People ' s Party
Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, the leader of the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP), has underlined that parliamentary immunity is a must in safeguarding parliamentarians in the absence of judicial independence, while commenting about an ongoing discussion following the submission of summary of proceedings against 33 MPs including many from the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP).
Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) leader Devlet Bahçeli on March 2 reiterated his call for the closure of the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP).
He also urged the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) and İYİ (Good) Party to "clarify" their positions for the summary of proceedings prepared to lift the immunity of HDP MPs.
Turkish Parliament Speaker Mustafa Şentop has informed that the parliament has received summary proceedings against 33 lawmakers, including those from the ranks of the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP).
"A total of 33 summary proceedings were sent to the parliament last night. They include the members of the HDP as well," he told the reporters on Feb. 24.