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Dead spirits society

Dead spirits society

By | November 10, 2012 at 1:11 pm | No comments

Mediterranean and Middle Eastern people are proud of their hospitality. It has been said that strong family ties are the pillars of those societies. Especially in times of need the family size gets bigger as an act of solidarity. In Greece, since the economic crisis hit the...

Posted in: Featured, Opinion, Turkey

Uludere (Roboski) Massacre at International Criminal Court

Uludere (Roboski) Massacre at International Criminal Court

By | February 29, 2012 at 3:12 pm | No comments

Turkish media and public opinion all seems to have forgotten the Uludere massacre. However BDP took the matter into International Criminal Court (ICC) for review within the context of crimes against humanity. A quick response form the court stated that the application is...

Posted in: Featured, Turkey

Oppressed, poorer, and merrier

Oppressed, poorer, and merrier

By | April 18, 2011 at 11:26 am | One comment

Last week, Turkey officially embraced General Elections season geared towards June 12. Mainstream parties came up with their candidates for each city and projects for their next term in the parliament. Promises range from increased unemployment payments to families to new cities...

Posted in: Elections 2011, Featured, Turkey

Turkey Elections 2011: Women, minorities, LGBT still discriminated against

Turkey Elections 2011: Women, minorities, LGBT still discriminated against

By | April 12, 2011 at 2:54 am | 2 comments

Today all parties finalized MP candidate lists for 2011 elections in Turkey. Even BDP, whose ranks consist basically of minorities nominated less than 25% women. Governing AKP has 78 women candidates whereas main opposition CHP has 109. Both parties have 14 handicapped...

Posted in: Elections 2011, Featured, Minorities, Opinion, Turkey

BDP Announces Independent Candidates in 2011 Elections

BDP Announces Independent Candidates in 2011 Elections

By | April 10, 2011 at 5:47 pm | One comment

ANF Peace and Democracy Party (BDP) of Turkey today announced the independent candidates they will support in coming general elections in Turkey. In general elections in Turkey a political party must at least obtain 10% of the votes to send any members to the parliament....

Posted in: Elections 2011, Featured, Minorities, Turkey

Attack on BDP Adana Offices

Attack on BDP Adana Offices

By | April 8, 2011 at 12:20 pm | No comments

DIHA/Jiyan Vedat Bayab, a worker at Peace and Democracy Party (BDP) Adana office came to the building this morning, only to be attacked by five unidentified perpetrators.   After immobilizing Bayab, perpetrators entered the master office and destroyed the furniture...

Posted in: Featured, Kurds, News, Turkey

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