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Mr Yunus EMRE

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Representative
Deputy
CHP

Türkiye Büyük Millet Meclisi (TBMM)
TR - 06543 - ANKARA
Turkey

Working language: English

Declarations of interests:
2021 , 2020 , 2019

Mandates

In the political groups

  • Member: Socialists, Democrats and Greens Group since 08/10/2018

In the Assembly

  • since 08/10/2018 Representative - Turkey

In the committee(s) and sub-committee(s)

  • Full Member: Committee on Culture, Science, Education and Media (since 08/10/2018)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on Media and Information Society (since 11/10/2018)
  • Alternate of Ms Selin SAYEK BÖKE (Full Member): Committee on Equality and Non-Discrimination (since 08/10/2018)

Interventions

Last speeches

22/06/2021 | 10:06:03 Mister President, First of all I would like to thank Mr Roberto RAMPI for this important report. The concept of people's right to know, will be one of the crucial aspects of discussions on democracy in the forthcoming periods. As elaborated in the report, the right to know is directly related with the democratic participation of citizens and an accountable government is not possible in the absence of this right. So this concept will occupy a greater place in the discussions on democracy in... 22/04/2021 | 13:06:54 (Undelivered speech, Rules of Procedure Art. 31.2) "In this assembly like many in the world, parliamentarians generally start their speeches stating how delighted they are to talk about the report under consideration. But as a member of this assembly, I witnessed many reports about my country and I could never feel delighted about the situation. It wasn't what's written in the report that made me sad. what made me sad has been the situation in my country. We have had extensive problems in the... 28/01/2021 | 12:09:02 Thank you chair. Dear colleagues,  First of all, I would like to thank Mr Boriss CILEVIČS for this important report. As politicians, we focus on issues that we consider big issues or so-called "high politics". However, we ignore issues of everyday life that are thought to be small, but those issues cause huge an unjust sufferings. One may suggest that, "What happens if a person is stopped? Dozens of people are stopped every day". However, when you read the report, you clearly see that the... 31/01/2020 | 10:40:14 Thank you, Chair. I thank Mr Frithjof SCHMIDT for this report dealing with one of the most crucial questions of today's digital age. The impact of disinformation on democratic procedures and on democracy itself. Many works and reports cited in this report revealed a wide range of dangers owing to abusive practices of digital platforms and social media, such as the Cambridge Analytica scandal, foreign electoral intervention, fake news, disinformation, political ads, and so on. This is a huge... 12/04/2019 | 11:37:10 I thank Mr José CEPEDA for the report, which deals with one of the most crucial questions of our digital age. I completely agree with the general idea of the report: yes, social media comes with its benefits, but also with certain threats. Its benefits are quite obvious – it is increasing social capital, promoting political participation, creating an additional public sphere where minorities can take part in discussions, and so on – yet if the necessary steps are not taken by the...

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