People's Ascent Party
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|Leader||Ragıp Önder Günay|
|Colours||White, red , green|
The People's Ascent Party (Turkish: Halkın Yükselişi Partisi, HYP) is a Turkish political party founded by the Istanbul MP and theologian Yaşar Nuri Öztürk on 16 February 2005, adopting the principles of a democratic state of law.
In its manifesto, the party claims to be an advocate of social democracy, seeking to benefit Turkey and the Turkish people on the basis of a participatory and pluralistic democratic platform.
On 22 November 2009 Ragıp Önder Günay was elected the new party leader in 4th convention of HYP.
- "Politika - HYP Genel Başkanlığa Ragıp Önder Günay seçildi", Zaman, 25 November 2009