September 24 2020
Perpetrators, now, know that no matter what they do, they will not be punished. They will walk free; at worst, they will be sentenced to the minimum penalty. They know how to convey certain messages to certain people. The worst part is that it is the government that taught them these clues over time.
Conservative circles, including KADEM, regard the concept of equality as narrow and inadequate. According to them, the history of the world’s women’s rights movement has been rotating around a narrow and inadequate concept. Furthermore, they argue that women cannot exist without the family.
Girls are always the topic of political discussion in this country. Since the parliament formed that notorious divorce commission in 2015, we have been discussing early marriages and abuse. Statistics have shown an increase in abuse. This is the consequence of a government that has been obsessed with pardoning abusers “despite the general view of the public.”
There are no foreign currency reserves left in the Central Bank and the budget debt to be paid in one year is 170 billion dollars. The free masks for your citizens have not arrived yet, but you are sending masks to 55 countries. Local governments are trying to support their residents, and you even block that.
Are we obliged to turn in a person suspected of carrying the coronavirus? Yes, the laws oblige us to do so. The Turkish Penal Code, Article 432 states conditions for involuntary internment as a protective measure. Would a person not following the rules of quarantine be prosecuted? Yes, they would. Article 195 in Turkish Penal Code is very clear.
Suspension or partial pardon for a sentence if an abused child marries the abuser, would create a perception of "impunity" and therefore increase number of abuse crimes. This regulation means legitimization, normalization, decriminalization of sexual abuse crimes; it means the state itself is encouraging people with abuse potential to go ahead and commit the abuse crimes.