Republican People's Party
A Republican People?s Party (CHP) deputy has filed a parliamentary question for Prime Minister Ahmet Davuto?lu to answer about the death of a 12-year-old boy in Turkey?s southeastern district of Cizre, stating either Davuto?lu and the interior minister lied before the public or they were misinformed.
Main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) Ankara deputy Gülsün Bilgehan, has been elected as Chairperson of the Committee on Equality and Non-Discrimination of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, becoming the first Turkish politician ever to be selected to the top post for a second time.
Turkey's opposition issues a final call to AKP deputies, imploring them not to absolve four ex-ministers on corruption claims Leaders of all opposition parties in Turkey's parliament have exhorted ruling party colleagues to vote in favor of sending four ex-ministers to the Supreme Council so that they can answer charges of corruption.
Turkish cabinet members "may get right to block internet"
ANKARA -- The Turkish prime minister and any cabinet member could be given the right to block any website, without a court order.
A new bill submitted to the Turkish parliament envisages that government members may use this right "for broad reasons such as protection of public order," the daily Hurriyet reported.