Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s win in the May 28 second round of the Turkish presidential elections has sent a wave of concern and dread through democratic circles and the large Kurdish minority, reports Peter Boyle.
2023 Turkish elections
The Turkish general election on May 14 had mixed results, reports Peter Boyle. A run off for the presidential poll will take place on May 28, amid of electoral irregularities, while the far-right AKP failed to win a majority in the Assembly.
Kenan Bircan, the Sydney representative of the Green Left Party (Yeşil Sol Parti) in Turkey, discusses its campaign for the May 14 general election.
The Green Left Party (Yeşil Sol Parti) campaign for the May 14 Turkish general election was launched in western Sydney on April 22.
An animated short film made by a group of women and artists in Rojhelat (East Kurdistan) in Iran will screen at the Love, Art and Revolution Film Festival in Sydney, reports Peter Boyle.
The People’s Democratic Party will likely be forced to use a different party name in the May 14 snap poll, due to a politically motivated trial against it, reports Susan Price.
People’s Democratic Party (HDP) Foreign Affairs Commission co-spokesperson Hişyar Özsoy discusses Turkey’s growing international presence, domestic politics, and how the party is preparing for next June’s elections.