Monthly Archive: September 2020

Clashes at Azerbaijan-Armenian border raise concerns

Azerbaijan and Armenia have been involved in an alarming border clash, with both parties accusing each other of targetting civilians in border villages in Nagorno-Karabakh on Sept. 27.Azerbaijan’s defense ministry said Armenia attacked civilian...

HDP detentions: Is party closure next?

I cannot explain the recent detention of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) members and representatives in terms of law, so let’s try to look into it in terms of political balances and meaning. Why...

European Parliament members slam HDP detentions

Several members of the European Parliament have condemned Turkey over the detention of Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) members and former deputies, according to a report compiled by Duvar English.The Progressive Alliance of Socialists and...

Risks of EU’s ‘Turkish Empire’ warning

High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell Fontelles delivered a speech concerning Turkey in the European Parliament on Sept. 15. In the core part of his speech, he named...