Tag: Party dissolution
Legal Possibilities in the Dissolution Case against the Peoples’ Democratic Party in Turkey
—Tolga Şirin, Associate Professor of Constitutional Law, Marmara University, Turkey. Turkish politics involves a graveyard of political parties, which have been dissolved since the Republic’s early years. Unfortunately, the world record in this regard probably belongs to Turkey, where the courts have, so far, dissolved at least twenty-four political parties with communist, Islamist, or pro-Kurdish tendencies.