Continue reading
CHP Election Manifesto 2011
The CHP was founded on 9 September 1923, about one and half month before the proclamation of the Republic of Turkey. The first President of modern Turkey’s oldest party was M. Kemal Atatürk.
Today CHP is a social-democratic party, member of the Socialist International and Party of European Socialists.
The scope of the CHP Representation in Brussels is not limited to the bilateral framework of Turkey’s EU accession process. Issues such as the information society, energy policies, social development, climate change, international trade and security are among the different focus areas. The EU-Turkey relations are about integration and need multiple, plural and horizontal channels of communication. The CHP supports and promotes Turkey’s EU membership process also by being more present and active in Brussels.
The CHP’s Representative to the EU is Ms Kader Sevinç who previously worked as a policy advisor at the European Parliament and in the private sector. She is also PES Presidency Member.
There is a truth that intensifies over time in Turkey and in the world : children labour. Sometimes, we see them in workplaces as apprentice, or as agricultural labourer, and often we witness that they are being forced to work. … Continue reading
Duvar English A foundation close to the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) will reportedly be closing down 25 of its dormitories due to financial struggles. The Service for Youth and Education Foundation of Turkey (TÜRGEV) has been struggling financially … Continue reading
Duvar English Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu’s guard chief Koray Aslan was forced to retire over “a lack of cadres.” Aslan, who is known with his efforts to save Kılıçdaroğlu from a lynching attempt in the … Continue reading
Nergis Demirkaya / DUVAR Gov’t may be preparing to take steps against social peace, CHP MP says on calls to shut down HDP The government seeks to hide the trial into President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s relatives’ transactions to an off-shore … Continue reading
Duvar English Turkey’s main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) saved a seat for lawmaker Enis Berberoğlu, who was stripped of his title on June 4, during their first group meeting in months on June 9. A sheet that said Enis … Continue reading
Coronavirus in Turkey: Opposition steals a march on Erdogan in lockdown In the First Wave series, Times and Sunday Times foreign correspondents investigate responses around the world to the Covid-19 threat. Today, Hannah Lucinda Smith and Burhan Yuksekkas report on … Continue reading
Duvar English Gov’t may be preparing to take steps against social peace, CHP MP says on calls to shut down HDP Two human rights groups have said that the Turkish government is using the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic to restrict freedoms. … Continue reading
Duvar English Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) chair Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has slammed the physical attack on CHP MP Özgür Özel in the parliament, saying that the party “will not back down” to keep the democracy alive despite the increasing … Continue reading
Censorship in Turkey Fuels Greater Distrust, More Misinformation on Social Media Date: June 10, 2020 Contact: Sam Hananel Email: gro.ssergorpnacirema@lenanahs Washington, D.C. — A new report from the Center for American Progress highlights how government censorship in Turkey has caused … Continue reading
Parliament approves bill that critics say empowers an under-qualified force and may lead to human rights violations. from Al Jazeera English https://ift.tt/30sW3e9
Duvar English Turkey’s main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) on June 11 applied to Constitutional Court for the annulment of a recent prisoner release law. CHP to apply to Turkey’s top court to annul ‘unconstitutional’ articles of prisoner release law … Continue reading
Seven reasons why President Erdogan looks vulnerable The Turkish leader is meeting frustrating setbacks both at home and abroad More:Seven reasons why President Erdogan looks vulnerable | Financial Times from Turkish Digest https://ift.tt/3cWeN8u via CHPEU
Life is tough for Turkish businessesBut the pandemic may bring opportunity as well as woes Kale group, an aerospace and construction conglomerate, had been making and assembling engine parts for America’s f-35 stealth fighter jet since 2005. But when Turkey’s … Continue reading
Duvar English Twitter disclosed on June 11 three new state-linked information operations that have been taken place on its platform this year, including one in Turkey that’s linked to the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP). The U.S.-based social media … Continue reading
Muyesser Yildiz of OdaTV arrested for ‘political and military espionage’ over stories on Turkey’s involvement in Libya. from Al Jazeera English https://ift.tt/2Ypj5jo
Duvar English Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) spokesperson Faik Öztrak has asked when Turkish prosecutors will summon the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP)’s former deputy chair in charge of media affairs after he said that the AKP “cooperated” … Continue reading
Duvar English Ebubekir Şahin, the head of Turkey’s broadcast regulator RTÜK, has been appointed as a board member at the state-owned Halkbank, Public Disclosure Platform has said. Erdoğan’s adviser appointed as a board member to state-owned Vakıfbank The decision was … Continue reading
Parliamentary deputies of CHP Istanbul Deputy Enis Berberoğlu and HDP Diyarbakır Deputy Musa Farisoğlulları and Hakkari Deputy Leyla Güven were degraded. https://t.co/3F1LCCxXNo “AKP is the enemy of democracy” 👉🏻 The opposition reacted to the demotion of three parliamentary members by … Continue reading
Three opposition lawmakers, including two Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) deputies and one main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) MP, were stripped of their statuses as members of the Turkish Parliament after their prison sentences on terror charges were upheld by … Continue reading
The European Commission proposed on Wednesday €585m to support refugees plus host communities in response to the Syria crisis. Of that, €485m EU humanitarian funding will be directed to Turkey in 2020, while €100m will go to Jordan and Lebanon. … Continue reading