Monthly Archives: November 2020

News & Views 12th Issue: “The State of Turkey: Receiving Threats From a Mobster”

Please find below the 12th issue of News and Views on "The State of Turkey: Receiving Threats From a Mobster". CHP_ForeignRelations_23November2020_12thIssue.pdf

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EP rapporteur lends support to CHP leader Kılıçdaroğlu after mafia leader’s threats

Nacho Sanchez Amor, the European Parliament’s rapporteur on Turkey, has voiced support for CHP leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu after he was threatened by a mafia leader. "All my support for the CHP leader in the face of recent execrable threats," he … Continue reading

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Turkey’s Main Opposition Leader, CHP President Kılıçdaroğlu on the threats from an organised crime leader : “Turkey is experiencing that where there is no law, where there is no judiciary, the state can become an organized crime state after a period of time”

Turkey’s Main Opposition Leader, CHP President Kılıçdaroğlu on the threats he received from organised crime leader Alaattin Çakıcı : “Turkey is experiencing that where there is no law, where there is no judiciary, the state can become an organized crime … Continue reading

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Turkish Medical Association to stage lights-off protest for strain placed on health workers during pandemic

Duvar English The Turkish Medical Association will stage a five-day lights-off protest starting on Nov. 11 to draw attention to the struggles experienced by health workers during the pandemic, urging everyone to turn their lights on and off at 9 … Continue reading

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Kavala, Demirtaş and Bilgen are kept unjustly in prison, CHP leader says

Duvar English Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu said that former Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) co-chair Selahattin Demirtaş, sacked Kars Co-Mayor Ayhan Bilgen, and philanthropist, human rights activist and businessman Osman Kavala are unjustly held behind bars. … Continue reading

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Our republic is taken hostage by gov’t, CHP leader says in statement marking Republic Day

Duvar English Our republic is taken hostage by a political understanding that aims to rule poverty instead of defeating it, main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader said in a written statement released to mark Oct. 29 Republic Day. “Our … Continue reading

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Turkey’s parliament allocated increased budget despite diminished authority

Duvar English  Despite having its authority considerably weakened following Turkey’s transition to a presidential system in 2018, the country’s parliament will be granted a budget of 1.89 billion TL for 2021, an increase of 8.4 pct. compared to this year, … Continue reading

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Alamos Gold leaves behind dramatically deforested Kaz Mountains as license renewal falls through

Duvar English The Canadian mining company Alamos Gold, which sparked massive protests in opposition to its mining operations in Turkey’s Kaz Mountains, has left the area after its one-year license was not renewed, daily Cumhuriyet reported. The company was compensated … Continue reading

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