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Fazilet Partisi
Fazilet Partisi

Virtue Party (Turkish: Fazilet Partisi) was a political party in Turkey. It was found unconstitutional by Constitutional Court and then banned in 2001. After the party's ban, the party MPs founded two parties: reformist Justice and Development Party (AKP) and traditionalist Felicity Party (SP). Turkey is a secular, republican parliamentary democracy. ... Presidential flag of Turkey. ... There have been ten Presidents of the Republic of Turkey since its inception. ... Ahmet Necdet Sezers mom (born September 13, 1941 in Afyonkarahisar) is the tenth and current President of the Republic of Turkey. ... This is a chronological list of every government formed by the Prime Ministers of the Republic of Turkey. ... Recep Tayyip Erdoğan (born February 26, 1954), became the Prime Minister of Turkey on March 14, 2003. ... The Grand National Assembly (Türkiye Büyük Millet Meclisi in Turkish) is the unicameral parliament of Turkey which carries out legislative functions. ... Bülent Arınç (1948) is a Turkish politician and the 22nd Speaker of the Parliament of Turkey. ... Political parties in Turkey lists political parties in Turkey. ... Elections in Turkey gives information on election and election results in Turkey. ... The 11th President of Turkey will be elected by the Turkish Grand National Assembly in late April and early May 2007 onwards (in at most four rounds of voting to be held on 27 April 2007, 2 May 2007, 9 May 2007 and 15 May 2007[1]), before Ahmet Necdet... Turkeys 16th general election is scheduled to be held on 4 November 2007, at the end of a full five-year term. ... Foreign relations of the Republic of Turkey are primarily with the Western world and its neigboring countries. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... The National Security Council (Milli Güvenlik Kurulu (MGK) in Turkish) is a powerful body that unites the top civilian and military leaders, and issues ‘recommendations’ to the government upon all matters vaguely defined as touching on the security of the state of the Turkish Republic. ... It has been suggested that Human rights of Kurdish people in Turkey be merged into this article or section. ... // Since the establishment of the republic in 1923, there has been a strong tradition of secularism in Turkey. ... Please wikify (format) this article or section as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ... Provinces of Turkey are called iller in Turkish (singular is il, see Turkish alphabet for capitalization of i). ... The provinces of Turkey are divided into 923 districts (ilçeler; sing. ... Below each region you will find associated Cities with the region. ... Information on politics by country is available for every country, including both de jure and de facto independent states, inhabited dependent territories, as well as areas of special sovereignty. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Justice and Development Party (Turkish: Adalet ve Kalkınma Partisi or AKP, or AK Parti[1]) is a right-wing, moderately conservative Turkish political party. ... The Felicity Party (Saadet Partisi) is a Islamist political party in Turkey. ...


Founders of Fazilet Partisi were also active members of Milli Nizam Partisi, Milli Selamet Partisi and Refah Partisi. The Virtue Party was the first party in this tradition to have genuine intra-party democracy. In the party congress in 2000, the candidate of reformist faction Abdullah Gul gained considerable support to challenge the traditionalist candidate and the party leader Recai Kutan.[citation needed] Milli Selâmet Partisi The National Salvation Party (Milli Selâmet Partisi) was a political party in Turkey founded on 11 October 1972 as the successor of the banned National Order Party (Milli Nizam Partisi, MNP). ... The Welfare Party (Refah Partisi) in Turkey was founded by Ahmed Tekdal in Ankara in 1983. ...


Merve Kavakçı, the female elected MP who was banned from swearing her oath in Parliament because she wore hijab, was a Virtue Party member. Merve Kavakçı was a Turkish politician, who was elected as a Virtue Party deputy for Istanbul on April 18, 1999. ... An oath (from Old Saxon eoth) is either a promise or a statement of fact calling upon something or someone that the oath maker considers sacred, usually a god, as a witness to the binding nature of the promise or the truth of the statement of fact. ... Illustration of an Islamic headscarf Hijab or ħijāb () is the Arabic term for cover (noun), based on the root حجب meaning to veil, to cover (verb), to screen, to shelter In some Arabic-speaking countries and Western countries, the word hijab primarily refers to womens head and body covering...


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"Turkey Shuts Down the Islamists . . . Again" (July 2001) (2711 words)
Virtue had its hard-liners, to be sure, but it also had plenty of moderates and centrists, particularly among the younger members.
The symbol of the Motherland Party, the beehive, was deliberately borrowed from the Mormons and the state of Utah.
The Virtue Party was banned because its activities stood in violation of the 1982 Turkish Constitution.
World Press Review - Turkish News - Virtue Party - Saadet Party - Kutan - Erdogan (866 words)
When, on June 22, the court banned the country's leading opposition party, ruling it violated the Turkish constitution's commitment to secular government, commentators in Turkey were quick to cry foul.
In accordance with the court's decision, the pro-Islamist Virtue Party (FP)'s funds were confiscated and two of its deputies, Nazli Ilicak and Bekir Sobaci, were removed from their seats in Parliament.
By allowing the party's remaining 100 deputies to keep their posts, however, the court managed to avert a snap election and potential political crisis.
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