Prof. Dr. Mithat Sancar

Professor Mithat Sancar is currently Vice Preisident of Turkey’s Parliament for Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) for Mardin Province. Prior to his entry into Turkish politics, Sancar was a Professor of Public and Constitutional Law at Ankara University, on which he has written extensively.  He also co-founded the Ankara-based Human Rights Foundation in 1990 and the Institute of Human Rights in 1999. Sancar also is a columnist for BirGün newspaper.