Daily Archives: November 10, 2017

Call for Release of Arrested NGO Activist Osman Kavala on Financial Times

Prominent politicians such as former PM of Sweden Bildt, former FM of Spain Solana, and academics have signed the text calling for release of Osman Kavala. from bianet http://ift.tt/2zpRYK3 via CHPEU

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CHP News: Jailed CHP MP Berberoğlu to be tried at appeals court on Dec 1

Jailed main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) deputy Enis Berberoğlu will be tried at an Istanbul appeals court on Dec. 1, after a local court controversially revoked a ruling from the appeals court for his retrial. from Hürriyet Daily News … Continue reading

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Men Kill 31 Women in October

32% of women have been killed by men whom they attempted to divorce or break up; 6% by men whom their daughters attempted to divorce. Two of the murdered women were refugee. from bianet http://ift.tt/2zKxqNi via CHPEU

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CHP News: CHP head warns of dangers of populism in Strasbourg

Populism is dangerous and needs to be avoided at all times, Turkey’s main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said at a panel at the Council of Europe in Strasbourg. from Hürriyet Daily News http://ift.tt/2hTjYfs via CHPEU

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CHP head calls for snap elections for resigned and dismissed mayors in Turkey

CHP head calls for snap elections for resigned and dismissed mayors in Turkey Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has called for early elections for the cities where mayors have either recently been dismissed or pressured to … Continue reading

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Commemoration of Atatürk with Photos

Mustafa Kemal Atatürk has been marked in various places in Turkey on his 79th death anniversary. from bianet http://ift.tt/2jg66jg via CHPEU

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CHP News: CHP leader welcomes possible lowering of Turkey’s election threshold

Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has welcomed a proposal from Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) Devlet Bahçeli to lower the current 10 percent parliamentary election threshold. from Hürriyet Daily News http://ift.tt/2zJMKd3 via CHPEU

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Erdogan’s mayor purge leaves almost half of Turkey without elected officials

Erdogan’s mayor purge leaves almost half of Turkey without elected officials Sibel Hurtas November 8, 2017 Article Summary Following a series of expulsions and forced resignations by the Turkish government, tens of millions of Turkish citizens have seen their elected … Continue reading

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CHP News: Erdoğan slams main opposition CHP over local gay quota

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Nov. 9 blasted a quota for gay individuals within the main opposition Republican People’s Party’s (CHP) local committees. from Hürriyet Daily News http://ift.tt/2ykknhe via CHPEU

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EDITORIAL: How Turkey is becoming a threat to stability in the Middle East – Washington Times

Rumbling in Ankara Nostalgia is a powerful driver of emotions, whether for an old flame dreaming new dreams or for a new ruler of the remnants of empire remembering what once was, and what in his imagination could be again. … Continue reading

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