Motion on the Situation of Parliamentarians in Turkey (submitted by CHP, Turkey and approved by the Council)

ATHENS COUNCIL: Arab world - Middle East peace - nuclear energy, 1-2 July 2011


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.