Turkey's Constitutional Court

Top court accepts HDP indictment

Turkey's Constitutional Court has accepted an indictment seeking the closure of the opposition Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP).

The 843-page indictment, which was prepared by Bekir Şahin, the chief prosecutor of the Supreme Court of Appeals, also demands that 451 party members be banned from politics.

Top court accepts indictment seeking HDP's closure

Turkey's Constitutional Court accepted an indictment seeking the closure of the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP), broadcaster CNN Türk has reported.

The top court conducted its first examination on June 21 and unanimously ruled for the acceptance of the indictment.

The indictment will be sent to the HDP for a preliminary defense.

Constitutional Court to conduct first review in case seeking HDP’s closure

Turkey's Constitutional Court will conduct its first examination on June 21 in a case filed for the closure of the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP).

A Constitutional Court rapporteur will complete his examination of the indictment and present it to the delegation, and at the meeting to be held on June 21, they will decide whether the indictment will be accepted or not.

Rapporteur appointed on lawsuit against HDP

The head of Turkey's Constitutional Court on March 19 appointed a rapporteur on a lawsuit filed by the Supreme Court of Appeals' chief prosecutor for the closure of the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP).

According to information received by Anadolu Agency, the examining process of the indictment has started and a rapporteur was appointed.

Top court chair urges local courts to comply with Constitutional Court’s rulings

Administrative and judicial authorities should comply with the verdicts of the Constitutional Court, the top court's chair said on Feb. 9, while emphasizing that ignoring Constitutional Court's decisions may cause the constitution to become dysfunctional.

Top court 2nd time rules violation of rights for former CHP MP

Turkey's Constitutional Court once again ruled on Jan. 21 that the rights of former main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) lawmaker Enis Berberoğlu were breached, noting that the verdict given earlier has not been implemented yet.

CHP Group Deputy Chair Engin Altay has called on high and local courts to meet the demand of the Constitutional Court.