Rights and Equality Party

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Rights and Equality Party
Leader Osman Pamukoğlu
Founded September 4, 2008 (2008-09-04)
Headquarters Mareşal Fevzi Çakmak Cad. No:37 Beşevler, Ankara
Ideology Civic nationalism
Left-wing populism
Colours Red, white, black
Official Site
Politics of Turkey
Political parties

Rights and Equality Party (Turkish: Hak ve Eşitlik Partisi, HEPAR) is a political party in Turkey, founded on 4 September 2008 by Osman Pamukoğlu, a former army general known for his military successes against the Kurdistan Workers' Party in the 1990s during the Turkey–PKK conflict.[1]

The party's main manifest is the setting sovereignty, own based economical development and peace for Turkish citizens. The party has 100,000 members as of 2011.[2]

The party claims their ideology as being neither on the right nor left, above all with populist, nationalist aiming social justice for Turkish citizens. The party chairman Osman Pamukoğlu often mentions Mustafa Kemal Atatürk's quote as "Our target is being a merged society with no classes and privileges."[3]

The party has gained 121,814 votes during the 2011 elections, comprising 0.28% of the votes.


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