Anıl Çınar of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Turkey talks about the elections that will be held on May 14, the project of President Erdogan’s AKP, and the failures of opposition over the years which have enabled his fundamentalist agenda
The pro-Kurdish HDP has expressed its willingness to extend conditional support to Kılıçdaroğlu, who is the leader of the the Turkish parliament’s second largest party, the CHP
The upcoming elections are set to be the biggest challenge for President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan with polls showing that the opposition has a slight advantage.
The move is being seen as part of the larger political persecution unleashed by Erdoğan’s government, which is likely to face a stiff challenge in the upcoming national elections
After a year of pressure from opposition parties and rights groups, the court ruled to uphold the Turkish president’s unilateral decision to withdraw from a binding convention that seeks to protect women and girls from violence
Nearly four million Syrian refugees in Turkey are facing increased xenophobia with most of the opposition blaming them for the current economic problems and demanding their repatriation
The presence of around 3.6 million Syrian refugees in Turkey has often been used by right-wing groups to incite racial hatred and mobilize support for themselves
The three mayors, alleged to have links with the banned Kurdistan Workers’ Party, will be replaced by state-appointed governors. Protests broke out in the cities of Diyarbakir, Van and Mardin over the incident