Cem Duran Uzun

Cem Duran Uzun

Turkey's State of Emergency Has Targeted FETO

Turkey's State of Emergency Has Targeted FETO

July 15, 2018
After the events during which police officers and the military clashed, the necessary and efficient precautions to have healthy investigations on thousands of suspected military and police officers, civil servants and civilians, to reestablish public order and to reinvigorate the economic life were implemented with the state of emergency.
Does the 1997 Coup Trial Suffice to Confront the History

Does the 1997 Coup Trial Suffice to Confront the History of Coups?

March 3, 2018
The room for maneuver created by the strong reaction to the 2016 coup attempt by the Turkish public and politicians must be well employed. The required actions in this context are that the 1997 coup trial must be concluded, other participants must face the consequences of their actions and all effects of the process must be negated.
Defense Strategies of Putschists An Interview with Dr Hüseyin Aydın

Defense Strategies of Putschists, An Interview with Dr. Hüseyin Aydın

September 28, 2017
The organization's civil administrator Kemal Batmaz didn't say with whom he was staying on the night of the coup on purpose. However, he said the following: "Even if my statement or his testimony can save me, I won't give his name. Even if I were to be executed or imprisoned for a lifetime, I won't give his name."
The Investigation Commission on the State of Emergency Decrees Gets

The Investigation Commission on the State of Emergency Decrees Gets to Work

August 18, 2017
With an aim to monitor the actions taken as part of the decree laws and upon the discussions questioning the review of the decisions, it was decided to establish an investigation Commission on the state of emergency decrees on January 23, 2017.
The Status of the July 15 Coup Trials

The Status of the July 15 Coup Trials

July 12, 2017
Conducted by the Ankara 17th Heavy Penal Court and known to the public as "the July 15 coup attempt lawsuit" or "General Staff main lawsuit", the first hearing of the case commenced on May 22.
The Headscarf Decision of the European Court of Justice

The Headscarf Decision of the European Court of Justice

April 7, 2017
The discourses of Islamophobic parties and politicians whose influence has been increased throughout Europe are effecting all European institutions, including judiciary bodies.
The Judiciary in Turkey s New Presidential System

The Judiciary in Turkey’s New Presidential System

February 1, 2017
The AK Party prepared the Constitutional amendment proposal that included a “Presidential System” and proposed this amendment to the Turkish Parliament after negotiations with the MHP. The core objective of the proposal is to abandon the 1982 Constitutional model, which was drafted following a military regime.
Between the Privilege of Committing Crime and Political Freedoms Parliamentary

Between the Privilege of Committing Crime and Political Freedoms: Parliamentary Immunities in Turkey

April 29, 2016
The AK Party has opted for a collective regulation to remove the immunities of not just the above HDP members but of about 130 lawmakers from all parties, whose dossiers are awaiting process at the Assembly. The AK Party’s motion for a temporary constitutional amendment is an attempt to find public satisfaction without narrowing the sphere of politics.
Turkey's New Constitution Should Mention Beginning of New Political System

Turkey's New Constitution Should Mention Beginning of New Political System

January 11, 2016
Emphasizing that it is not right to associate the new constitution with the presidential system, Cem Duran Uzun also argued that a new constitution could not be considered as 'new,' without the mention of a political system.