Monthly Archives: February 2019

CHP News: Turkish government should be held ‘responsible for economic crisis,’ CHP leader says

Turkey’s main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader has accused the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) of running unsuccessful economic policies, adding that the country possesses a potential to overcome problems. from Hürriyet Daily News https://ift.tt/2EdRjfy via HDN

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European Parliament Adopts Draft Report on Turkey

The European Parliament has adopted the draft report on Turkey with a majority of the votes. The resolution underpins human rights violations and states that Turkey ranks fifth in terms of the number of asylum applications to the EU countries. … Continue reading

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Press Release From CHP Vice Chairman on Foreign Affairs Mr. Ünal Çeviköz on Venezuela

“Foreign interventions would not bring well-being or peace to the people of Venezuela” We have been closely and diligently following the events unfolding in Venezuela in recent weeks. The institutional conflict that arose from the polarisation of the Venezuelan society … Continue reading

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CHP Headquarters’ Press Release on Venezuela

We have been closely and diligently following the events unfolding in Venezuela in recent weeks. The institutional conflict that arose from the polarisation of the Venezuelan society has led to a political crisis in the country. This development may potentially … Continue reading

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CHP News: AKP trying to cover up money spent on election campaigns: CHP spokesperson

The Justice and Development Party (AKP) government’s policy on election expenses in the first three months of 2019 will spark off serious economic difficulties later on, main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) spokesperson Faik Öztrak has said. from Hürriyet Daily … Continue reading

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Former CHP MPs Facing Prison for Chanting Slogans

The Prosecutor’s Office has filed an indictment against former main opposition MPs İlhan Cihaner, Hilmi Yarayıcı and Barış Yarkadaş for chanting slogans in a courthouse. from bianet http://bit.ly/2Vc6OMb via CHPEU

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Osman Kavala and 15 Rights Defenders Facing Aggravated Life Imprisonment for ‘organizing Gezi Park protests’

The indictment for 16 rights defenders including Osman Kavala and Yiğit Aksakoğlu has been prepared. It alleges that the 16 people are the “head executives” that organized the Gezi Park protests. from bianet https://ift.tt/2tvkTbK via CHPEU

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Council of Higher Education Cancels Gender Equality Project

The Council of Higher Education has canceled the gender equality project that it was conducting in the universities. Council Chair Saraç has said the project “is not suitable with social values”. from bianet https://ift.tt/2TYjE0e via CHPEU

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REPORT FROM MIGRATION MONITORING ASSOCIATION: What did Woman Experience During Period of Curfews?

In the report, interviews with 480 women who experienced the conflict and curfews in southeastern provinces in 2015 and 2016 shed light on the violations women were subjected to. from bianet https://ift.tt/2Eldy4D via CHPEU

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ECtHR Ruling: Turkey Violated Six Articles in One Case

Concluding Ruşen Bayar’s application, the ECtHR has ruled that Turkey violated six articles of the ECHR, including the rights to freedom, security and a fair trial. from bianet https://ift.tt/2SaC8c8 via CHPEU

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