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Pro-Kurdish HDP leader kicked out of Turkish parliament / Amberin Zaman
KurdPress - 2017-02-22 10:43
Turkey’s beleaguered pro-Kurdish bloc was dealt a further blow Feb. 21 when the parliament stripped its imprisoned co-leader of her seat. An appeals court upheld Figen Yuksedag's conviction of spreading terrorist propaganda. ...

Kurdish party co-chair loses her seat in Turkish parliament - ABC News
GO - 2017-02-21 18:48

Iraqi Parliament: Turkish military occupier in Mosul
Washington Kurdish Institute - 2017-02-15 23:42

Stop defending Turkey’s secularism – it’s been a lie all along
Frederike Geerdink - 2017-01-31 19:28
Published on the World Post/Huffington Post, on 2 May 2016. Finally, after over a decade in power, the true face of Turkey’s governing Justice and Development Party, or AKP, is surfacing. The speaker of the Turkish Parliament, Ismail Kahraman, said that t ...

Turkish parliament approves change to presidential system
Rûdaw - 2017-01-21 12:53
"We have done our job. Now we convey the issue to its real owner, our people," ...

Turkish MPs brawl in parliament during debate on constitution (Video)
NRT - 2017-01-20 11:13

Abuse of Kurdish children in Sur by security forces brought to Turkish Parliament
Kurdish Question - 2017-01-19 17:03
Abuse of Kurdish children in Sur by security forces brought to Turkish Parliament ...

Word 'Kurdistan' sparks debate at Turkey Parliament
KurdPress - 2017-01-17 09:06
The use of the word “Kurdistan” by a lawmaker of Turkey’s pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) sparked a heated debate at the Turkish Parliament on Sunday. ...

Turkey suspends Kurdish lawmaker Garo Paylan for ‘genocide’ comment
E-Kurd - 2017-01-17 05:22
ISTANBUL,— A pro-Kurdish lawmaker has been temporarily suspended from the Turkish parliament for saying the word “genocide” during heated discussions on changes to the constitution, state media has said. Member of parliament for the Peoples’ Democratic Pa ...

Turkey suspends Armenian MP for mentioning genocide
Aranews - 2017-01-17 03:06
ARA News Ankara – Garo Paylan, an Armenian member of the Turkish Parliament, was suspended by the authorities for mentioning “genocide against minorities” in a speech during talks on Constitutional amendments. Paylan is an MP for the pro-Kurdish People’s ...

Word 'Kurdistan' sparks debate at Turkey Parliament
Kurdistan24 - 2017-01-16 15:23
Turkey's pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) lawmaker Sibel Yigitalp speaking at the Turkish Parliament. (Photo: DHA) ...

Turkish parliament set to vote on second round of constitutional reforms
Rûdaw - 2017-01-16 10:39
"the new constitution will have a galvanizing effect on Turkey ...

Turkey Parliament bans HDP lawmaker for using ‘G-word’
Kurdistan24 - 2017-01-15 13:00
A file picture of the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) lawmaker Garo Paylan sitting at the Turkish Parliament. (Photo: AA) ...

HDP retreats from today's discussion of constitutional amendments
ANF/English - 2017-01-14 16:45
HDP group has decided to retreat from today's session of discussion on constitutional amendments in the Turkish parliament in response to HDP MP Garo Paylan's removal from three sessions of the discussion for speaking of the Armenian genocide. ...

Turkey to withdraw troops in Iraq when PKK pulls out from Sinjar: KDP MP
E-Kurd - 2017-01-14 11:23
BAGHDAD,— Turkish troops deployed in northern Iraq will remain in the country as long as the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) remain in Sinjar as a “threat” to Ankara, a Kurdish member of the Iraqi Parliament, Shakhawan Abdullah, said. Abdullah who is also ...

Turkish parliament approves key articles of constitutional reform
E-Kurd - 2017-01-14 11:23
ANKARA,— Turkey’s parliament approved key articles of a constitutional reform overnight which would allow the president to be a member of a political party and issue decrees, bringing a step closer the executive presidency sought by Tayyip Erdogan. The ru ...

Turkey court sentences pro-Kurdish lawmaker to 56 months in prison
Kurdistan24 - 2017-01-13 18:42
An archive picture of the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) lawmaker Nursel Aydogan speaking at the Turkish Parliament. (Photo: DHA) ...

Clashes in Turkish parliament over changes to constitution
SBS - 2017-01-13 10:25

Ruling AKP, opposition CHP lawmakers brawl in Turkish Parliament
Rûdaw - 2017-01-12 18:18
'This tension must be soothed ...

Turkish parliament debate on constitution ends in a brawl (Video)
NRT - 2017-01-12 08:12

Turkey’s parliament approves constitutional change
E-Kurd - 2017-01-11 17:22
ANKARA,— The Turkish parliament voted on Tuesday to press on with debate about a constitutional reform package that would expand the powers of President Tayyip Erdogan, taking another step on the path towards an executive presidency. Erdogan and his suppo ...

Turkey’s Kurdish HDP party to boycott constitutional reform vote
E-Kurd - 2017-01-11 17:22
ANKARA,— Turkey’s pro-Kurdish party to boycott a parliamentary vote on a controversial new draft constitution aimed at giving President Recep Tayyip Erdogan greater powers, in protest over the arrest of its MPs. The Turkish parliament voted on Tuesday to ...

Turkish parliament votes to advance 'Presidential Constitution' bill
Kurdish Question - 2017-01-10 20:40
Turkish parliament votes to advance 'Presidential#039; bill ...

"KDP must explain why Barzani was silent on Turkish PM's comments"
ANF/English - 2017-01-10 12:09
PUK Iraqi Parliament Deputy Mihemed Osman said KDP must explain why Masoud Barzani was silent against Binali Yıldırım’s comments of “PKK and PYD are terrorists”. ...

Turkey Parliament debates constitution with 11 HDP members jailed
Kurdistan24 - 2017-01-09 23:07
Turkish Parliament. (Photo: AA) ...

Turkish parliament debates bill on stronger presidency
NRT - 2017-01-09 20:39

Turkish Parliament session on 'Dictatorial Constitution' begins
ANF/English - 2017-01-09 15:43
AKP-MHP brought up the constitutional amendment that will legalize the dictatorship of Turkish President Tayyip Erdoğan to the parliament. ...

Turkish police fire tear gas at protest against stronger presidency
Reuters - 2017-01-09 12:50
ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish police used tear gas and water cannon to disperse hundreds of people outside parliament on Monday protesting against planned changes to the constitution that would expand the powers of President Tayyip Erdogan. ...

Turkish police briefly detain senior Kurdish party lawmaker Pervin Buldan
E-Kurd - 2016-12-24 12:50
ANKARA,— Turkish police on Friday briefly detained a deputy speaker of parliament, forcibly taking her to a court to testify in an on-going case where she is accused of making propaganda in support of outlawed Kurdish rebels. Pervin Buldan, a senior legis ...

Pro-Kurdish HDP closes headquarters due to increasing racist attacks
Rûdaw - 2016-12-21 18:49
Turkish gov. is trying to force out HDP from parliament ...

Empowered Erdogan in exchange for Kurdish status: HDP lawmaker
Kurdistan24 - 2016-12-20 02:06
The pro-Kurdish HDP member of the Turkish Parliament Kadri Yildirim in an interview with Kurdistan24's Ankara Bureau, Dec. 18, 2016. (Kurdistan24) ...

Armed attack on pro-Kurdish HDP as Turkey detains lawmaker
Kurdistan24 - 2016-12-16 18:11
Pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) lawmaker, Nimetullah Erdogmus holds his earlier detained colleagues' pictures during a session at the Turkish Parliament. (Photo: DHA) ...

Speaking Kurdish in Turkish Parliament Still 'Separatism'
Kurdish Question - 2016-12-01 01:11
Speaking Kurdish in Turkish Parliament Still#039; ...

Austrian Parliament imposes arms embargo on Turkey
Kurdistan24 - 2016-11-26 20:01
Turkish soldiers march during a Republic Day ceremony in Istanbul, Turkey, Oct. 29, 2015. (Photo: Reuters) ...

EU suspends Turkey EU membership talks
Waar Media - 2016-11-24 17:41
Waar, Duhok: Members of the European Parliament (MEP)s have voted against Turkey’s EU membership because of the Turkish government’s crackdown since the July coup attempt. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan dismissed as “worthless” EU’s non-binding vo ...

Baghdad could response militarily to Turkey presence in Iraq: official
KurdPress - 2016-11-23 14:36
A member of Iraqi parliament’s Defense and Security Commission stressed on the possibility of Baghdad’s military response to the presence of Turkish forces in Iraq, al-Tejah Press reported. ...

EU official denied visit to imprisoned Kurdish MP, says Turkey becoming ‘fascist state’
Aranews - 2016-11-22 02:14
ِARA News Brussels – European Parliament member Julie Ward on Monday was denied right to visiting to the imprisoned member of the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) and member of the Turkish Parliament Leyla Birlik. “Leyla Birlik is one of 10 HDP ...

Turkey denies European lawmakers access to imprisoned Kurdish leader
Kurdistan24 - 2016-11-21 19:16
The head of the European Parliament delegation Sergei Stanishev who was denied access by Turkish authorities to meet with the imprisoned Kurdish HDP leader Selahattin Demirtas speaks to reporters, Edirne, Turkey, Nov. 21, 2016. (Photo: Kurdistan24) ...

Baghdad could response militarily to Turkey presence in Iraq: official
KurdPress - 2016-11-19 09:38
A member of Iraqi parliament’s Defense and Security Commission stressed on the possibility of Baghdad’s military response to the presence of Turkish forces in Iraq, al-Tejah Press reported. ...

HDP partly boycotts parliament
Waar Media - 2016-11-06 22:10
Waar, Duhok: The Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) announced a partial boycott of Turkish parliament on Sunday, saying it was “halting its legislative efforts” after its two co-leaders and other lawmakers were detained on Friday. “After discussions with our ...

Pro-Kurdish HDP party quits Turkish parliament over arrests
E-Kurd - 2016-11-06 20:17
ISTANBUL,— Turkey’s main pro-Kurdish party on Sunday said it was pulling out of parliament after nine of its MPs including the two co-leaders were arrested in an unprecedented crackdown. The Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), the third-largest party in this ...

Pro-Kurdish party limits its actions in Turkish parliament
Dailymail - 2016-11-06 11:42
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey's pro-Kurdish party has decided to halt its legislative activities in parliament following the arrest of nine of its lawmakers. Yet Ay... ...

Capital punishment soon if parliament approves it: Erdogan
KurdPress - 2016-11-06 05:04
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan repeated in the capital city of Ankara on Oct. 29 his decision to approve the installment of capital punishment if the parliament approves a related code, Hurriyet daily reported. ...

Capital punishment soon if parliament approves it: Erdogan
KurdPress - 2016-10-30 08:42
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan repeated in the capital city of Ankara on Oct. 29 his decision to approve the installment of capital punishment if the parliament approves a related code, Hurriyet daily reported. ...

Demirtas slams Erdogan for policy against Kurdish officials
Waar Media - 2016-10-29 22:45
Waar, Duhok: Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) co-chair Selahattin Demirtas has slammed Turkish President Recep Tayipp Erdogan for his war against Kurdish factions in Turkish parliament. Recently, Ankara has detained several Kurdish officials in Turkey as p ...

MEPs urge the Turkish government to set press free
ANF/English - 2016-10-27 16:54
"Release journalists being held without compelling evidence of criminal activity", members of the European Parliament urged the Turkish authorities in a resolution voted on Thursday. ...

Turkey's parliament to open Saturday
KurdPress - 2016-10-05 14:43
The Turkish parliament is set to open Saturday to start its second legislative session. ...

US Lieutenant Colonel: Turkish soldiers’ presence in Iraq is illegal
ANF/English - 2016-10-05 13:44
US Lieutenant Colonel Dorrian objected to Turkish soldiers’ presence in Iraq and described it as illegal. The Iraqi Parliament had recently described Turkey as occupant. ...

Iraqi parliament demands withdrawal of Turkish troops
E-Kurd - 2016-10-05 13:24

Iraqi parliament condemns Erdogan’s statement and Turkish incursion
Kurdistan24 - 2016-10-04 18:40

Iraqi parliament rejects ‘occupying’ Turkish military mandate in N.Iraq
Rûdaw - 2016-10-04 18:00
MPs called on the gov't to make a complaint to the UN against Turkey ...

Iraqi Parliament adopts decision for the leave of Turkish troops
ANF/English - 2016-10-04 16:46
Iraqi parliament has adopted a decision for the leave of Turkish military forces from Iraqi land. ...

Iraqi MPs react to Turkish extension of military mandate
Rûdaw - 2016-10-02 13:01
‘We all hoped that the Turkish parliament would announce the withdrawal of the Turkish army ...

Turkish forces to remain in Syria, Iraq for at least one more year: official
Aranews - 2016-10-02 00:43
Turkey’s parliament on Saturday overwhelmingly approved a one-year extension of an existing mandate to use Turkish troops abroad in Syria and Iraq. The mandate was first approved by parliament in October 2014 and was renewed for another year in September ...

Turkish Parliament extends military mandate in Syria, Iraq Orient Net - Daily Sabah The Parliament extended the mandate to send military troops abroad for 13 months during their ..
Orient News - 2016-10-01 19:30

Turkey's parliament to open Saturday
KurdPress - 2016-09-30 19:05
The Turkish parliament is set to open Saturday to start its second legislative session. ...

Turkey deports former EU official for alleged Gulen-ties
Aranews - 2016-09-26 01:02
ARA News ISTANBUL – The Turkish authorities prevented a former EU official from entering its territory. Joost Lagendijk, a former EU parliament member and EU rapporteur, was deported from the Sabiha Airport in Istanbul on Sunday. “Turkish authorities stop ...

Turkey to arrest pro-Kurdish MPs: Turkish columnist
Kurdistan24 - 2016-09-12 17:54
A group photograph of HDP MPs in Turkish Parliament, Ankara. (Photo: HDP) ...

EP to host conference on the urgent situation in Northern Syria
ANF/English - 2016-08-31 12:56
European Parliament in Brussels will host a press conference on September 1st focusing on the urgent situation in Northern Syria - the Turkish invasion, Europe’s security and an alternative to the Turkey deal. ...

After meeting with Turkey’s parliament, Barzani heads to Europe
Rûdaw - 2016-08-24 20:51
Barzani thanked the Turkish people for supporting democracy and foiling the coup ...

Turkish parliament approves Israel reconciliation deal
E-Kurd - 2016-08-20 08:41

I will approve death penalty if parliament votes: Erdogan
KurdPress - 2016-08-14 21:04
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a rally of more than a million people in Istanbul on Aug. 7 that he would approve the death penalty if parliament voted for it, following last month's failed coup, Hurriyet daily reported. ...

Death penalty will be imposed on Ocalan if approved: Turkish MP
KurdPress - 2016-08-14 21:04
A Turkish Parliament Deputy, Ali Ozkaya, announced on Monday, August 8, the death penalty will be imposed on the leader of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) if the assembly backs a reinstatement of capital punishment in the country, Reuters reported. ...

Death penalty will be imposed on Ocalan if approved: Turkish MP
KurdPress - 2016-08-09 13:21
A Turkish Parliament Deputy, Ali Ozkaya, announced on Monday, August 8, the death penalty will be imposed on the leader of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) if the assembly backs a reinstatement of capital punishment in the country, Reuters reported. ...

I will approve death penalty if parliament votes: Erdogan
Kurd Press - 2016-08-08 11:31
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a rally of more than a million people in Istanbul on Aug. 7 that he would approve the death penalty if parliament voted for it, following last month's failed coup, Hurriyet daily reported. ...

Kurdish MP Calls on Turkish Parliament to Recognize the Genocide of Yezidis
BasNews - 2016-08-03 15:49
Feleknas Uca also urges Ankara to reconstruct dozens of Yezidi villages in Turkey ERBIL — A Kurdish member of Turkey’s parliament has demanded the recognition of Islamic State's (IS) massacre against Yezidis as “genocide” by the Turkish parliament. MP Fe ...

After failed coup, Turkish president embraces opposition but not the Kurds
Aranews - 2016-08-03 01:22
ARA News ANKARA – Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has excluded the pro-Kurdish HDP party from meetings with opposition parties on 25 July in the parliament after the failed coup attempt by the Turkish army. Moreover, the Turkish president has withd ...

Hakkari, Sirnak to be removed as provinces: report
Waarmedia - 2016-08-02 20:13
Waar, Duhok: Two Kurdish provinces will no longer be seen in the list of Turkish provinces and their names will be changed, a website has reported. According to a report by NTV, a law will be proposed in Turkish parliament to remove Hakkari and Sirnak as ...

Turkish parliament holds extraordinary session
Orient News - 2016-07-16 17:43

Bomb hits Turkish parliament
Kurd Press - 2016-07-16 13:33
Turkish state media reported that a big explosion hit Turkish parliament minutes ago. ...

EXCLUSIVE: Rudaw TV captures explosion, firefight in front of Turkish parliament
Rûdaw - 2016-07-16 07:56

Austrian academic to Turkish govt: Rojava exhibit at EU Parliament is not PYD propaganda tool
Aranews - 2016-07-14 02:09
ARA News AMUDE – The Turkish government was angered by photo exhibition in the European Parliament taking place this week until 15 July, showing pictures from the private collection of the Austrian political scientist Thomas Schmidinger who has travelled ...

Turkish Parliament grants immunity to military for anti-Kurdish campaigns
Kurd Press - 2016-06-25 21:24
The Grand National Assembly of Turkey voted Thursday to not prosecute soldiers engaged in a crackdown on Kurdish separatist groups. ...

Erdogan lifts parliament immunity in bid to remove pro-Kurdish MPs
Kurd Press - 2016-06-11 08:23
The Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has signed a bill lifting lawmakers’ immunity from prosecution – a constitutional change likely to remove the pro-Kurdish opposition Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), Daily Telegraph reported. ...

Turkish plan to strip MPs' immunity could go to referendum
Kurd Press - 2016-05-28 00:29
Turkey's ruling AK Party has won initial support in parliament for a constitutional change that could see pro-Kurdish and other lawmakers prosecuted, but failed to secure a strong enough majority for now to avoid a referendum. ...

HDP denies news report that two of its deputies have fled Turkey
Kurd Press - 2016-05-28 00:29
Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) denies a news report claiming that two of its deputies have fled Turkey in order to avoid prosecution after Turkish parliament lifted immunity from parliament deputies on Friday. ...

A risky step on immunities / Murat Yetkin
Kurd Press - 2016-05-28 00:29
The Turkish Parliament approved a bill on May 20 to pass a temporary constitutional change to allow the trial of MPs who have legal cases pending against them by lifting their legal immunities. Some 139 deputies in the 550-seat Turkish Parliament have a ...

Angela Merkel expresses concern about situation of Kurds in Turkey
Kurd Press - 2016-05-28 00:29
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has expressed her concern about the situation of the Kurds in Turkey after Turkish parliament lifted legal immunity from parliament deputies in the country; an attempt that many believe it targets pro-Kurdish party deputie ...

Turkish PM vows work on new constitution to being immediately
Waarmedia - 2016-05-24 17:55
Waar, Duhok: Turkey’s new prime minister, Binali Yildirim, said on Tuesday that the country’s current constitution was far from meeting its needs and that work would begin immediately on a new text. Speaking in parliament after announcing his new cabinet, ...

Merkel to discuss Turkish parliament immunity vote with Erdogan
Waarmedia - 2016-05-23 01:18
Waar, Duhok: German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she would raise the Turkish parliament’s vote to strip its members of immunity when she meets President Tayyip Erdogan on Monday, voicing disquiet at a measure likely meant to sideline the pro-Kurdish oppo ...

US concerned about lifting of immunity of Kurdish MPs in Turkey
Aranews - 2016-05-22 05:16
ARA News ANKARA – The United States is concerned with the decision of the Turkish parliament to change the constitution to lift the immunity of more than 100 members of the parliament. “The United States is concerned about the Turkish parliament’s adoptio ...

Turkish plan to strip Kurdish MPs’ immunity could go to referendum
Waarmedia - 2016-05-18 15:05
Waar, Duhok: Turkey’s ruling AK Party has won initial support in parliament for a constitutional change that could see pro-Kurdish and other lawmakers prosecuted, but failed to secure a strong enough majority for now to avoid a referendum. In a secret bal ...

Turkish parliament backs bill to strip MPs of immunity
E-Kurd - 2016-05-18 05:15

Turkish Parliament Votes to Strip Immunity From Politicians
AINA - 2016-05-18 05:00

Turkish parliament committee votes to lift lawmakers' immunity
Kurd Press - 2016-05-11 00:33
A Turkish parliamentary committee approved a bill that strips deputies of immunity from prosecution, paving the way for legislation that members of the pro-Kurdish opposition say is designed to target them and suppress dissent. ...

Lifting immunity of Kurdish MPs in Turkey will lead to civil war: HDP warns
Aranews - 2016-05-05 01:18
ARA News QAMISHLO – The constitutional committee of the Turkish parliament has voted for lifting the immunity of pro-Kurdish deputies, and transferred the motion to the plenary session. Eyyup Doru, the People’s Democratic Party (HDP) representative in Eur ...

Bill to strip immunity from Turkey's Kurdish MPs passes first stage
Rûdaw - 2016-05-04 11:24
The AKP bill seeks to lift immunity from 129 members of the Turkish parliament. ...

Kurdish, Turkish lawmakers brawl inside Turkey parliament: tv
E-Kurd - 2016-05-03 09:21

Huge brawl breaks out between AKP, HDP deputies in Turkish Parliament
Kurd Press - 2016-04-30 00:30
The Turkish Parliament was thrown into chaos today when a huge brawl broke out between the members of ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) and pro-Kurdish People’s Democratic Party (HDP). ...

Brawls in Turkish parliament as lawmakers take up bill to prosecute Kurdish colleagues
E-Kurd - 2016-04-28 17:35

Turkey’s Erdogan says European Parliament report ‘provocative’
Waarmedia - 2016-04-19 22:45
Waar, Duhok: A recent report by the European Parliament that criticized Turkey’s record on human rights and media freedom is “provocative” at a time when relations with Europe are on a good track, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday. Speaking ...

PUK: The PKK should be supported in North Kurdistan
Hawar News - 2016-04-16 00:38
NEWS DESK – Iraqi parliament PUK group chair Ala Talabani said Turkey requested that PUK stand with the Turkish state in its war against the Kurdish people in Northern Kurdistan. Ala Talabani issued a statement on her Facebook account, saying; “The govern ...

Turkey submits draft proposal to strip MPs of immunity to parliament
Kurd Press - 2016-04-15 00:45
The Turkish government submitted a draft proposal to parliament on Tuesday that would strip lawmakers of immunity from prosecution, ruling AK Party officials said. ...

Iran Abetting PKK against Kurdistan Region: Turkish MP
BasNews - 2016-04-14 17:31
PKK is implementing Iran's agenda in the region ERBIL — Iran is using Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) against Kurdistan Region and Turkey, said a Turkish MP. Galip Ensarioğlu, a Turkish Parliament Member, has told Turkish Media outlets that Turkey is focu ...

RT Revelation About Ankara-Daesh Oil Trade Discussed in Turkish Parliament
Sputnik - 2016-03-29 05:15

Motion to lift HDP deputies’ immunity in Turkish parliament
Kurd Press - 2016-03-16 00:44
A summary of proceedings asking for the removal of the parliamentary immunities of five Turkey pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) deputies, including co-chairs Selahattin Demirtas and Figen Yuksekdag, has been submitted to the parliament speaker ...

Immunity files at Turkish Parliament / Murat Yetkin
Kurd Press - 2016-03-16 00:44
With the approval of Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu, a motion to lift the parliamentary immunities of five MPs from the Kurdish problem-focused Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) has been submitted to the Turkish Parliament by the PM’s office. ...

Poceedings to lift immunity of HDP deputies transferred to Parliament: PM
Waarmedia - 2016-03-07 15:51
Waar, Duhok: Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said the summary proceedings to lift the parliamentary immunity of some Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) deputies has been transferred to the Parliament. The summary proceedings related to accusations of ...

Turkish justice ministry calls for lifting immunity of pro-Kurdish MPs
Waarmedia - 2016-03-05 17:22
Waar, Duhok: Turkey’s justice ministry has submitted a request for parliament to lift the immunity from prosecution of the leaders of the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), state-run Anadolu Agency said on Friday. President Tayyip Erdogan has re ...

Former Turkish parliament speaker backs Bulent Arinc and Hussein Celik
Kurd Press - 2016-02-26 00:46
The former parliament speaker in Turkey, Cemil Cicek, backed former ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) officials Bulent Arinc and Hussein Celik and demanded respect for them. ...

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