Turkey’s pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) and the Green Left Party’s stance on supporting opposition candidate Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu in the approaching presidential run-off election remains unchanged, the parties announced on Thursday, despite controversy over a new protocol on the dismissal of pro- Kurdish mayors.
Turkey ranks fifth out of 151 countries in the 2023 Global Slavery Index, it has also been announced. The index defines modern slavery to include forced labour, debt bondage, slavery-like practices, human trafficking, and more.
Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, the presidential candidate of Turkey’s National Alliance, captivated viewers on Wednesday in a highly anticipated online show, challenged with tough questions in an open and unfiltered format.
Elsewhere, Iran has finalised the death sentence of yet another protester. Meanwhile, Amnesty International highlighted the death sentences of seven more Iranians in connection with the country’s nationwide protests.
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