However, democracy cannot be defined as the existence of parliaments and elections alone – Recep Tayyip Erdoğan


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Havlayanlar ve bayram etiyle it tavlayanlar…

 

BenSenO

BizSizOnlar

RiyakârımRiyakârsınRiyakâr

RiyakârızRiyakârsınızRiyakârlar…

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The Political Agenda of the June 2011 General Elections & Que fera M. Erdogan pour le Moyen-Orient après sa victoire dont personne ne doute ?


La Turquie :

A la veille de bouleversement ?

A-t-il bénéficié d’un concours de circonstances qui lui a permis de ton et d’action au point de rogner sur les attributions de l’institution militaire constitutionnellement garante de la laïcité de la Turquie ?

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Siyasiler için “lokum” gibi toplumla seçime giderken…


Seçime günler kaldı! İyi de biz neyi seçeceğiz ?

©Nazmiye Halvaşi

 

Türkiye bir kez daha sandık başına gitmeye hazırlanıyor.

Haftaya Pazar gecesi, dananın kuyruğu kopmuş, ak mı kara mı anlaşılmış olacak.

Sokaklar rengârenk bayraklarla bezenmişken, farklı tonlarda sesler yükseliyor hoparlörlerden…

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Erdogan’s last hurrah…( & implications on foreign affairs…)


The election on June 12th:  a big impact on Turkey’s future

The reach of Turkish companies is spreading. They operate not just across the region but around the globe. Turkey is now the world’s second-biggest maker of flat glass and Europe’s third-biggest producer of televisions. Many construction projects in the Middle East involve Turkish firms and workers. Turkish Airlines, once known by its code letters as “They Hate You”, has turned into a global force as Istanbul, now Europe’s biggest city by far, has become an aviation hub.

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12 Juin Elections : We need an alternative. We need the execution of power checking mechanism…


Turkey&Islam:

Are Muslims competitors for traditional citizens of Europe?

©Yonca Poyraz Doğan

« Turkey today is far beyond the pluralism that we started to experience in the 1950s and then in the post 1990 period. Now we are really debating the Armenian issue, the Kurdish issue, every day. I don’t believe at all that we are in an Islamic republic where everything is under control »

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Freedom of Expression in Turkey & Europe’s Special Reporter…


Council of Europe Special Envoy to Turkey

 

Strasbourg, 30.05.2011 – During a press briefing, Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland today informed journalists that he has appointed Gérard Stoudmann as his Special Envoy to assess the situation of freedom of expression in Turkey, following an invitation made by the Turkish Prime Minister, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in April.

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Who plays the critical role in Turkey’s reform process ?


Turkey’s Future Reforms and the European Union

The European Union (EU) has played a critical role in Turkey’s reform process since the end of the Cold War but over time it has become less central a factor in Turkey’s internal transformation. The goals of “Europeanization” and “democratization” are Continue reading

2011 elections : Critical importance for the future the Turkey.


Political Parties in Turkey:

From 2010 Referendum to 2011 June Elections

Debates on the changing political landscape in the run up to the 2011 elections are of critical importance for the future the Turkey.

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Bugün susarsan, yarın senin başına gelir !


“Bu Tip Şantajlar Hem Çirkin Hem Çok Tehlikeli”

Cumhurbaşkanı Gül, MHP yöneticileri hakkındaki kaset iddialarıyla ilgili olarak, “Bu tip şantajlar hem çirkin, hem çok tehlikeli. Bugün buna olur, yarın başkasına olur. Onun için bu konularda gayet ilkeli durmak ve bunlara hiç prim vermemek gerekir” dedi.

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“Kasetler” döşeli yolda adım adım sandık başına giderken…


Sırt dayanan dağlara kar yağmadan önce…

Günümüzün Türk toplumunu parçalayanlara hep karşı çıkmışımdır !

Cebime giren-çıkan mı var ?

Tam adamına denk düştünüz demektir…

Herkesin bir « takıntısı » yok mudur ! Kimi vakit birden fazlası ?

Düşünmesini, konuşmasını, algılamasını ve de diğer « yaratıklar »a kıyasla en gelişmiş canlı sıfatını taşıyacak da, takıntısı olmayacak…

Mümkün değil…

Hayvanların bile kendilerine özgü takıntıları vardır !

Ancak, konumuz bu değildir…

Ama, arada sırada bir kıyaslama yaparsam da mazur görün !

Üzerinize de alınmayın lütfen…

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Biraz da politika…


There is a House of

60’lı yılların sonu ; İzmir Fuar’ı…

Bir pavyonun fıskiyeli, havuzlu sahnesinde Korhan Atay, « Hayvanlar/Animals »ın unutulmaz melodisini, eşit kalitede, ekibiyle birlikte seslendiriyor !

Okul masraflarını çıkarmak için…

(Dinle)

 

Sonra, kavgalar, gürültüler, 2.Kordon’daki fakültemizdeki boykotlar, dekan odaları basmalar, silâh sesleri, birbirimizi şu veya bu sıfatlarla suçlamalar, tutuklamalar, iki taraf arasında taraf tutmayanlara dayaklar…

Okumamız önüne yine bizden (öğrenciler) olanlarca dikilen engeller !

Ve…

“Kaçış…”

Ver elini Avrupa !

Önce başka ülkeler.

Sonra Belçika…

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Global Leadership & Upheaval in the Middle East…


An Opportunity for Turkey

Turkey doesn’t have much to teach the emerging Middle Eastern democracies, when to us it seems that Turkey is better placed than almost any nation to advise new regimes in Tunisia, Egypt, and potentially Libya, Yemen and the Palestinian territories. Turkey is one of the few Muslim countries that has managed to achieve a meaningful balance between the competing tendencies of Islamism and secularism.

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Erdogan vs Erdogan…


Political risks in Turkey appear to have toned down

 

Turkey faces parliamentary elections on June 12, but the ruling AK party is seen as a near certainly to emerge with another (third term) majority, and the only question is whether it will secure Continue reading

12 June elections : Europe’s hope to be held democratically, in an orderly, peaceful and non-violent environment…


Parliamentary elections in Turkey:

Statement by the PACE pre-electoral delegation…

 

« Growing tension, violence, harassment, imprisonment and detention of Kurdish opposition supporters, including elected officials, and a loss of life in the east and south-east of the country give rise to grave concerns. » Continue reading

Avrupa Konseyi’nden 12 Haziran Seçimleri’ni « Teftiş » ve « Gözleme » heyetleri… (en-fr)


Une délégation de l’APCE effectue une visite pré-électorale en Turquie

Strasbourg 11.05.2011 – Une délégation de l’Assemblée parlementaire du Conseil de l’Europe (APCE), composée de cinq membres et conduite par Kerstin Lundgren (Suède, ADLE), effectuera une mission pré-électorale en Turquie les 17 et 18 mai, en vue des élections législatives qui se dérouleront dans le pays le 12 juin 2011. La délégation évaluera la préparation de l’élection et la campagne électorale.

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