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New Turkey: Main opposition leader threatened with bullet… MPs’ immunity lifted…

In Uncategorized on June 10, 2016 at 16:30

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One person threw bullet at CHP Leader Kılıçdaroğlu at the funeral of the two police officers who lost their lives in the bomb attack launched in Vezneciler.
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) chair Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu was protested by a group of unknown people at yesterday’s funeral for two police officers who were killed in a car bomb attack in Istanbul’s Vezneciler district on June 7
Erdoğan’s draconian new law demolishes Turkey’s EU ambitions

The president’s targeting of opposition parties has shattered any illusions that Turkey is a western-style democracy

Any chance Turkey could join the EU by 2020, as Brexit campaigners have asserted, went up in smoke on Wednesday after the country’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, signed a draconian new law that in effect demolishes any notion that his country is a fully functioning, western-style democracy.

The United States has warned about the “chilling effects” of a controversial Turkish bill – recently approved by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan – that lifts the parliamentary immunities of scores of lawmakers
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Erdoğan lifts Turkish MPs’ immunity in bid to kick out pro-Kurdish parties

President signs bill that allows prosecution of lawmakers currently under investigation – most of whom are from pro-Kurdish or opposition parties

The Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, has signed a bill lifting lawmakers’ immunity from prosecution – a constitutional change likely to remove a pro-Kurdish opposition party from parliament.

Turkey’s Nobel laureate writer Orhan Pamuk, speaking to Italian daily La Repubblica, has said he “sometimes misses the good old days when Turkey’s problems were ignored and not discussed.”
The former Bugün daily columnist and the attorney of Hidayet Karaca, Gültekin Avcı who was imprisoned within the scope of Selam Tevhid case has been released.

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