HADEP

AcronymDefinition
HADEPHalkin Demokrasi Partisi (Peoples Democracy Party, Turkey)
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In spite of the repression, HADEP won close to 5 percent of the popular vote nationally and again scored up to 65 percent in certain provinces in the elections on April 18, winning many of the municipalities in Kurdish cities.
Saying that both parties accuse each other of creating obstacles to the process, Kyylyycdaroy-lu said that soon after the announcement of the roadmap on Saturday, HADEP stated that the main obstacle to the success of the settlement process is the AK Party.
MEPs also condemned the political persecution of such political parties as HADEP and DEHAP.
Although they were eventually released a few days later under intense US and EU pressure, the state tried to delegitimize what it perceived was a political offensive by HADEP and, in particular, its mayors.
The mayors, elected in April in polls that saw sweeping gains for their Kurdish HADEP party, are charged with helping Kurdistan Workers' Party guerrillas.
Saying that both parties accuse each other of creating obstacles to the process, Kylycdaroy-lu said that soon after the announcement of the roadmap on Saturday, HADEP stated that the main obstacle to the success of the settlement process is the AK Party.
HEP was banned on July 14, 1993, but it was followed by other pro-Kurdish parties including the DEP (banned in June 1994), HADEP (banned in 2003), and DTP (banned in December 2009).
The pro-Kurdish People's Democracy Party (HADEP) was also rumoured to be interested in this alliance, which could involve the leftist Labour Party (EMEP), but HADEP has problems of its own.
In analytical terms, it is useful to divide the principal political parties in Turkey into three distinct categories: 1) right of center political parties, including Motherland and the True Path; 2) left of center political parties, including the Republican People's Party and Ecevit's Democratic Left; and 3) fringe political parties with anti-systemic orientations, including the pro-Islamist Virtue Party, the extreme Nationalist Action Party and ethnic nationalist HADEP, a party that seeks to represent the rights of the Kurdish minority in the southeastern part of the country The electoral performance of the "Nationalist Action coalition" and the "Virtue-Welfare coalition" are displayed separately in Table 1-A.
Ankara is also urged to review its decision to ban HADEP (a pro-Kurd party).
Look at those] who were delighted by Turkey's EU candidacy: Greece, the Patriarch of the Fener Rum Orthodox Church Bartholomeos, the Greek Cypriot, the PKK supporters who in fact demonstrated against our candidacy in Europe, HADEP and Apo (Abdullah Ocalan).
MEPs notably demand that the case against the HADEP party be dropped, and urge the Turkish Grand National Assembly to amend the law on political parties to remove all discrimination.