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Ms Zeynep YILDIZ

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AK Party

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

Working language: English

Declarations of interests:
2021 , 2020


In the political groups

  • Member: Members not belonging to a Political Group since 01/07/2019
  • Member: Free Democrats Group from 08/10/2018 to 30/06/2019

In the Assembly

  • since 08/10/2018 Substitute - Turkey

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

  • Alternate of Mr Yıldırım Tuğrul TÜRKEŞ (Full Member): Committee on Political Affairs and Democracy (from 30/09/2019 to 14/09/2020)
  • Alternate of Mr Yıldırım Tuğrul TÜRKEŞ (Full Member): Committee on Migration, Refugees and Displaced Persons (from 30/09/2019 to 14/09/2020)


Last speeches

28/01/2021 | 13:31:26 (Undelivered speech, Rules of Procedure Art. 31.2) Dear President, Dear Colleagues, I appreciate the work done by the rapporteur. His report objectively outlines how ethnic profiling can encounter an ordinary person in his or her daily life. It is beyond doubt that the ethnic profiling is an insidious type of racial discrimination that affects the lives of millions. I do regard this issue significant and it is worth to pay special attention since it results in breach of fundamental human... 27/01/2021 | 11:15:59 Thank you, Mister President. Dear Colleagues, The COVID-19 pandemic is the defining global health crisis of our time and the greatest challenge we have faced since World War II. Since its emergence in Asia late last year, the virus has spread to every continent except Antarctica. Vaccines are giving us real hope of bringing the pandemic under control in the next 12 months and returning life to a semblance of normal. One year on since the WHO issued is first disease outbreak news about this... 30/01/2020 | 20:02:11 (Undelivered speech, Rules of Procedure Art. 31.2) Dear President, Dear Colleagues, I am pleased to have opportunity to debate this critical issue since it has humanitarian and political impacts on not only the Middle East and North Africa, but also Europe. Libya has hardly had stable government after the overthrow of Muammar Gaddafi in 2011. Since then, measures taken through military means has deepened crisis rather than providing a solution. Therefore, I would like to stress that current... 30/01/2020 | 11:59:46 Thank you, Mister President. Dear colleagues, First of all there is no universally accepted definition for political prisoners. However, a political prisoner is generally defined as a person who is imprisoned for his or her political activities. In October 2012 the Assembly became the first major intergovernmental organization to approve a concrete criteria for what defines a political prisoner. What all conceptualization of the term political prisoner have in common is their acknowledgement... 28/01/2020 | 19:38:19 Thank you, President. Dear colleagues, Some evaluations regarding Turkey in the report have, unfortunately, failed to show moderation. The most striking example of this situation is accusing Turkey of abusing the penal code and anti-terror laws. First of all, Turkey is a state of law. In our judicial system, the appeal processes function properly. If a defendant is not satisfied with the decision of the first instance court, they may appeal to the higher courts and demand for their rights...