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Türkiye Büyük Millet Meclisi (T.B.M.M) (Grand National Assembly of Turkey)

The IPU data corresponds to the lower chamber if the parliament is bicameral. For information about upper chambers, refer to Parline

Women in parliament
17.32%
of MPs are women
Youth in parliament
28.67%
of MPs are under 45
MPs' human rights
58
cases currently treated by the Committee on the Human Rights of MPs
  • Population 78.27 million people
  • Number of MPs 600 MPs
  • Legislature unicameral
  • Last election Jun 2018
  • IPU Membership
  • Common principles signatory
  • Website www.tbmm.gov.tr
  • More data from Parline

This page contains the latest IPU news and data for this parliament. The percentage of women in parliament and the percentage of youth participation correspond to the lower chamber if the parliament is bicameral. The number of MP human rights cases corresponds to the latest decisions of the IPU Committee on the Human Rights of Parliamentarians.

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Press releases
Man in prison

IPU concerned about vulnerability of detained MPs during pandemic

The IPU is increasingly concerned about parliamentarians in detention during the COVID-19 pandemic due to greater risks of infection in overcrowded and confined spaces. In its first virtual sitting, the IPU Committee on the Human Rights of Parliamentarians paid particular
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Press releases
Jean Wyllys

IPU figures reveal most human rights violations against parliamentarians are State-sponsored

In the lead-up to Human Rights Day on 10 December, the IPU has announced its yearly figures of alleged human rights violations against members of parliament in 2019. The IPU Committee on the Human Rights of Parliamentarians, a unique mechanism
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Press releases
Seham Sergiwa

Record number of new cases of persecuted parliamentarians in the world

At the 141st IPU Assembly in Belgrade, Serbia, IPU Member Parliaments condemned human rights violations against a record number of new cases of abused MPs.
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Press releases
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#IPU140: IPU calls for actions to defend persecuted MPs worldwide

At the 140th IPU Assembly in Doha, Qatar, the global parliamentary community strongly condemned human rights violations against MPs worldwide. At the Assembly, the IPU Committee on the Human Rights of Parliamentarians, the only international body with an exclusive remit to support MPs in danger, recommended action in the cases of 187 parliamentarians in a dozen countries whose human rights have been violated.
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