Court rules for retrial of CHP MP Enis Berberoğlu

Jailed since June 14, an appeals court ordered the retrial of jailed main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) deputy Enis Berberoğlu. Read more: http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/court-rules-for-retrial-of-chp-mp-enis-berberoglu-120579

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Erdoğan, opposition in debate over interest rates as core inflation hits 13.5-year highs

Official data has shown that Turkey’s core inflation rose to 13.5 year highs in September which stirred a new debate between President Erdoğan and main opposition leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu. The opposition leader criticized Erdoğan’s stance on interest rates, criticized him … Continue reading

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Turkey’s annual inflation rises to 11.2 pct in September

It represents a 0.65 percent increase compared to the previous month. The highest monthly increase is in education and the highest annual increase has been seen in transport (+16.1%). The consumer price inflation reached a peak of 11,87% in April. … Continue reading

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Prosecutors targeted Turkey’s main opposition leader through me: CHP leader’s lawyer

Mr Celel Celik, lawyer of Mr Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, has been released after being detained for 13 days (but still on judicial control and banned from traveling abroad). Mr Celik, who was jailed for charges linked to the Fethullahis Terrorist Organization … Continue reading

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Euro court gave Turkey fines worth 258 million liras between 2004 and 2016

Between 2012 and 2016, the European Court of Human Right has issued 485 rulings stating that Turley committed rights violations. Turkey has fallen from 99th place to 113rd in the World Rule of Law Index. Moreover, during the first year-and-a-half … Continue reading

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Turkey is ruled by ‘dual bureaucracy’: CHP leader

During a Central Executive Meeting of the CHP, Mr Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said that Turkish politics is run by a “parallel palace organization”, claiming that Turkey is run by a “dual bureaucracy”. According to him, there is a conflict between … Continue reading

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Euro court gave Turkey fines worth 258 million liras between 2004 and 2016

Between 2012 and 2016, the European Court of Human Right has issued 485 rulings stating that Turley committed rights violations. Turkey has fallen from 99th place to 113rd in the World Rule of Law Index. Moreover, during the first year-and-a-half … Continue reading

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CHP leader Kılıçdaroğlu slams government’s agricultural policies

The Republican People’s Party leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has criticized the agricultural policies of the actual government. He stated that the agricultural producers are actually “the only ones losing” while he promised to “make farmers the masters of this country”. Turkey … Continue reading

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ECHR: Sabuncu and Others v. Turkey – detention of journalists from the daily newspaper Cumhuriyet

Press Release – General from ECHR HUDOC Search Feed http://ift.tt/1KlGKn1{“itemid”:[“003-5743571-7299802”]} via IFTTT

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Commissioner concerned about sentencing of Human Rights Defender Murat Çelikkan in Turkey

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