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Turkish politics gets nasty again: PM Davutoğlu “unfollows” Kılıçdaroğlu, main opposition leader, in Twitter…

In Uncategorized on April 5, 2016 at 22:20

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During the day, Kılıçdaroğlu harshly criticized AKP  leadership on corruption, the latter took it too personal, started a Twitter hashtag campaign (with the help of bots again, it seems) and in the mean time, Davutoğlu was so angry that he unfollowed Kılıçdaroğlu… News in Turkish here

In other news: 

Prisons in Turkey run over capacity as prisoner population on sharp rise

Turkey’s prisons are operating beyond capacity as the number of prisoners has witnessed a sharp rise in the past decade, according to figures from the country’s Justice Ministry
A key advisor for Turkish President Erdoğan has criticized Deputy PM Kurtulmuş’s remarks on the president’s comments over the top court ruling that led to the release of daily Cumhuriyet journalists Can Dündar and Erdem Gül, saying the president’s statement had not been personal, but rather made as the head of state
1,845 Erdoğan insult cases opened in Turkey since 2014

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan accused of aggressively using law that bars insulting Turkish leader

Turkey’s justice minister says as many as 1,845 cases have been opened against people accused of insulting President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan since he came to office in 2014.

 

Minister of Justice Bekir Bozdağ has stated that the Justice Ministry has issued prosecution warrants for 1,845 libel suits with the content of “defaming the President”. He has added; “I turn red in the face”.

Minister of Justice Bekir Bozdağ has stated that the Justice Ministry has issued prosecution warrants for 1,845 libel suits with the content of “defaming the President”. He has added; “I turn red in the face”.
The Constitutional Court said as to some news articles regarding release of Can Dündar and Erdem Gül that those publications aim to “take its conscience hostage”.
The head of Turkey’s Constitutional Court has defended a recent ruling on the release of jailed Cumhuriyet journalists Can Dündar and Erdem Gül, saying its rulings are binding for everyone following criticism from Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s lawyer has filed a criminal complaint against Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) co-chair Selahattin Demirtaş, claiming that the latter “insulted” him in a recent speech
Private broadcasters Kanaltürk and Bugün TV, which were owned by the alleged Gülen-linked Koza İpek Media Group, were shut down on Feb. 29
Fifth group of the News Watch is in Diyarbakır. Journalists Aslı Ceren Aslan, Çağrı Sarı, Eyüp Tatlıpınar, Gökhan Yılmaz, Murat Sayan and Sibel Yerdeniz take place in the fifth group.
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s “narcissism” was revealed by his comments after the recent release of two prominent journalists, Turkey’s main opposition leader has said, expressing “sadness” over the president’s decision to “not respect or recognize” the Constitutional Court’s ruling

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