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Fistfight, violent brawl accompanies debate on constitutional reform in the parliament, but President Erdoğan already declared: ‘That referendum will take place’

In Uncategorized on January 12, 2017 at 20:43

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Beaten while warning AKP MPs who weren’t complying with voting procedures during discussions on 3rd Article of constitutional amendment talks, CHP MP Fatma Hürriyet Kaplan has protested the incident on parliamentary rostrum.

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The government-supported constitutional amendments will be presented to the public “despite opposition efforts to delay the process,” President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has vowed
 
Turkish lawmakers came to blows in a brawl in parliament overnight, as tempers boiled over in a debate on an 18-article constitutional amendment package to shift the current parliamentary system to an executive presidency
 
The MHP and AKP say Turkey will go to new elections if the charter changes they have drafted are not passed by parliament
 
Turkish lawmakers came to blows in a brawl in parliament overnight, as tempers boiled over in a debate on an 18-article constitutional amendment package to shift the current parliamentary system to an executive presidency
 
This week the Turkish parliament is debating a constitutional amendment that would establish a presidential system in the country. Under the amended constitution the president would be head of government as well as head of state and the office of Prime Minister would be abolished. Commentators take different views of the ruling AKP’s plans.

Trustee removes monument built after Uludere incident in southeastern Turkey

 
The trustee that was appointed to the Kayapınar Municipality in the southeastern province of Diyarbakır removed a monument that was constructed after the Uludere incident

631 Academics Discharged

 
631 academics and 155 administrative staff have been discharged by Statutory Decree No. 679. The number of academics discharged by Statutory Decrees has risen to 4,481.
 
The Amnesty has launched a campaign demanding urgent release of fashion designer Barbraos Şansal and those who attacked Şansal be tried.
 
With an appointment of Ağrı’s Tutak sub-Governor to Tutak district as a trustee, the number of trustees to DBP-governed municipalities has climbed to 57.
 
Ankara prosecutors have launched a new investigation into another 129,000 public personnel suspected of using the ByLock application, believed to be a communication means used by members of the Gülen movement

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