For Jacobin by Devriş Çimen:
Erdoğan has nothing to offer the electorate, and no vision for the future. His only chance of political survival is to deploy the state apparatus — which has been brought under control by his authoritarian measures — against a possible democratic turn
35 Progressive Activists & Organizations present the “20 Theses for Liberation” with a project.
The HDP defined the mass arrests in Turkey as a futile attempt to intimidate the AKP/MHP government, which is facing defeat, and warned of security problems in the elections on 14 May.
Statement by HDP Foreign Affairs Co-Spokespersons Feleknas Uca and Hişyar Özsoy about police operations against the HDP and civil society organizations on 25 April.
Many people, including journalists, politicians, lawyers and artists, were detained in a police political operation carried out in across 21 cities.
Statement by HDP Foreign Affairs Co-Spokespersons: The Kobani case is closely linked with the closure case filed against the HDP, for which it serves as a pretext. (LAST UPDATE)
After the petition of the party not to plead verbally on April 11 at the Constitutional Court, the Court’s General Assembly decided to send the case file to the rapporteur for the opinion as to the accusations to be prepared.
Interview with HDP Co-Chair Tayip Temel on the upcoming elections, how the HDP will campaign with the Green Left Party and possible political developments.
According to a report, Erdoğan has taken members of the Turkish Constitutional Court to task by phone for lifting the financial blockade against the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP). The HDP Deputy Co-Chair of the Law and Human Rights Commissions lawyer Serhat Eren, sees the view of a political judiciary confirmed.
The Green Left Party (Yeşil Sol Parti) has published its election manifesto in which the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) will contest the elections under its banner.
The Labour and Freedom Alliance will not field a candidate for the presidential elections in Turkey, announced the HDP Co-Chair Pervin Buldan in Ankara today.
The Norwegian Socialist Left Party (SV) held its congress in Oslo from 17 to 19 March and elected Kirsti Bergstø as its new chairperson. At the SV Congress, a statement on Turkey was adopted by the delegates in a vote.
“72 French parliamentarians condemn this authoritarian maneuver decreed by Erdogan, by banning the HDP, Erdogan’s Turkey would definitively break with the rule of law”.
International statements of parties, organizations, politicians and parliamentarians who stand in solidarity with the HDP against all arbitrary and systematic repressions and the closure cases.
The Erdogan regime’s persecution of the Kurdish people and HDP is intolerable. 55 deputies from different political groups of the Congress of Deputies condemn these actions and demand democracy in Turkey.
As a prerequisite for the values of our politics, Progressive Alliance shows solidarity and thus defend the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP).
Progressive International: “Over 50 political leaders from 23 countries call on Erdoğan to “end the legal attacks against the HDP”
Press Release from the LFI – NUPES Parliamentary Group in Support of Free and Fair Elections in Turkey – No To Criminalisation of the HDP
As democracy and political pluralism are cornerstones of the European Parliament and its political groups, we underscore our solidarity with the HDP and defend its right to political representation.
We call on the Turkish Constitutional Court to finally drop these fabricated charges against HDP and allow it to fully play its role as a democratic actor in Turkey.