CTP demands that 58 new citizenship orders be revoked

The Republican Turkish Party (CTP) filed an appeal this week with the Supreme Administrative Court, demanding that 58 exceptional citizenship orders granted by the Council of Ministers, be rescinded.

The names of the 58 new citizens were were published in the official gazette dated August 9.

According to a statement by the CTP, despite the demand for the cancellation of the citizenships which are considered to have been granted illegally, an interlocutory order was also requested by the court to prevent the persons involved from exercising their civil rights such as buying property, starting up a business or voting until the outcome of the proceedings.


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