01-02 July 2011
MOTION ON THE SITUATION OF PARLAMENTARIANS IN TURKEY
(submitted by CHP, Turkey and approved by the Council)
In line with the stipulations of the UN International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights as well as the European Convention on Human Rights and the jurisprudence of the European Court of Human Rights,
The Socialist International reiterates that rightfully elected members of Parliament should not be obstructed by judiciary decisions or any other means from undertaking the duties that they have been vested by the people.