CHP News: Turkish gov’t uncomfortable with ‘FETÖ-linked interior minister,’ CHP deputy group leader claims

The ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) is “uncomfortable” with Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu, main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) Deputy Group Chair Özgür Özel has said, as a bitter war of words between the CHP and Soylu continues. from … Continue reading

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CHP News: CHP leader says party ready for snap elections

The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) is ready for snap elections under any circumstances, CHP leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu said on Dec. 19, adding that snap elections would only be held if the circumstances were favorable for the ruling Justice … Continue reading

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RSF: Turkey Continues to be the Biggest Jail for Journalists

According to the annual report by the Reporters Without Borders, 65 journalists were killed; 326 were arrested; 54 were taken hostage and two journalists went missing in 2017. Turkey is one of the countries with the highest number of jailed … Continue reading

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Kader Sevinc calls for a more open and active debate in the European public about the responsibility Europeans have to support people fleeing from war

The city, known for its diverse population from many countries and cultures, is home to various exemplary youth initiatives that offer social services, cultural programs or sport activities in their respective communities. With a big migrant population and so many … Continue reading

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Turkey Becomes ‘Country of Suspects’

There are as many as 6 million 900 thousand suspects in Turkey of 80 million population. In short, eight out of every 100 people are suspects according to the state. from bianet http://ift.tt/2Afu2te via CHPEU

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US Trial Threatens Funding for Turkey’s Dollar-dependent Banks

US Trial Threatens Funding for Turkey’s Dollar-dependent BanksNovember 29, 2017 4:21 PM LONDON/ISTANBUL — Turkey’s deteriorating finances are hurting the country’s banks whose reliance on dollar funding makes them vulnerable to the worst-case scenario: a sudden halt or reversal of … Continue reading

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CHP News: Kılıçdaroğlu says he has more files on Erdoğan family’s bank transactions

Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said he holds more documents proving that President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s close circle made multi-million transactions to an off-shore company. from Hürriyet Daily News http://ift.tt/2zQmqhZ via CHPEU

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Journalists, Attorneys, Academics Call for Solidarity With March for Freedom of Thought, Expression, Press

Ahead of the march for freedom of thought, expression and press on December 1, journalists, academics and Attorneys have shared a solidarity campaign on social media with the hashtag #HaydiSöyle (come on, speak up). from bianet http://ift.tt/2zPEJDP via CHPEU

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CHP News: Istanbul prosecutor issues detention warrant for former CHP MP over Zarrab case

The Istanbul Chief Public Prosecutor’s Office on Nov. 28 issued a detention warrant for former main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) deputy Aykan Erdemir, on the grounds that he provided “fake reports” as evidence for the U.S. case of Turkish-Iranian … Continue reading

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Journalists, Academics, Lawyers to March: #WeHaveaWord

In protest of restrictions on freedom of expression and thought, journalists, academics and lawyers will march in Kadıköy on December 2. from bianet http://ift.tt/2ncwR9C via CHPEU

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