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The judicial rift in Turkey widens as various parties begin to weigh in on the conflict. Turkish President Erdoğan is firmly aligned with the Court of Cassation, whereas the European Parliament’s Turkey Rapporteur expressed disbelief at the Court of Cassation’s recent actions.
Members of Turkey’s pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Equality and Democracy Party have connected the ongoing judicial crisis to the treatment of Kurdish political prisoners, while lawyer Cengiz Yürekli demands Turkey adheres to the UN’s decision on Abdullah Öcalan’s isolation.
An alleged controversial shift in Turkey’s education system and curriculum may increase the incorporation of Islamic references across various subjects, challenging the already weakened secular approach.
Journalist Bahadır Özgür critically analyses Turkey’s latest urban transformation law, highlighting concerns over unprecedented property grabs and exploitative redevelopment in Istanbul.