Demirtaş: EP May Take On a Mission for Peace Process

HDP Co-Chair Demirtaş has said, “There might be some attempts against our party and MPs in the upcoming days. Some lunacies such as detention, seize, bringing by force or even arrest may happen in Turkey”.

Prosecutor Lectures on Journalism in Trial of ‘Womanly State of the Mountain’

The hearing in the trial of Arzu Demir charged with the claims of “propagandizing for an [illegal] organization” and “praising the crime and the criminal” in her book titled “Womanly State of the Mountain”, will continue on November 8.

Declaration by 4 Academics: Demand for Peace Cannot Be Judged

“Universities generate critical thinking for the benefit of society. Universities should not be dependent on interest groups or government. It is indebted to its creator, the labor of the people”.

Petition by Human Rights Association Against State of Emergency

The Human Rights Association has launched a petition demanding repeal of State of Emergency and of legislations enacted during the State of Emergency.

Kürkçü: Asking for Baptism Document for Religion Course Exemption is Right Violation

Stressing that some schools’ asking for baptism document for the exemption of religion course is a right violation, HDP MP Kürkçü has asked what has been done to prevent this.


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