Venice Commission: Turkey ‘on the road to autocracy’

Turkish Minute March 1, 2017   A body of constitutional law experts has warned of a “one-person regime” in Turkey in the wake of proposed constitutional amendments that will establish an executive-style presidential system in the country, according to a report in the German Süddeutsche Zeitung on Wednesday. The Venice Commission, an advisory body of [...]

April 11th, 2017|News, Turkey: Thirty Days of Shame|

Turkey: Silencing the Media

December 15, 2016 Human Rights Watch (Istanbul) – Turkey’s government has all but silenced independent media in an effort to prevent scrutiny or criticism of its ruthless crackdown on perceived enemies, Human Rights Watch said today. The assault on critical journalism sharpened in 2014 but accelerated after the failed coup attempt in July 2016, denying [...]

April 10th, 2017|News, Turkey: Thirty Days of Shame|

Résumé de la première semaine de « Turquie : les trente jours de la honte »

-COMMUNIQUÉ DE PRESSE- 7 avril 2017 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   Note de l'éditeur : le 3 avril 2017, le Comité national arménien du Canada (CNAC) lancera une campagne médiatique intitulée « Turquie : les trente jours de la honte » visant à informer les Canadiens des violations constantes et flagrantes de la Turquie en matière de droits de [...]

April 7th, 2017|News, Press Release, Turkey: Thirty Days of Shame|

“Turkey: Thirty Days of Shame” Week 1 Summary

-PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   April 7, 2017 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622     Editor’s Note: On April 3, 2017, the Armenian National Committee of Canada (ANCC) launched “Turkey: Thirty Days of Shame“, a campaign aimed at informing and educating Canadians about Turkey’s flagrant and consistent abuses of human rights, disregard to the principles [...]

April 7th, 2017|News, Press Release, Turkey: Thirty Days of Shame|

The increasing incompatibility of the Turkish-Western alliance

By Kyle Mathews OpenCanada October, 2016   It is difficult not to be pessimistic about the direction in which Turkey is headed. The coup against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in July may have failed but the fallout continues, shaking the country’s political system to the core and extending far past the country’s borders.  Turkish-Western relations [...]

April 7th, 2017|News, Turkey: Thirty Days of Shame|

Ralph Peters: Turkish tyrant Erdogan’s very low new low

By Ralph Peters Fox News March 23, 2017   When a political charlatan lacks character as well as imagination, a tantrum in the face of reverses nowadays is apt to climax with him spitting the epithet “Nazi” at opponents.  “Nazi” is the go-to insult wielded by immoral losers everywhere. The latest instance of diplomatic speech-decay [...]

April 6th, 2017|News, Turkey: Thirty Days of Shame|

Le dictateur Turc

Loïc Tassé Mardi, 14 mars 2017 Journal de Montreal   Le gouvernement hollandais a interdit sur son territoire des rassemblements politiques en faveur du président turc Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Il n’en fallait pas davantage pour qu’Erdogan accuse les Pays-Bas de gestes fascistes et nazis. Hier, le vice-premier ministre hollandais lui a répondu qu’il trouvait «dégoûtants» [...]

April 5th, 2017|News, Press Release, Turkey: Thirty Days of Shame|

Turkey Is No Longer a Reliable Ally

By Steven A. Cook and Michael J. Koplow The Wall Street Journal   The failed coup was a clarifying moment. Ankara and Washington don’t share values or interests.   The meeting this week between Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Russian President Vladimir Putin and their vow to expand bilateral relations is the latest sign [...]

April 3rd, 2017|News, Press Release, Turkey: Thirty Days of Shame|

It’s Time to Kick Erdogan’s Turkey Out of NATO

By: Stanley Weiss The Huffington Post   It has always been a matter of historical curiosity that one of the American diplomats who was deeply involved in the creation of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization was named Achilles. As the head of the State Department’s Office of Western European Affairs after World War II and [...]

April 3rd, 2017|News, Press Release, Turkey: Thirty Days of Shame|

Le CNAC lance une campagne « Turquie : les trente jours de la honte » qui révèle le vrai visage de la République de Turquie

-COMMUNIQUÉ DE PRESSE- Le 31 mars 2017 Contact : Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622 Ottawa – Le 3 avril 2017, le Comité national arménien du Canada (CNAC) lancera une campagne médiatique intitulée « Turquie : les trente jours de la honte » visant à informer les Canadiens du déni continuel de la Turquie au sujet du génocide arménien, tout en mettant en lumière [...]

March 31st, 2017|News, Press Release, Turkey: Thirty Days of Shame|