128 results found!

What the Referendum’s “Yes” means for Europe’s “No”

The same Constitutional Court had also ruled that the German authorities could prevent Turkish politicians from conducting election campaigns amongst the Turkish diaspora in Germany, but approved HDP politicians who have an arrest warrant in Turkey on charges of support for terrorism, allowing them to work for the referendum in Germany.

Ein gescheiterter Putschversuch und die westliche Doppelmoral

Bei diesen einzelnen, ungeheuerlichen und tätlichen Angriffen tritt jedoch eines hervor: Als die Türkische Nationalversammlung (TBMM) mit allen vier politischen Parteien  –sowohl die säkular-kemalistische CHP, die nationalistische MHP bis hin zur pro-kurdischen HDP– den Putschversuch auf das Schärfste verurteilt hatte, haben die Putschisten diesmal das Parlamentsgebäude mehrfach bombardiert.

Turkey’s Settlement Process: Back to the Original Positions?

The talks did not reach fruition after they were leaked to the press and multiparty talks ensued between Abdullah Öcalan, the imprisoned PKK leader, and PKK leaders in Kandil who were involved in the process through the mediation of first the Peace and Democracy Party (BDP), and later the Peoples’ Democracy Party (HDP), a legal party with apparent links to the PKK and KCK.