Daily Archives: March 6, 2019

Coup: Turkey reinstates nearly 60,000 passports revoked

Coup: Turkey reinstates nearly 60,000 passports revokedAgency Reporter by Agency ReporterMarch 1, 2019 Turkey on Friday lifted passport restrictions on nearly 60,000 people with alleged ties to failed coup in 2016, the Interior Ministry said. A total of 57,191 passports … Continue reading

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CHP News: Istanbul court sentences ex-CHP lawmaker to four years in jail               

A Turkish former lawmaker from the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) has been sentenced to four years and two months in jail for allegedly aiding a terrorist organization. from Hürriyet Daily News https://ift.tt/2NCtYIW via CHPEU

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Women Call from İstanbul for March 8: Our Power is Our Unity

Gathering in Bakırköy in İstanbul upon the call of March 8 Platform, women have repeated their demands, carrying the banners, “Our power is our unity against crisis, violence, inequality; long live March 8” and “All women of the world, unite.” … Continue reading

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Germany Denounces Turkey for Not Extending Accreditation of 3 Journalists

Turkey has rejected the press card applications of journalists Jörg Brase from the Second German Television (ZDF), Thomas Seibert from the Tagesspiegel newspaper and Halil Gülbeyaz from the Northern German Broadcasting (NDR). from bianet https://ift.tt/2INhmQb via CHPEU

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Turkey Ranks Worse in Rule of Law Index

Turkey has ranked 109th in the WJP Rule of Law Index 2019, marking a degrade of eight ranks when compared to 2018. It has ranked the last among 13 countries in the group of Eastern European and Central Asian countries. … Continue reading

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Gezi Indictment Against 16 People Including Osman Kavala Accepted

The indictment against 16 people, including Osman Kavala and Yiğit Aksakoğlu, who have been arrested as part of the investigation, has been accepted by the İstanbul 30th Heavy Penal Court. The indictment was completed on February 20. from bianet https://ift.tt/2NIFG4HContinue reading

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Turkish government’s 45-billion lira pre-election employment drive on shaky ground | Ahval

Turkish government’s 45-billion lira pre-election employment drive on shaky ground With weeks remaining until Turkey’s March 31 local elections, the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) is well aware of the danger that public discontent with a year of weak … Continue reading

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CHP News: CHP tells voters to ‘mind economy’

The citizens who will vote in the upcoming local elections should take the economic issues into consideration, main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said. from Hürriyet Daily News https://ift.tt/2GXWlRr via CHPEU

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