Daily Archives: November 16, 2017

CHP News: Turkey’s 2019 elections will be a contest between a one-man regime and democracy: CHP head

Turkey’s local, presidential and parliamentary elections scheduled to take place in 2019 will be a choice between a “one-man regime” and “democracy,” main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said. from Hürriyet Daily News http://ift.tt/2zJaWvy via CHPEU

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Trial Hearing for Elvan, Killed During Gezi Resistance, Held Without Suspect

The third hearing in the case of Berkin Elvan, who lost his life after being shot on the head with a gas cartridge during the Gezi protests in 2013, was held today. The police officer who is the suspect of … Continue reading

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CHP News: ‘Paradise Papers’ inquiry rejected at Turkish Parliament, CHP to initiate censure motion

A motion by the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) demanding an investigation into Turkish politicians’ accounts in tax havens, as revealed by the recent “Paradise Papers” leak, was rejected at parliament on Nov. 14.  from Hürriyet Daily News http://ift.tt/2zIlT0cContinue reading

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Women’s Organizations Report 4 Prisoner Women Being Tortured in Elazığ Prison

Holding a statement regarding the claims of torture in Elazığ Prison, women’s organizations have informed, that four political prisoner women have been on a hunger strike since November 1 and have been kept in solitary confinement cells. from bianet http://ift.tt/2hBGvRoContinue reading

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Turkey Sends Diplomatic Note to US Over Rıza Sarraf

Upon not being able to receive any information of Sarraf, who has been kept in custody for one and a half years in the US, Turkey has demanded information via diplomatic note. from bianet http://ift.tt/2z7fVHm via CHPEU

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