Green Left Party
Eylem Tuncaelli (female spokesperson)|
Naci Sönmez (male spokesperson)
|Founded||25 November 2012|
|Headquarters||İzmir 2 Cad. 45/15 Kızılay, Ankara|
|National affiliation||Peoples' Democratic Congress|
|European affiliation||European Green Party|
Green Left Party (Turkish: Yeşil Sol Parti) is a left-libertarian and green party in Turkey. It was founded on 25 November 2012 with the name Greens and the Left Party of the Future (Turkish: Yeşiller ve Sol Gelecek Partisi) as a merger of the Greens Party and the Equality and Democracy Party. The party changed its name in April 2016.
Prominent members include Murat Belge, left-liberal political author and columnist for Taraf; Kutluğ Ataman, filmmaker and contemporary artist; and Ufuk Uras, former Istanbul deputy and president of the Freedom and Solidarity Party.
The party has formally acknowledged the Armenian Genocide.
- Yeşiller ve Sol Gelecek Partisi adını değiştirdi
- "Turkey's Green Party recognizes Armenian Genocide | ARMENPRESS Armenian News Agency". Armenpress.am. Retrieved April 23, 2015.