Freedom and Equality Party

The Freedom and Equality Party (Turkish: Özgürlük ve Eşitlik Partisi, ÖZEP) was a short-lived pro-Kurdish rights party in Turkey. The party was created in June 1992 before the People's Labor Party (HEP) was banned in July 1993 by the 18 deputies of the HEP. ÖZEP later joined HEP again.[1]

Freedom and Democracy Party
Özgürlük ve Eşitlik Partisi
FoundedJune 25, 1992 (1992-06-25)
Banned1993 (1993)
Preceded byPeople's Labor Party
Merged intoPeople's Labor Party
IdeologySocial democracy
Kurdish nationalism
Political positionCentre-left

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