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CHP requests an inquiry into granting Turkish citizenship to Hamas members

In enclosed file, you can find our Parliamentary Inquiry into granting Turkish citizenship to Hamas members. We request this parliamentary inquiry on the 24th of August. So, this will be our 6th News and Views issue. CHP_ForeignRelations_26August2020.pdf

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News & Views // Issue No.5 // 25.08.2020

In enclosed file, please find the 5th issue of News & Views. It includes the first interview with our Chairperson Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu after the 27th Ordinary Congress. After this interview, on Aug. 17, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan sued our chair, demanding … Continue reading

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News & Views Issue No: 04, 18 August 2020

We are attaching "News & Views Issue No: 04, 18 August 2020". It includes CHP’s new Central Committee Members who were selected on 10 August 2020 and Press Release of Principal Advisor to the Party Chair Ünal Çeviköz on the … Continue reading

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News & Views Issue No: 03, 30 July 2020

Please find attached "News & Views Issue No: 03, 30 July 2020" Including, an article by Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu on "A New Statism: Strong Social State", 37th Ordinary Congress Declaration "Call to Second Centenary", An opinion piece by Ünal Çeviköz on … Continue reading

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News & Views Special Issue: Our dissenting opinion on the Bill on Amendments to the Law on Lawyers and Some Laws no. (2/2999). (21.07.2020)

Please find attached "News & Views Special Issue: Our dissenting opinion on the Bill on Amendments to the Law on Lawyers and Some Laws no. (2/2999)" CHP has applied to the Constitutional Court for the annulment of the bill on … Continue reading

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News & Views: A perspective from CHP: 13.07.2020

Please find attached our second issue of "News & Views: A perspective from CHP" from the Republican People’s Party (CHP). CHP_ForeignRelations_13July2020.pdf

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3 Years Ago Today: ‘The lone cry of millions of Turkish democrats’: Interview with Kader Sevinç

‘The lone cry of millions of Turkish democrats’: Interview with Kader Sevinç Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, leader of the Turkey’s main opposition on the long march to Istanbul. Source: Balkan EU“The goal of the march is to galvanize the public in support … Continue reading

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News & Views: A perspective from CHP, 06.07.2020

Please find attached our first issue of "News & Views: A perspective from CHP" from the Republican People’s Party (CHP). CHP_ForeignRelations_6July2020.pdf

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“Turkey’s Child Labour Problem” by Gamze Pamuk Ateşli, CHP Party Assembly Member

There is a truth that intensifies over time in Turkey and in the world : children labour. Sometimes, we see them in workplaces as apprentice, or as agricultural labourer, and often we witness that they are being forced to work. … Continue reading

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CHP Leader Kılıçdaroğlu: “The demotion of Enis Berberoğlu is a result of the 20 July Civil Coup process that we live in”

Parliamentary deputies of CHP Istanbul Deputy Enis Berberoğlu and HDP Diyarbakır Deputy Musa Farisoğlulları and Hakkari Deputy Leyla Güven were degraded. https://t.co/3F1LCCxXNo “AKP is the enemy of democracy” 👉🏻 The opposition reacted to the demotion of three parliamentary members by … Continue reading

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EU Commission proposes €585m for Syria crisis refugees

The European Commission proposed on Wednesday €585m to support refugees plus host communities in response to the Syria crisis. Of that, €485m EU humanitarian funding will be directed to Turkey in 2020, while €100m will go to Jordan and Lebanon. … Continue reading

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KILICDAROGLU CALLS ON CUSTODIANS TO ORGANIZE

CHP Chair Kemal Kilicdaroglu met with custodians by video conference on May 21 to urge them to protect their right to organize in order to fight against violations of their rights. Custodians, who are typically responsible for cleaning, shopping, and … Continue reading

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VICTIM OF GUN THREAT ARRESTED AFTER ALTERCATION

The AKP and CHP continued to trade barbs after the latter’s youth leader in Adana’s Yuregir district was arrested following an altercation even though the video showed a state security guard brandishing a gun at the individual. Following the incident … Continue reading

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MINARETS’ PROTEST SONGS A POSSIBLE PROVOCATION

Prominent theologians and political leaders have expressed fears that some circles are seeking to create provocations by exploiting religious feelings after social media footage emerged on May 20 and 21 of the protest songs “Bella Ciao” and “Yuh Yuh” playing … Continue reading

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Press Statement by Ünal Çeviköz, CHP Deputy Chair on theUS Withdrawal from the Treaty on Open Skies

The US decision to withdraw for six months from the Open Skies Treatyon grounds that Russia does not fully honour the accord is an alarmingdevelopment for security and stability.Opened for signature in 1992, the Treaty on Open Skies has sincebeen … Continue reading

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MEPs demand Greek-Turkey border shooting probe

Some 100 MEPs have signed a letter demanding the European Commission investigate the shootings that took place along the Greek-Turkey border earlier this year, when migrants and asylum seekers rushed to cross into Greece. The letter cites a reconstruction of … Continue reading

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CHP spokesperson Öztrak criticized dismissal of HDP mayors

CHP spokesperson Öztrak criticized dismissal of HDP mayors and appointment of trustees in their stead, “whoever comes through elections, should leave through elections. It is wrong to dismiss someone without a court order, only after someone decides on their fate.” … Continue reading

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ANKARA, ISTANBUL MAYORS BATTLE IN CITY COUNCIL

Opposing the government’s efforts to curb the activities of opposition mayors in the fight against the coronavirus, the CHP mayors of Ankara and Istanbul continued their efforts to reach those suffering from the economic impacts of the pandemic. On May … Continue reading

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MAIN OPPOSITION LEADER, CHP PRESIDENT KILIÇDAROĞLU: ‘GOVERNMENT CAN’T ACTIVATE S-400’S’KILICDAROGLU: ‘GOVERNMENT CAN’T ACTIVATE S-400’S’

Turkey’s government has failed to activate its S-400 missile system due to the economic impacts of the coronavirus, according to CHP Chair Kemal Kilicdaroglu.  “Turkey will have the most expensive and modern junk metal at 2.5 billion dollars,” said Kilicdaroglu … Continue reading

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GOVERNMENT MAINTAINS HEAT ON ‘COUP-PLOTTING’ CHP FIGURES

The government continued its accusations and tactics of intimidation against CHP Group Deputy Chair Ozgur Ozel and Istanbul Chair Canan Kaftancioglu this week, alleging their involvement in a coup plot, prompting columnist Yildiray Ugur to note that “the rulers have been facing … Continue reading

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