hdp Tag Archive

HDP operation: which MPs have been arrested?

Live spreadsheet listing the status of MPs from the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democracy Party (HDP) following Friday morning's wave of arrests...

Turkey centralises 28 mostly Kurdish local authorities

An interactive map of the councils seized by Turkish authorities under state of emergency powers...

Turkey’s toothy smile of unity

Ignoring the country’s most successful Kurdish party does not bode well for peace in the southeast...

Gone: Hakkari and Şırnak

Turkey’s government is planning a wholesale reorganisation of the two provinces in the country’s far southeast, according to proposals laid before parliament...

What is the news like on Turkish TV?

The state of Turkey's newspapers receives extensive attention abroad, but little is known about the television news bulletins watched by tens of millions each night...

Turkey’s free and unfair election

Last Sunday's result astonished us all, even though it was what the people of Turkey voted for. That doesn't mean it was fair. ...

LIVE: Turkey votes November 2015

Live coverage of the voting, results, trends and reaction to Turkey's parliamentary election on 1 November 2015...

Turkey votes again

Our final predictions: slightly stronger AK Party, stronger CHP, slightly weaker nationalists, a Kurdish party in third place...

Dropping the gun

Calls to abolish compulsory military service in Turkey are becoming increasingly mainstream...

Three things that could ignite Turkey’s election

A series of important but low-key developments over the weekend could revolutionise Turkish politics in the seven months before next year's general election...