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Post-Election Update

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On June 24, Turkish citizens flocked to the polls with 86.2 percent voter turnout — very impressive given the absence of a fair and free election. Despite an enthusiastic campaign, leading opposition candidate Muharrem Ince and other opposition candidates Meral … Continue reading

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Kader Sevinç spoke to Ahval News about Turkey and Europe

Speaking to Piero Castellano from Ahval News, an independent publication focusing on Turkey, Kader Sevinç discussed the impact of political headwinds in Turkey on the Turkish diaspora in Europe. Consistent with his anti-Western rhetoric, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has called … Continue reading

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Kader Sevinç interviewed by Belgian paper L’Echo, comments on Turkish elections

Ahead of Turkey’s historic election, Kader Sevinç fielded questıons from Vincent Georis of L’Echo, a leading Belgian daily. Sevinç discussed at length Turkey’s economy, EU accession and the opposition’s prospects. “There is pressure applied to economists and analysts by the … Continue reading

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Kader Sevinç discussed Turkish elections with Asia Times reporter

Kader Sevinç spoke to Jonathan Gorvett of Asia Times, commenting on the dynamics ahead of Turkey’s pivotal election. “In the southeast in particular, fundamental rights have been suspended with the state of emergency, and the situation is already very tense,” … Continue reading

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Kader Sevinç spoke to the Euronews: “Turkey will start over with a clean slate.”

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CHP EU Representative Sevinç responded to questions about the elections to be held on June 24 in Turkey. “We are advocating EU reforms for the welfare of our country, “she said. “For the first time we have a presidential candidate … Continue reading

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Leaked video showing Erdoğan calling for ‘tight marking’ of HDP goes viral

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A leaked video showing Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan instructing his party’s local organizations to put “tight marking” on voters in order to bring the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) below the 10 percent threshold has gone viral on social media. … Continue reading

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New OECD report paints grim picture of educational quality in Turkey

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The quality of education in Turkey lags behind the benchmarks of the other 36 member countries of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) the OECD has warned in a recent report. “Equity and quality in education continue to … Continue reading

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Sputnik Radio interviewed Kader Sevinç on the upcoming elections in Turkey and the EU agenda

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CHP EU Representative Sevinç, in an interview conducted by Elif Sudagezer for the Sputnik Radio, shared the her views on the prohibition of election propaganda in some European countries. She said that the claims that the concerned European countries did … Continue reading

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State of Emergency: Insecure property rights threaten Turkish economy

Website of the Turkey’s SDIF: As announced in the web site of the SDIF, total worth of the seized companies is 49.4 billion Turkish liras and those companies employ 50192 workers. It has been almost two years since the Turkish … Continue reading

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Turkey’s opposition battles media banishment ahead of polls

Ahead of critical elections this month, Turkey’s public broadcaster and mainstream TV channels are under fire for an unprecedented level of bias in favor of the government, while signs are emerging of audience fatigue with Erdogan. Ahead of Turkey’s critical … Continue reading

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