Freedom of Expression Protest Against Erdoğan in London

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Ahead of the meeting between Erdoğan and PM of England May, RSF members and PEN England representatives who rallied on Downing Street have carried banners reading “Free Turkey Media”. RSF underscored that there are over 100 imprisoned journalists in Turkey, … Continue reading

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CHP News: CHP head demands details of software allegedly used to spy on ‘justice march’

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Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has called on German and Turkish authorities to reveal the details of a German-made software allegedly used to spy on the attendees of last year’s “justice march.” “They listened to all … Continue reading

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CHP’s Presidential Candidate Ince: “We will take Turkey back to the EU reforms track”

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Turkish progressives, the CHP’s presidential candidate Muharram Ince put the EU reforms and democratisation at the heart of the campaign. “Turkey’s EU perspective did not start with the AKP. It started with the foundation of the Republic, and even before … Continue reading

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Kılıçdaroğlu slammed Erdoğan’s campaign manifesto

Kılıçdaroğlu aldo blasted President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s election campaign manifesto declared on May 5 at an Istanbul rally. The CHP leader questioned why the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) “cannot stand upright if there is a threat to Turkey’s … Continue reading

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Over one million Turks say ‘Enough’ to Erdogan on social media | Reuters

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More than one million Turks piled onto social media to call time on President Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday, making the word “Tamam” (“Enough”) a trending topic worldwide after he promised to step down if the people wanted it. Soon after … Continue reading

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Students, academics protest proposed division of Turkey’s İstanbul University

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İstanbul University students and academics continued a weeks-long protest on Tuesday in Beyazıt Square against a bill submitted to the Turkish Parliament to split up 10 Turkish universities, including İstanbul, the Hürriyet Daily News reported. At about 12:30 p.m., hundreds … Continue reading

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CHP Leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has declared several principles in order to protect press freedom

Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has declared several principles in order to provide press freedom under the CHP government. “You have my word, we will implement all of them if you give us the mandate on … Continue reading

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Call by İnce, 4 CHP MPs for HDP’s Imprisoned Presidential Candidate Demirtaş

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CHP presidential candidate İnce and CHP MPs Tanrıkulu, Yarkadaş, Sayek Böke and Erdem have called for the release of HDP’s imprisoned presidential candidate Demirtaş. Addressing President and Justice and Development Party (AKP) Chair Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, İnce said, “Don’t keep … Continue reading

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7 HDP Members, Executives Detained in İstanbul

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At least seven people including HDP Party Assembly member and former Bursa MP Asiye Kolçak have been detained during home raids launched against HDP members in İstanbul. Read more CHP EU Representation

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Attack on İYİ Party’s Booth in Bağcılar, İstanbul

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A knife attack has been carried out against İYİ Party’s election booth in the district of Bağcılar in İstanbul; eight people have been injured, one of whom is in critical condition. Attack has been in the election booth, where the … Continue reading

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