Progressive Legists Association Chair Kozağaçlı Arrested

Progressive Legists Union Chair Kozağaçlı, who is among the lawyers in Soma trial, was arrested yesterday following his questioning at the criminal judgeship of peace. from bianet http://ift.tt/2yZ8ZvV via CHPEU

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As the EU’s Erdoğan dilemma intensifies

In Ankara’s growing kerfuffle of politics, the chief paradox is this: The more President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan consolidates power around his person and constructs a regime in his orbit, the more unstable foreign policy becomes. There seems to be wide … Continue reading

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Intervention in Ali İsmail Korkmaz T-Shirts in İstanbul Marathon

The runners were asked to take off their t-shirts with Ali İsmail Korkmaz photo ahead of the İstanbul Marathon on the pretext that Korkmaz is a “political figure”. from bianet http://ift.tt/2AA3qjG via CHPEU

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Lawyer Cinmen: We Were Kicked Out of Courtroom for Exercising Right of Defense

Third hearing of the coup attempt media trial with 17 defendants has started. Court committee prevented lawyers Cinmen and Çalıkuşu from speaking at the very beginning and cleared everyone out. from bianet http://ift.tt/2zy98pl via CHPEU

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Attack on Life Defenders on Uskumruköy Intersection Where Trees Chopped Down

Workers have attacked the Northern Forests Defense activists who wanted to record tree chopping carried out during the road widening works at Uskumruköy Intersection. from bianet http://ift.tt/2yrFzCl via CHPEU

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CHP News: CHP leader receives democracy award for ‘justice march’

Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu is set to receive the International Association of Political Consultants (IAPC) Democracy Award for his “justice march.” from Hürriyet Daily News http://ift.tt/2zCHbu8 via CHPEU

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Commemoration of Atatürk with Photos

Mustafa Kemal Atatürk has been marked in various places in Turkey on his 79th death anniversary. from bianet http://ift.tt/2jg66jg via CHPEU

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CHP News: CHP head warns of dangers of populism in Strasbourg

Populism is dangerous and needs to be avoided at all times, Turkey’s main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said at a panel at the Council of Europe in Strasbourg. from Hürriyet Daily News http://ift.tt/2hTjYfs via CHPEU

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CHP head calls for snap elections for resigned and dismissed mayors in Turkey

CHP head calls for snap elections for resigned and dismissed mayors in Turkey Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has called for early elections for the cities where mayors have either recently been dismissed or pressured to … Continue reading

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CHP News: CHP leader welcomes possible lowering of Turkey’s election threshold

Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has welcomed a proposal from Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) Devlet Bahçeli to lower the current 10 percent parliamentary election threshold. from Hürriyet Daily News http://ift.tt/2zJMKd3 via CHPEU

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