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EU Commissioner: We Cannot Ignore Rule of Law Deficits in Turkey

EU Enlargement Commissioner Hahn has told Die Welt that the focus needs to be not on Turkey’s accession negotiations but on strategic partnership, remarking that the EU cannot “ignore significant deficits in the rule of law in Turkey”. from bianet … Continue reading

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Courts Approve Bans of LGBTI Events

In its decision of refusal, the courts have asserted that “the decision of banning will not cause unrecoverable consequence and it is not openly contravening law”. from bianet http://ift.tt/2FnKGY8 via CHPEU

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Green Party: Stop Arms Sale to Turkey

The Green Party has submitted motion for arms export to be stopped to Turkey in protest of Afrin operation. The motion has been approved. from bianet http://ift.tt/2BBXFlJ via CHPEU

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CHP’s Doctor MPs Denounce Operation Against Launched Medical Association

Reminding that Turkish Medical Association was targeted by President Erdoğan over its declaration opposing Afrin operation, CHP’s doctor MPs Şeker and Kara have emphasized that doctors’ main duty is to keep people alive. from bianet http://ift.tt/2GvxwbW via CHPEU

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66-Year-Old Retired Person Arrested Due to ‘Afrin Post’ on Social Media

66-year-old retired V.S. has been arrested in Sakarya due to his or her social media post about Afrin operation. from bianet http://ift.tt/2BBF8WG via CHPEU

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311 Detentions, at Least 15 Arrest in ‘Social Media Operation’

According to the Ministry of Interior, 311 people have been detained on charge of “terrorism propaganda” due to their social media posts about Afrin operation. At least people have been arrested in the first 10 days of the operation. from … Continue reading

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HEARINGS OF ACADEMICS: Trial of 13 Academics Held

First hearings in which peace academics have been tried continued at 32nd Heavy Penal Court. from bianet http://ift.tt/2EphmjR via CHPEU

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11 Doctors from Turkish Medical Association in Custody, Sealing Order on File

11 Turkish Medical Association Central Council members have been detained in seven different cities, they will all be taken to Ankara. Their lawyers are yet to be informed concerning the charges, there is sealing order on the file. from bianet … Continue reading

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EU Enlargement Commissioner Hahn: Sweet Words are not Enough

Concerning Turkey’s efforts to get close with the EU countries, Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Hahn has said, “Just sweet words are not enough. There are still tens of thousands of journalists, lawyers and academics in prison”. … Continue reading

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Women in Van Denounce Pink Bus Campaign

Women in Van have denounced the “We Want Pink Bus for Women” campaign launched by men in Van. from bianet http://ift.tt/2Dmq9lK via CHPEU

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