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CHP News: Turkey has failed to adapt to Europe’s legal sphere: Former ECHR judge Rıza Türmen

Turkey has failed to Europe’s legal sphere and the situation in Turkey has become even more difficult since the July 2016 coup attempt, mainly after the declaration of the state of emergency, according to former ECHR judge and CHP deputy … Continue reading

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NOVEMBER 20, CHILDREN’S RIGHTS DAY: 2,800 Children Behind Bars in Turkey

According to the Child Prisoners Report by CİSST/TCPS, there were 92 complaints launched in the last 10 years against torture and maltreatment in juvenile prisons, but in only one case, the suspect was found guilty and sentenced to prison. from … Continue reading

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Prosecutor’s Office in İstanbul Launches Investigation into US Prosecutor Bharara

An investigation has been launched in İstanbul into US State Attorneys Bharara and Kim, who started the Rıza Sarraf prosecution, for “presenting certain documents as evidence used in Turkey”. from bianet http://ift.tt/2jaoLJl via CHPEU

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CHP News: Dan Brown’s ‘Da Vinci Code’ not allowed at Istanbul’s Silivri prison: CHP MP

Bestselling author Dan Brown’s novel “The Da Vinci Code” was not allowed at Istanbul’s Silivri prison after authorities found it “unfavorable,” according to a main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) deputy. from Hürriyet Daily News http://ift.tt/2yWYGEd via CHPEU

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Ankara Governorship Bans LGBTI Events Indefinitely

Ankara Governorship has banned the events to be held by “LGBTI NGOs” indefinitely on the pretext of “public morality” and “social sensitivity and sensibilities”. from bianet http://ift.tt/2AXQwvU via CHPEU

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CHP News: NATO drill incident cannot be evaded with apology: CHP head

The incident during the NATO drill in Norway cannot be just evaded with an apology, Turkish main opposition party leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu said on Nov. 18.  from Hürriyet Daily News http://ift.tt/2hCaghk via CHPEU

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EU slashes Turkey’s pre-accession funds by $124m | Arab News

EU slashes Turkey’s pre-accession funds by $124mMenekse Tokyay | Published — Sunday 19 November 2017 ANKARA: After several calls from German Chancellor Angela Merkel for a cut to the EU’s pre-accession assistance to Turkey, the bloc announced on Saturday a … Continue reading

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Suez, Panama … Istanbul? Turkey’s grand canal plan – POLITICO

Suez, Panama … Istanbul? Turkey’s grand canal plan Recep Tayyip Erdoğan calls canal his ‘crazy project.’ Opponents say it’s an environmental nightmare. More:Suez, Panama … Istanbul? Turkey’s grand canal plan – POLITICO from Turkish Digest http://ift.tt/2AdODz7 via CHPEU

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CHP News: Turkey’s 2019 elections will be a contest between a one-man regime and democracy: CHP head

Turkey’s local, presidential and parliamentary elections scheduled to take place in 2019 will be a choice between a “one-man regime” and “democracy,” main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said. from Hürriyet Daily News http://ift.tt/2zJaWvy via CHPEU

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Trial Hearing for Elvan, Killed During Gezi Resistance, Held Without Suspect

The third hearing in the case of Berkin Elvan, who lost his life after being shot on the head with a gas cartridge during the Gezi protests in 2013, was held today. The police officer who is the suspect of … Continue reading

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