USCIRF

USCIRF members: US leaders must stand against Turkey’s atrocities in northern Syria

Vice Chair of the US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) Anurima Bhargava and commission member Nadine Maenza said in an opinion piece published...
Bärbel Kofler

German Foreign Ministry: Kavala’s continued imprisonment raises serious doubts about validity of rule of...

Bärbel Kofler, human rights policy and humanitarian assistance commissioner at the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs, issued a press release on Sunday to mark...
Admiral Mustafa Uğurlu

Turkish admiral summarily dismissed during NATO assignment tells NPR: Maybe I’m not as safe...

Rear Adm. Mustafa Uğurlu, Turkey’s flag officer at NATO’s Allied Command Transformation (ACT) based in Norfolk, Virginia, who was summarily dismissed from the military...

Journalist Deniz Yücel targeted in email threats by right-wing extremists in Germany

German reporter Deniz Yücel, previously imprisoned in Turkey, has become the latest target for German right-wing extremists with a new wave of threatening emails,...
Serkan Golge

NASA scientist arrested in Turkey over $1 bill: I spent 23 hours a day...

Turkish-American NASA scientist Serkan Gölge, 40, who returned with his family to the United States last month after nearly four years of imprisonment and...

Turkish court sentences journalist Deniz Yücel to almost 3 years prison

A Turkish court on Thursday convicted a correspondent for Germany’s Die Welt newspaper of engaging in propaganda in favor of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’...

Mazlum Kobane says Turkish drone attack killed 3 civilians in N. Syria: report

The leader of a US-backed militia in northeast Syria accused Turkey of violating the terms of two separate cease-fire agreements brokered by Russia and...

Members of Congress ask Pompeo to urge Turkish gov’t to release political prisoners

Three Democratic members of the US House of Representatives have recently sent letters to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo requesting that he urge the...

Turkey’s broadcasting watchdog bans Can Dündar’s news website again

The Özgürüz news website, run by prominent Turkish journalist Can Dündar, who has been living in self-imposed exile for a while now, was cut...

Pervasive distrust defines Turkey’s changing media landscape: report

A report released on June 10 by the Center for American Progress (CAP), an independent nonpartisan policy institute based in Washington, D.C., maps out...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...