Turkish gov’t prosecutes 261 people over social media posts in a...

The Turkish government has investigated 376 social media accounts and taken legal action against 261 users over the last week (Sept.10-Sept.17) on accusations of...
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New report reveals unprecedented clampdown on foreign journalists in Turkey

Turkey, the most notorious country in the world in terms of jailing journalists, with 237 currently behind bars, has also come after foreign reporters...

Jailed Turkish journalist Aydın: I am about to drown, I want a little oxygen

Turkish journalist Hüseyin Aydın, who has been held in İstanbul's notorious Silivri Prison for more than two years, has expressed his feelings in a...

Jailed Turkish journalist Parıldak says she wants to destroy perception of her as a...

Turkish journalist Ayşenur Parıldak, a former Zaman daily reporter who was given seven years, six months in prison on charges of membership in a...

6,033 people taken to court over allegedly insulting Turkish President Erdoğan in 2017

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan filed criminal complaints against 6,033 people in 2017 over alleged insults of him, with 2,099 of them sentenced by...

Int’l law associations urge UN to pressure Turkish gov’t over persecution of legal professionals

Three international law associations have urged the United Nations to enter into urgent dialogue with the Turkish government with a view to ending the...

Turkish prosecutor requests arrest of 28 workers detained at İstanbul’s third airport

A Turkish prosecutor has requested the court to arrest 28 workers who were among hundreds detained last week during a strike protesting dangerous working...

Turkish court releases pro-Kurdish journalist Duran from prison for health reasons

A Turkish court ruled on Monday to release jailed journalist Metin Duran from prison following a report issued by Turkey's Institute of Forensic Medicine...

Turkish court releases Erdoğan critic Hanifi Barış, a Scottish university academic

Lawyer Hanifi Barış, an outspoken Aberdeen University academic who has been jailed in Turkey since July 4, 2018 for posting critical comments on social...

Provincial mayor resigns after ‘resisting’ Turkish gov’t’s demand for days

Enver Yılmaz, mayor of the northern Turkish city of Ordu, has resigned after first reportedly rejecting a call from the ruling Justice and Development...

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Clampdown on foreign journalists in Turkey

Download PDF   Turkey, the most notorious country in the world in terms of jailing journalists, with 237 currently behind bars, has also come after foreign...

Free Thought under Siege in Turkey: the Crackdown on Education

Download PDF   - Crackdown on education sector in Turkey victimized nearly 100,000 teachers and academics The crackdown on critical thinking in Turkey with an unprecedented witch...

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Download PDF   Turkey has expanded its witch hunt against critics to Sweden, using government institutions, affiliated NGOs and operatives, a report released by the Stockholm Center...

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Download PDF - New report highlights crackdown on Kurdish political movement in Turkey The Kurdish political movement has come under intense pressure from the current government...

Erdoğan’s Long Arm: The Case Of Norway

Download PDF - Erdoğan’s long arm reaches to Norway, targeting critics of Turkish government Turkey has escalated its witch hunt persecution on critics to Norway using...

Turkey Cracks Down On Health Care Professionals

Download PDF - New research shows Turkey’s purge destroyed lives of 21,000 health care workers More than 21,000 health care professionals including doctors, nurses, medical professors,...

Tortured to Death: Holding Gökhan Açıkkollu’s Killers To Account

Download PDF - A new report uncovers a murder of detained teacher in Turkey due to torture Deaths in detentions and prisons due to torture, abuse...

Abuse Of The Interpol System By Turkey

Download PDF - Turkey weaponised Interpol system to persecute critics, new study exposes The Turkish government’s blatant abuse of the International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol) to...

Erdoğan’s Rule by Royal Decree: Turkey’s Contempt for The Rule of Law

Download PDF - New research decodes how Turkey brands law abiding & peaceful people as terrorists The authoritarian government of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s open contempt...

Hate Speech Against Christians in Erdoğan’s Turkey

Download PDF - Erdoğan’s hatred fans anti-Christian campaign in Turkey, new study reveals The hatred towards Christian minority groups in Turkey and xenophobic euphoria against Christians...