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Having been heavily overwhelmed by us in the 2009 local elections, the AKP government continues its unlawful political witch-hunt, so-called KCK operations aiming at paralysing our party.

The mayor of Van, Bekir Kaya, has been remanded in custody. He was arrested on 7 June in his house. The mayor has refused giving testimony on Saturday in line with a protest staged by all of the BDP politicians detained, and has been remanded in custody.

Two more BDP politicians have been remanded in custody along with Kaya. They are Cüneyt Caniş and İhsan Güler. They are all detained on charges related to the so called KCK (Kurdish Communities Union) operation. Yazının devamını oku »


Financial Times, by David Gardner and Daniel Dombey, March 28th 2012

His pictures and posters are these days almost as ubiquitous as those of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, founding father of the modern Turkish nation. Recep Tayyip Erdogan has come to tower over the country’s political landscape. Yazının devamını oku »

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