Commentaries #3

Merkel’s  positive  agenda  has collapsed before it started Cengiz Aktar* Executive Summary:  The German Government is desperately trying since years to appease the  Turkish dictatorial regime to the expense of Turkish democrats but also  EU’s core values. Alas, as always with similar regimes appeasement doesn’t work. Today the more the EU appeases the more Erdoğan abuses.   COMMENTARIES #3_Cengiz Aktar_ Merkel’s  positive  agenda  has collapsed before it started  

Newsletter 03/2021

EUTCC Letter to the President of the European Council On the occasion of European Council’s meeting on 25 and 26 March we addressed a letter to EUCO President Charles Michel regarding the developments in Turkey  http://eutcc.net/?p=584 EUTCC Statement on Abdullah Öcalan On 14… Continue reading

Newsletter 02/2021

IHD 2020 reportThe Human Rights Association (IHD) has released its 2020 report on rights violations in Kurdish-majority regions 100+ people subjected to torture & maltreatment 16 civilians lost their lives in the conflict Right to assembly often restrictedhttps://m.bianet.org/english/human-rights/239148-report-documents-rights-violations-in-kurdish-majority-regions-in-2020 Crackdown on… Continue reading

EUTCC Interview

EUTCC Conferences & Political realities in the context of EU, Turkey, Middle East & the Kurds then & now Speakers: EUTCC board members Prof. K. Westrheim, Norway & Prof. M. Gunter, US Moderator: Dr. J. Miley, EUTCC board member, UK  EUTCC Interview… Continue reading

Newsletter 01/2021

European Parliament resolution on the human rights situation in Turkey, notably the case of Selahattin Demirtaş and other prisoners of conscience https://www.europarl.europa.eu/delegations/en/d-tr/documents/ep-resolutions First EUTCC Roundtable Debate The first EUTCC Roundtable Debate, entitled “The US, Turkey and the Middle East: continuities,… Continue reading