Daily Archives: May 27, 2015

Özcan Purçu: a Roma on his way to Parliament

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For the first time ever, the estimated 6 million Roma citizens of Turkey are very near to achieving representation in Parliament. If Republican People’s Party (CHP) İzmir candidate Özcan Purçu is elected, he will be Europe’s third Roma parliament representative. … Continue reading

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Turkey’s Main Opposition Party Hopes for Election Breakthrough

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Turkey’s main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) has sought an image change ahead of the June 7 general election. The move comes after suffering successive defeats at the hands of the Islamist-rooted AK Party, which has portrayed it as hostile … Continue reading

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