Sub Categories:/» Homepage/» TURKEY/» POLITICS
Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
If the Democratic Union Party (PYD) condemns the outlawed PKK, it may provide a way for Turkey to open a channel with the group that is cooperating with the U.S. in Syria, CHP Deputy Chair Öztürk Yılmaz told reporters in Washington
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu paid a courtesy visit to Gültekin Uysal, the head of the minor opposition Democrat Party (DP) on May 18.
A delegation from the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), along with several European parliamentarians, gathered in Strasbourg in front of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) on May 16 to call on the court to act on the conditions of arrested HDP lawmakers.
Turkish Justice Minister Bekir Bozdağ has condemned main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu over the “language he used against members of the judiciary.”
Members of the commission that will receive objections to state of emergency rulings, mostly related to the dismissal of public officials, have been determined, Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım has stated, adding that the commission will soon commence its work.
Turkish officials have announced the members of a State of Emergency Procedures Investigation Commission that was established to receive the complaints of tens of thousands of people who have been affected by the ongoing state of emergency.
The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) has appointed its Istanbul lawmaker Aykut Erdoğdu as the party’s new deputy leader responsible for the economy in lieu of Selin Sayek Böke, who has recently resigned from her post.
The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) has criticized the government over bans on the celebrations of the May 19 Commemoration of Atatürk, Youth and Sports Day, announcing that they will organize a mass celebration in Ankara despite restrictions.
A parliamentary voting process to attain seven members of the 13-membered Board of Judges and Prosecutors (HSK) is set to begin on May 16, amid opposition parties’ disapproval of the voting and claims that 21 members to be attained to the board are affiliated to political parties
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) Istanbul lawmaker Sezgin Tanrıkulu has criticized the lack of women members in a commission that was formed to receive complaints about rights violations during the state of emergency.
Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) leader Devlet Bahçeli slammed Turkey’s main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) on May 16 for “acting in line with” the Kurdish issue-focused Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP).