Man saves calf with kiss of life

A shepherd in the Black Sea province of Tokat has saved the life of a newborn calf that was unable to breathe after being born by administering CPR, giving it the kiss of life.
According to footage taken by a mobile phone and uploaded on social media, one of the cows of Şahbaz Gül, a shepherd living in the Kapıcı village of the Almus district, gave birth to a calf.

Turkey’s justice minister backs inclusive constitution

Turkey's justice minister said on Feb. 12 that he wants to create an inclusive Constitution as the country begins debates on a new set of laws. 

"Our first duty is to make a Constitution that every part of [society] would say 'this is my Constitution,'" said Abdulhamit Gül during an interview with TRT Haber, Turkey's state-run news channel.

Gov’t plans to discuss changes in electoral law with parties, says minister

The Turkish government is planning to discuss some "essential changes" in the country's electoral law with all political parties, Justice Minister Abdulhamit Gül said on June 15.

Speaking in an interview with state-run Anadolu Agency, Gül said that the government is approaching all issues by thinking how the matter will affect democracy, the rule of law and the nation's common will.

Election law should be revised: Justice minister


Considering and preparing a new election law is useful and necessary, Turkey's justice minister said on June 8. 

Abdulhamit Gül evaluated the agenda in an appearance on journalist Cüneyt Özdemir's YouTube channel.

Three former opposition party lawmakers were sent to prison last Friday, a day after parliament revoked their seats.

Prison staff to be isolated after shifts

Employees in Turkey's prisons will go into isolation for a "determined time span" and will not immediately go to their homes after their shifts, the justice minister has said.

"As of [March 30], prison staff will not be sent to their homes for a determined timespan and will stay at isolated locations," Abdulhamit Gül said on March 30.