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Woman who lost family members in political murder searching for justice 6 years on

Emine Şenyaşar, three of whose family members were murdered by people connected to a lawmaker from Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP), is...

Turkey arrested 1,595 people in a year over Gülen links: minister

Turkish Interior Minister Ali Yerlikaya announced at a press briefing on Thursday that since June 2023, Turkish authorities have carried out a total of...

Boğaziçi University academics challenge government-appointed rector’s alleged misuse of power

Five academics from the Istanbul-based Boğaziçi University have filed separate lawsuits against the Council of Higher Education (YÖK) for dismissing their requests to investigate...

Prosecutor who investigated murder of former Grey Wolves leader demoted

The High Council of Judges and Prosecutors (HSK) has demoted Durdu Özer, the prosecutor who led the investigation into the assassination of former Grey...

Woman who lost family members in political murder searching for justice 6 years on

Emine Şenyaşar, three of whose family members were murdered by people connected to a lawmaker from Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP), is...

Turkey arrested 1,595 people in a year over Gülen links: minister

Turkish Interior Minister Ali Yerlikaya announced at a press briefing on Thursday that since June 2023, Turkish authorities have carried out a total of...

Boğaziçi University academics challenge government-appointed rector’s alleged misuse of power

Five academics from the Istanbul-based Boğaziçi University have filed separate lawsuits against the Council of Higher Education (YÖK) for dismissing their requests to investigate...

Prosecutor who investigated murder of former Grey Wolves leader demoted

The High Council of Judges and Prosecutors (HSK) has demoted Durdu Özer, the prosecutor who led the investigation into the assassination of former Grey...

Turkish internet celebrity faces prison for spreading disinformation about 2023 earthquakes

Turkish social media celebrity Oğuzhan Uğur is facing a prison sentence of up to four-and-a-half years due to social media posts in the aftermath...

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