Daily Archives: April 3, 2012

AKP plans to choke Turkish labor movement

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A bill currently being debated in the parliament plans to end free labor movement in Turkey by imposing several layers of restrictions on the right of association and organization on the work floor.  According to experts, if the law passes … Continue reading

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Kilicdaroglu interviewed by Kurdish newsportal Rudaw

CHP leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu is following through with his promise to “take any risks with his political career” to solve the problems of Kurdish citizens in Turkey.  He was interviewed by Kurdish news site Rudaw; this is what he had … Continue reading

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Kilicdaroglu questions the Fatih Project exemption

Contrary to the by-laws of the Parliament, AKP snuck a rider to the Education Reform bill that exempts up to US$20 billion of tenders under the aegis of Fatih Project, an ambitious project to give each school student a free … Continue reading

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Chief Justice accuses the government of “encircling the judiciary”

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Well, you have to hear it from the horse’s mouth.  Chief Justice of Turkey’s Supreme Court, the Constitutional Court, Mr. Hasim Kilic served a stern reminder to the government not intervene in the affairs of the  judiciary: After comments from … Continue reading

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