Erdoğan’s censorship now targeting media outlets in Europe: report

Bold Medya, a YouTube channel run by the German-based International Journalists Association eV (IJA), was shut down due to efforts exerted by the government...
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Uighurs fear deportation as China ratifies extradition treaty with Turkey: report

China on Saturday ratified an extradition treaty with Turkey, a move likely to help Beijing incarcerate Uighurs seeking refuge in Turkey, prompting fear among...

Document exposes large-scale spying campaign on critics in Australia by Turkish diplomats

The Turkish government used its diplomats in Australia to carry out a large-scale spying campaign on opponents of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and...

Twitter account of Turkish-American organization linked to Erdoğan suspended for targeting Enes Kanter

Twitter on Thursday suspended the account of the Turkish-American National Steering Committee (TASC), a diaspora organization known for its close ties to Turkey’s president,...

Turkish boxer openly critical of Erdoğan victim of knife attack in Germany: report

Turkish boxer Ünsal Arık, a staunch opponent of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and his ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) known for his...

Turkish Consulate in London profiled deceased Erdoğan critic and his family: report

Even death due to COVID-19 does not prevent Turkish nationals from being profiled by the Turkish Consulate General in London, with a deceased Turkish...

Turkey’s massive purge forces even the most fragile to leave

The story of a Turkish asylum seeker in Greece who had to leave Turkey despite suffering from esophageal cancer shows the lengths to which...

Turkey’s massive witch-hunt targeting Erdoğan opponents reached South Korea, judicial document reveals: report

Turkey’s massive witch-hunt against critics of its Islamist President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan was expanded to East Asia, and Turkish nationals living in South Korea...

Turkish women’s rights activist to receive Germany’s Anne Klein Women’s Award 2021

Canan Arın, 78, a Turkish lawyer and women’s rights activist, has been announced as the recipient of Germany’s Anne Klein Women’s Award 2021, according...

Turkish Embassy in Wellington spied on Erdogan critics, profiled unsuspecting residents in New Zealand:...

Critics of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan profiled by Turkish diplomats in New Zealand were charged with “membership in a terrorist group” by a Turkish...

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The Year in Review: Crackdown on the Kurdish Political Movement

The Turkish government continued its efforts to criminalize the Kurdish political movement with a view to weakening the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), Turkey’s...

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The Turkish government continued to muzzle the press in 2020 in a variety of ways, including imprisoning journalists, eliminating media outlets, overseeing the purchase...

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