Daily Archives: April 22, 2020

Main opposition CHP leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu says he will be in parliament for centennial

Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said he will be at the Turkish Parliament on April 23 to celebrate its 100th year. from Hürriyet Daily News https://ift.tt/3cBYwpu via HDN

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Locking up dissidents, Turkish style: the saga of Osman Kavala | openDemocracy

Locking up dissidents, Turkish style: the saga of Osman Kavala The accusation that Osman Kavala supported both the Gülen movement and the Gezi movement was outlandish from the outset. More:Locking up dissidents, Turkish style: the saga of Osman Kavala | … Continue reading

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Turkey’s recent amnesty bill: A recipe for more inequality and injustice

Selin Sayek Böke Governments across the world are scrambling to come up with policies to deal with the COVID-19 outbreak. A specific aspect of the crisis has been the risk of the virus spreading in prisons and detention centers. That … Continue reading

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Provincial health authority seals off field hospital built by Turkey’s main opposition CHP municipality

Duvar English The provincial health authorities in the southern province of Adana have sealed a field hospital constructed by the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) off over “not being sanitary.” Adana Mayor Zeydan Karalar and the municipality turned a … Continue reading

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Mayor advocating halt of construction in ‘Turkey’s Maldives,’ wife wounded in armed attack

Duvar English A mayor from the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP), who has been a vocal figure in the efforts to halt construction in Lake Salda, dubbed “Turkey’s Maldives,” was wounded in an armed attack on April 20. Mümtaz … Continue reading

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Turkish bars slam association for not requesting judicial recess amid coronavirus pandemic

Müzeyyen Yüce / DUVAR Turkish Medical Association reiterates call on health ministry to use WHO codes for COVID-19 deaths Turkish bars have slammed the Turkish Bar Association for not requesting a judicial recess from the Justice Ministry, saying that the … Continue reading

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CHP-run municipalities to continue helping citizens despite gov’t bans: Spokesperson

Municipalities run by the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) will continue to distribute aid to citizens despite facing bans from the government amid the coronavirus pandemic, party spokesperson Faik Öztrak has said. from Hürriyet Daily News https://ift.tt/2VLJjuX via HDN

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Post-corona ‘normal’: Inaccessible Europe

Europe is inching back to “normal,” but what is the “normal” in post-corona times? Though curfews have been relaxed, small shops are getting back to business in some places, and schools are reopening in Denmark, Europe as we knew it … Continue reading

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Main opposition slams gov’t for investigations on Ankara and İstanbul metropolitan municipalities : This shows that the presidency is not concerned about the people

Duvar English NATO Secretary General praises Turkey for aiding Spain, Italy in fight against coronavirus Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) spokesperson Faik Öztrak has slammed the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) over sending coronavirus aid to a number … Continue reading

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US ‘deeply concerned’ with reports on Turkey’s efforts to turn on Russian missiles

Reuters Turkey repeats working group offer to US to solve row over S-400 purchase from Russia The United States continues to object “strenuously” to Turkey’s purchase of Russian missile defense systems and is “deeply concerned” with reports that Ankara is … Continue reading

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CHP to challenge new prisoner release law’s both form and substance in Constitutional Court

Nergis Demirkaya / Duvar The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) will challenge the new prisoner release law in Turkey’s Constitutional Court on two separate grounds. First, the new law is not a “penal reform,” as referred to by the … Continue reading

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