Monthly Archives: November 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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CHP News: CHP head Kılıçdaroğlu questions $30 billion spent on Syrians in Turkey

Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has called on the government to give a detailed account of the $30 billion officially spent on Syrians sheltering in Turkey so far, suggesting that this amount may be incorrect as … Continue reading

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AKP MP: These Academics Wouldn’t Be Granted Even Right to Live

Referring the academics who signed the peace declaration, AKP’s Kavcıoğlu has said, “No academic, politician or journalists who signed this petition would be granted right to live by any country, leave alone sending them to prison”. from bianet http://ift.tt/2AJbtvA via … Continue reading

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Turkish marriage law a blow to women’s rights, say activists | World news | The Guardian

Turkish marriage law a blow to women’s rights, say activists Bill allowing Muslim clerics to conduct civil marriages passed despite protests amid fears it could lead to more child brides More:Turkish marriage law a blow to women’s rights, say activists … Continue reading

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EU funds Turkish health centers to help Syrian refugees | Europe | DW | 14.11.2017

EU funds Turkish health centers to help Syrian refugees New, EU-funded health centers are opening across Turkey to treat and employ Syrian refugees in effort to remove the language barriers they face when seeking medical care. Diego Cupolo reports from … Continue reading

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Turkey Among Countries in Restricting Freedoms on Internet

Turkey has been ranked among the countries in which freedoms are restricted most in US-based think tank Freedom House’s report. from bianet http://ift.tt/2ifCf73 via CHPEU

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IMF Warns Turkey: Growth to Decelerate

The IMF in its “Regional Economic Outlook” report has underlined the high inflation and current deficit rates in Turkey. The report foresees that the economic growth slowing down will fall to 3.5%. from bianet http://ift.tt/2yxGdhq via CHPEU

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Turkey has to return to Atatürk’s diplomacy

Turkey has to return to Atatürk’s diplomacy Developments in Saudi Arabia have unsettled President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and his Justice and Development Party (AKP). Although the Syrian crisis may have produced some common ground for Turkey and Saudi Arabia, disagreements … Continue reading

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Progressive Legists Association Chair Kozağaçlı Arrested

Progressive Legists Union Chair Kozağaçlı, who is among the lawyers in Soma trial, was arrested yesterday following his questioning at the criminal judgeship of peace. from bianet http://ift.tt/2yZ8ZvV via CHPEU

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As the EU’s Erdoğan dilemma intensifies

In Ankara’s growing kerfuffle of politics, the chief paradox is this: The more President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan consolidates power around his person and constructs a regime in his orbit, the more unstable foreign policy becomes. There seems to be wide … Continue reading

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Intervention in Ali İsmail Korkmaz T-Shirts in İstanbul Marathon

The runners were asked to take off their t-shirts with Ali İsmail Korkmaz photo ahead of the İstanbul Marathon on the pretext that Korkmaz is a “political figure”. from bianet http://ift.tt/2AA3qjG via CHPEU

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Lawyer Cinmen: We Were Kicked Out of Courtroom for Exercising Right of Defense

Third hearing of the coup attempt media trial with 17 defendants has started. Court committee prevented lawyers Cinmen and Çalıkuşu from speaking at the very beginning and cleared everyone out. from bianet http://ift.tt/2zy98pl via CHPEU

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Attack on Life Defenders on Uskumruköy Intersection Where Trees Chopped Down

Workers have attacked the Northern Forests Defense activists who wanted to record tree chopping carried out during the road widening works at Uskumruköy Intersection. from bianet http://ift.tt/2yrFzCl via CHPEU

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CHP News: CHP leader receives democracy award for ‘justice march’

Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu is set to receive the International Association of Political Consultants (IAPC) Democracy Award for his “justice march.” from Hürriyet Daily News http://ift.tt/2zCHbu8 via CHPEU

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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 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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