Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?


The opposition mayor of Istanbul will be imprisoned for four years

The opposition mayor of Istanbul will be imprisoned for four years

The Turkish Electoral Commission has filed a lawsuit Akram Imamoglu The official Anatolia News Agency reported on Friday that a politician from the opposition Kemalist Republican People’s Party (CHP) was against the Istanbul mayor for allegedly insulting publicly members of the board of directors during the 2019 local elections.

It is reported that Turkish prosecutors are demanding a four-year prison term against Imamoglu.

The politician denied the allegations against him during the pre-trial investigation. As he said, he did not speak publicly against a particular person, but “has expressed harsh political criticism.”

According to the semi-government newspaper Sabah, Imamoglu called in a press conference to the idiots who ordered the cancellation of the results of the Istanbul mayoral elections on March 31, 2019, which he won with the ruling party’s candidate, Ben Ali Yildirimel against. The vote was repeated on June 23 of the year because the ruling party challenged the previous result on the basis of irregularities in the counting committees and counters, then the relevant authority supported the appeal and canceled the accreditation of Imamoglu. The move also sparked international criticism.

In a hostile vote, Imamoglu, who started with the colors of the CHP, was elected by a large majority this time. The Recep Tayyip Erdogan The president’s Islamist conservative Justice and Development Party (AKP) lost the leadership of the most populous city at the time for the first time in 15 years.

The CHP is the largest opposition party in the Turkish parliament, and Imamoglu is seen as one of Erdogan’s potential competitors in the 2023 presidential election.

See also  Technology: Human muscle cells are sent into space to learn how to stop aging

Erdogan’s lawyers Kanan CftangiogluThe CHP, the regional president of Istanbul, was also prosecuted for defamation. The Turkish president is demanding half a million Turkish liras (16.6 million forints) in compensation because an opposition politician called Erdogan “the one who occupies the presidency” at a press conference in January in connection with student protests at the prestigious Bogazici (Bosphorus) University. . Students protested the appointment of Erdogan as a university president from the ruling Islamist Conservative Party in early January to head the institution of higher education. Protesters are demanding that the university itself be able to choose its leader.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You May Also Like

Top News

In a harrowing incident that has shaken the community of Lewiston, Maine, a series of shootings on Wednesday evening resulted in a tragic loss...

Top News

President Joe Biden’s abrupt departure from a speech on the U.S. economy at the White House on Monday sent a ripple of speculation and...


A dangerous application appeared in the Apple App Store disguised as a known program. reported the Based on TechCrunch article. Dangerous app in...


Chinese scientists have discovered a little-known type of ore containing a rare earth metal highly sought after for its superconducting properties. The ore, called...

Copyright © 2023 Campus Lately.