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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Turkish pro-gov’t foundation to shut some dorms over shrinking of funding by opposition

Duvar English A foundation close to the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) will reportedly be closing down 25 of its dormitories due to financial struggles. The Service for Youth and Education Foundation of Turkey (TÜRGEV) has been struggling financially … Continue reading

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Turkish main opposition leader’s guard chief forced to retire over ‘lack of cadres’

Duvar English Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu’s guard chief Koray Aslan was forced to retire over “a lack of cadres.” Aslan, who is known with his efforts to save Kılıçdaroğlu from a lynching attempt in the … Continue reading

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Turkish gov’t ‘wants to hide Erdoğan’s relatives’ off-shore transactions trial from public’

Nergis Demirkaya / DUVAR Gov’t may be preparing to take steps against social peace, CHP MP says on calls to shut down HDP The government seeks to hide the trial into President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s relatives’ transactions to an off-shore … Continue reading

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Turkey’s main opposition saves a seat for deputy recently stripped of title

Duvar English Turkey’s main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) saved a seat for lawmaker Enis Berberoğlu, who was stripped of his title on June 4, during their first group meeting in months on June 9. A sheet that said Enis … Continue reading

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Coronavirus in Turkey: Opposition steals a march on Erdogan in lockdown | News | The Times

Coronavirus in Turkey: Opposition steals a march on Erdogan in lockdown In the First Wave series, Times and Sunday Times foreign correspondents investigate responses around the world to the Covid-19 threat. Today, Hannah Lucinda Smith and Burhan Yuksekkas report on … Continue reading

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Human rights groups say Turkish gov’t uses coronavirus to restrict freedoms

Duvar English Gov’t may be preparing to take steps against social peace, CHP MP says on calls to shut down HDP Two human rights groups have said that the Turkish government is using the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic to restrict freedoms. … Continue reading

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Attacks on main opposition CHP will increase, but party will not ‘back down,’ says chairman

Duvar English Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) chair Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has slammed the physical attack on CHP MP Özgür Özel in the parliament, saying that the party “will not back down” to keep the democracy alive despite the increasing … Continue reading

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Censorship in Turkey Fuels Greater Distrust, More Misinformation on Social Media – Center for American Progress

Censorship in Turkey Fuels Greater Distrust, More Misinformation on Social Media Date: June 10, 2020 Contact: Sam Hananel Email: ‮gro.ssergorpnacirema@lenanahs‭ Washington, D.C. — A new report from the Center for American Progress highlights how government censorship in Turkey has caused … Continue reading

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Turkey grants increased power to neighbourhood watchmen

Parliament approves bill that critics say empowers an under-qualified force and may lead to human rights violations. from Al Jazeera English https://ift.tt/30sW3e9

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CHP files second appeal with Constitutional Court for annulment of prisoner release law

Duvar English Turkey’s main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) on June 11 applied to Constitutional Court for the annulment of a recent prisoner release law. CHP to apply to Turkey’s top court to annul ‘unconstitutional’ articles of prisoner release law … Continue reading

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Seven reasons why President Erdogan looks vulnerable | Financial Times

Seven reasons why President Erdogan looks vulnerable The Turkish leader is meeting frustrating setbacks both at home and abroad More:Seven reasons why President Erdogan looks vulnerable | Financial Times from Turkish Digest https://ift.tt/3cWeN8u via CHPEU

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Hard landing – Life is tough for Turkish businesses | Business | The Economist

Life is tough for Turkish businessesBut the pandemic may bring opportunity as well as woes Kale group, an aerospace and construction conglomerate, had been making and assembling engine parts for America’s f-35 stealth fighter jet since 2005. But when Turkey’s … Continue reading

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