Turkey HDP decries ‘siege on democracy’ as it unveils manifesto for Turkish elections

TURKEY’S People’s Democratic Party (HDP) launches its election manifesto in Ankara today, promising to rebuild the country’s democracy with “a new social contract” involving all layers of society.

Speaking at a press conference in Izmir, HDP co-chair Sezai Temelli said the party was campaigning for a stronger presence in parliament.

But he attacked the arbitrary 10 per cent threshold needed for candidates to be elected to Turkey’s Grand Assembly, branding it “a...
source: Morning Star Online

2018-05-16 17:08
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