game becomes a battlefield in Turkish politics #TurkeyElections

A simple, multiplayer game on the web has become the latest battleground for Turkish politics ahead of the June 7 general election, gaming website Kotaku has reported.
Three LGBTI associations have condemned homophobic news items published by a number of Turkish media outlets against an openly gay candidate running for the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) in the upcoming elections, news portal bianet has reported.
Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) is systematically trying to undermine the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) to prevent it from crossing the 10 percent threshold in the June 7 election, main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said
Constitutionally barred from party politics as head of state, Turkey’s president has expressed his discomfort with criticism of the government by opposition parties when he served as prime minister
Turkey’s liberal west gears up for election
We talked to journalists and candidates from HDP, AKP and independent candidates from HÜDA-PAR; will there be an electoral realignment, how the President’s behavior and resolution process affect voters and how does election battle go?
Turkey’s top election board has now rejected for a fourth time the Peoples’ Democratic Party’s (HDP) complaints regarding the president’s rallies alleged to be in favor of the ruling party
The mayor of the Gürsu district in Turkey’s western province of Bursa was shot at his office along with his security guard on May 20
Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) leader Bahçeli has accused President Erdoğan of holding “pirate” election rallies to ask people to vote for the government, stressing he did not recognize Erdoğan as the president of Turkey.
Turkey’s social democratic main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) has revealed another economic pledge, this time a strategic one with less than three weeks left before the critical June 7 elections
The Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) has received a number of reports of planned assassinations against the party’s co-chair, Selahattin Demirtaş, HDP Istanbul deputy Sırrı Süreyya Önder has said
Deputy PM Yalçın Akdoğan has said the Kurdish peace process could come to an end if the Kurdish-oriented Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) passes the 10 percent threshold during the upcoming general elections.

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