Published: 05 May 2010
Turkey needs to modernise its constitution but some of the government’s reform proposals would seriously undermine the independence of the judiciary, Kader Sevinç of the main Turkish opposition party told EurActiv in an interview, accusing Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan of showing “authoritarian” and “un-European” behaviour.
Kader Sevinç is the Brussels-based representative to the EU of CHP, the Republican People’s Party. Led by Deniz Baykal, the CHP is a social democratic and secular political force, the second biggest party in Turkey and the main opposition party in parliament.
She was speaking to Paul Hutchison.Kader Sevinc