Anatolia Party

Former presidential candidate, CHP dissident İnce launches ‘Motherland Movement’

Turkey has both a government and an opposition problem and needs to exit this current political stalemate, Muharrem İnce, a former main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) presidential candidate and a party dissident, has said, announcing the launch of his "Motherland Movement in 1,000 days" as an alternative to existing political parties.

Turkish elections with a transgender candidate

Turkish transgender woman Deva Ozenen didn’t know if she’d ever find a way out of prostitution twenty years ago. She faced daily discrimination and violence and sex work was all she could do to support herself. Now, the tide has turned in Turkey and the 37-year-old is making history by vying for a seat in Turkish Parliament on June 7.