HDP presents its 9-point roadmap to promote democracy

The Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) has presented its highly anticipated roadmap with strategic guidelines against the authoritarian-autocratic state led by Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. The individual steps of this roadmap are summarized in a nine-point plan, which was presented by co-chairs Pervin Buldan and Mithat Sancar in Istanbul. In the roadmap, the HDP advocates a democratic start […]

HDP Headquarters Report: “The Trustee Regime in Turkey”

On 20 November, the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) Headquarters in Ankara released a 35-page long report called “The Trustee Regime in Turkey”. We, the HDP Representation office in Europe, provide this short summary. Key findings are that The trustee regime is ultimately a tool of opposition repression by the Turkish government. The practice is a de facto continuation of the state of emergency […]

Progressive International will launch to unite, organize, and mobilize progressive forces of the world

Progressive International has over 50 advisors from 31 countries, including Noam Chomsky, Yanis Varoufakis, Naomi Klein, Iceland PM Katrín Jakobsdóttir, Ece Temelkuran and our honorary president Ertuğrul Kürkçü.  Today the Progressive International will launch with a mission to unite, organize, and mobilize progressive forces around the world. Timeline According to the timeline released by the […]

Mızraklı: We were elected by democratic methods but suspended by non-democratic dictatorial methods

Our dismissed Diyarbakır co-mayor Adnan Selçuk Mızraklı participated UN’s panel titled “Judiciary Independence in Turkey” through video conference.The panel, organized by the Movement for Solidarity Between Peoples and Against Racism (MRAP), was held at the 42nd session of the UN Human Rights Council. His speech as follows: Dear participants, I am Doctor Selçuk Mızraklı, the […]