Topic: Selahattin Demirtas

The Republican People s Party CHP and citizens held a protest against high electricity and natural gas bills in Kadikoy, Istanbul, Turkey on 12.02.2022 (photo: Tolga Ildun/ZUMA Wire/imago images)

Turkish opposition

Courting Turkey’s disenchanted electorate

Turkey's Nation Alliance opposition leaders: Republican People's Party (CHP) chair Kemal Kilicdaroglu (left) and populist Good Party (IYI) chair Meral Aksener (photo: DHA)

Turkey

Joint Kurdish plan? Turkish opposition hope for election boost

Opposition politician Canan Kaftancioglu of the Kemalist CHP has begun using the government's own tactics against it (photo: Getty Images/AFP/B. Kilic)

Facing down Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan

The chutzpah of opposition politician Canan Kaftancioglu

Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan (photo: Reuters/PPO/M. Cetinmuhurda)

Ankara on the defensive

Pro-Kurdish faction in Recep Tayyip Erdogan's crosshairs

Supporters of the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) celebrate in front of the election co-ordination centre of their mayoral candidate Ekrem Imamoglu in Istanbul, Turkey, 23 June 2019 (photo: Reuters/C. Alkaya)

The Kemalist CHP and the Kurdish HDP

Decision time for Turkeyʹs opposition

Results of presidential and parliamentary elections being followed by Turkish opposition supporters at the Republican People's Party (CHP) headquarters in Ankara, Turkey on 24 June 2018 (photo: picture-alliance/AA/O. Elif Kizil)

Turkeyʹs election results

Erdogan and the three-way split

Turkish soldiers at a checkpoint between Mardin and Cizre (photo: Reuters/Sertar Kayar)

Electioneering in Turkish Kurdistan

Masters of the blame game

Supporters of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan react during an election rally in Istanbul, Turkey, 17 June 2018 (photo: Reuters/Osman Orsal)

Countdown to the Turkish election

Erdogan beats the nationalist drum

Muharrem Ince, seen as a strong contender to end president Recep Tayyip Erdogan's 16 year rule next month and presidential candidate of Turkey's main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP), waves to supporters in Menderes, Turkey on 27 May 2018 (photo: picture alliance/AP Photo/CHP/Z. Koseoglu)

Turkey's snap election

The calculus of alliances

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (photo: Reuters/Turkey Presidential Palace)

The achievements of Erdogan

With me or against me

ALT-Tags: Members of Diyarbakir′s municipal theatre company (photo: Sonja Galler)

Kurdish artists in Diyarbakir

"No room to breathe anymore"

German author and journalist Cigdem Akyol (picture-alliance/dpa/D.Bockwoldt)

Press freedom in Turkey

Writing in a state of fear

Erdogan′s Turkey

Spinning out of control

Erdogan′s supporters in Ankara celebrate the AKP′s victory (photo: Reuters)

Turkey′s general election

"The AKP's nationalist strategy has paid off"

A Turkish F-16 fighter jet (photo: picture-alliance/AA/Veli Gurga)

Erdogan and the Kurdish conflict

A battle for votes

Gulistan Gurbey (photo: private)

Interview with Turkish political scientist Gulistan Gurbey

Litmus test for Turkish democracy

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