Selahattin Demirtaş

İYİ Party, SP candidates reach 100,000 signatures to run in elections

İYİ (Good) Party leader Meral Akşener and Felicity Party (SP) leader Temel Karamollaoğlu have collected the required 100,000 signatures to be a presidential candidate and qualify to run in the presidential elections against President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Muharrem İnce and Selahattin Demirtaş. 

Turkish opposition candidate İnce calls on Erdoğan to release Demirtaş from jail

The presidential candidate for Turkey's main opposition on May 5 called for the release of Selahattin Demirtaş, former co-chair of Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP), challenging President Tayyip Erdoğan to "let us race like men" in next month's snap elections.

Indictments against me plot by FETÖ members: Ex-HDP co-chair Demirtaş

Imprisoned former Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) co-chair Selahattin Demirtaş said on April 11 that all summary of proceedings prepared against him were a "plot" by Fethullahist Terrorist Organization (FETÖ) members, during a trial overseen by the Ankara 19th Criminal Court.

Indictments were produced by FETÖ members: Jailed former HDP co-chair Demirtaş

Selahattin Demirtaş, the imprisoned former co-leader of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), has said the indictments in the case in which he is being tried were prepared by now-imprisoned Fethullahist Terrorist Organization (FETÖ) suspects in the judiciary.