EUTCC Commentary #10

Written by Harun Ercan

Authoritarianism from Above and Below: Exclusive Nationalism and the Turkish‐Kurdish Conflict


HDP Declaration 

Peoples’ Democratic Party Co-Chairs Pervin Buldan and Prof. Dr. Mithat Sancar announced the declaration “Call for Justice, Democracy and Peace”

HDP calls for a democratic constitution based on equal citizenship with respect towards different cultures, identities, faiths and native languages, ways of life and a secular way of life.


CoE’s Committee of Ministers supervisions of the execution of ECtHR’s judgments in Kavala and Demirtaş cases

The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe has reiterated its call for the release of Osman Kavala and Selahattin Demirtaş.

Osman Kavala:

Selahattin Demirtaş:


Statement by CoE Commissioner for Human Rights on prolongation of Osman Kavala’s detention 

Dunja Mijatovic: The prolongation of detention of Osman Kavala displays contempt for human rights and the rule of law


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