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Ms Aysu BANKOĞLU (Türkiye, SOC)

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

Working language: English

Declarations of interests:
2024 , 2023


In the political groups

  • Member: Socialists, Democrats and Greens Group since 23/01/2023

In the Assembly

  • since 09/10/2023 Representative - Türkiye
  • from 23/01/2023 to 08/10/2023 Substitute - Türkiye

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

  • Full Member: Committee on Equality and Non-Discrimination (since 22/01/2024)
  • Full Member: Committee on Culture, Science, Education and Media (from 09/10/2023 to 21/01/2024)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on Culture, Diversity and Heritage (from 12/10/2023 to 21/01/2024)
  • Alternate of Mr Yunus EMRE (Full Member): Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights (since 09/10/2023)
  • Alternate of Ms Gökçe GÖKÇEN (Full Member): Committee on Equality and Non-Discrimination (from 09/10/2023 to 21/01/2024)
  • Alternate of Ms Meryem GÖKA (Full Member): Sub-Committee on Gender Equality (since 23/01/2024)
  • Alternate of Ms Zeynep YILDIZ (Full Member): Sub-Committee on Media and Information Society (from 12/10/2023 to 21/01/2024)


Last speeches

25/06/2024 | 17:09:22 Thank you, Madam chair, I thank Ms Petra BAYR for this Report which rightly emphasises the increased challenges and risks that women human rights defenders face with the rise of populism. I take pride in stating that these defenders in Türkiye constitute a significant opposition to the patriarchal mindset of the government. As a parliamentarian, and more importantly, as one of the thousands of women participating relentless women’s rights activism in Türkiye, I dedicate my words today to... 26/01/2024 | 11:17:45 Thank you, Mister Chairman. Dear colleagues, I want to express my gratitude to Mr Pierre-Alain FRIDEZ and the colleagues who contributed to the report addressing the need for comprehensive measures to recognise, address, and prevent child abuse. As our founder, Atatürk, stated, children are the assurance of our future and our joy in life. Therefore, I believe the destructive consequences of the abuse of children are not only the victims, but also on the whole of humankind. The report... 25/01/2024 | 18:55:47 Mister Chairman, Dear colleagues, January is month of sorrow in Türkiye. An investigator journalist and author Uğur Mumcu who dedicated his life to democratic and secular society, was murdered by a bomb attack, 31 years ago, on the 24th of January. Writer and journalist Hrant Dink was murdered, 17 years ago, on the 19th of January. Journalist, Metin Göktepe was murdered on January 8, 1996. We all call them as a martyr of democracy. Therefore, discussing the right of freedom of expression in...