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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said there is no press freedom in Turkey, referring to the ongoing cases against 17 journalists and executives of the daily Cumhuriyet
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and all political parties in parliament have condemned a recent attack on a synagogue in Istanbul by a group protesting against Israel’s restrictions at the holy al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem.
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu criticized Israel’s “intervention” at the al-Aqsa mosque, which has led to the escalation of tensions in Jerusalem
Former Justice Minister Bekir Bozdağ, who was appointed as deputy prime minister last week in a government reshuffle, has been appointed as the new government spokesperson.
ANKARA - Anadolu Agency
The number of generals and admirals in the Turkish military has decreased 40 percent due to the dismissals after the coup attempt, retirements and resignations, according to the data gathered by the state-run Anadolu Agency
The Kurdish issue-focused Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) has initiated “Conscience and Justice Watch” for an undetermined time in the southeast province of Diyarbakır amid police barriers
Jailed opposition Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) co-chair Selahattin Demirtaş has condemned the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) for killing a Turkish teacher
Rifat Başaran – ANKARA
CHP leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu said on July 23 that Turkey’s Constitutional Court should release the jailed CHP Istanbul lawmaker Enis Berberoğlu based on a February ruling that paved the way for the release of the two Cumhuriyet journalists
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan harshly slammed the attack on the Neve Shalom synagogue by an ultra-nationalist group. The group had claimed the protest was a response to the restrictions on the al-Aqsa mosque
Turkey’s opposition Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) is slated to stage “justice watches” in several provinces across the country until the anniversary of its lawmakers’ arrests, starting from July 25.
ANKARA – Anadolu Agency
A Turkish deputy from the opposition People’s Democratic Party (HDP) could lose his parliamentary seat over absenteeism.