CHP European Bulletin: The struggle for democracy against corruption and authoritarianism in Turkey

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Kemal Kilicdaroglu Official 2Corruption scandal in Turkey: CHP President Kılıçdaroğlu:

“The world has never witnessed such immorality”

The leaders of the opposition on Tuesday blasted nine members of the parliamentary Corruption Investigation Commission who voted against sending four former ministers to the top court to face trial, with main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader … Continue reading

BLrx7OhCcAAj9xQCHP human rights report shows Turkey failing to protect freedoms

A report prepared by main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) İstanbul Deputy Chairman Sezgin Tanrıkulu that compiled data on the observance of basic human rights in Turkey in 2014 indicates that the country performed poorly. The “Violations of Human Rights … Continue reading

52Corruption commission votes against referral of ex-ministers for trial

The parliamentary commission established to look into claims of corruption against four former Cabinet ministers has voted against referring them to a top court for trial amidst allegations of the government placing heavy pressure on ruling party members of the …Continue reading


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About CHP EU Representation

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 associate member of the Socialist Group at the European Parliament. The scope of the CHP bureau 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 an MEP advisor at the European Parliament and in the private sector.
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