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Ms Zeynep YILDIZ

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Substitute
Deputy
AK Party

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

zeynep.yildiz@tbmm.gov.tr

Working language: English

Declarations of interests:
2020

Roles

Membership of political groups

  • Member: Members not belonging to a Political Group

Assembly Member

  • since 08/10/2018 Substitute-Turkey

Interventions

Last speeches

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 stal... 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 of ... 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. Last ...

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