Turkey celebrates Mother’s Day as thousands of mothers are behind bars

Turks celebrated Mother's Day on Sunday as thousands of mothers are in held in jails across the country by the Turkish government led by...

‘Saturday Mothers’ meet for the 685th week on eve of Mother’s Day

As they do every week, the Saturday Mothers, a group of women who lost their children during the fight between the outlawed Kurdistan Workers'...

Over 2 million tweets say T A M A M (ENOUGH) to Turkish President...

Over 2 million people took to Twitter on Tuesday to call time on Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, tweeting “T A M A M” (enough) hours...

UN: Turkey must lift state of emergency for credible elections to take place

"Protracted restrictions on the human rights to freedom of expression, assembly and association are incompatible with the conduct of a credible electoral process in...

Jailed Turkish journalist Ahmet Turan Alkan: I will not apologize to the tyrant

Prominent Turkish columnist and political scientist Ahmet Turan Alkan, who used to write for Zaman daily which was closed by the government led by...

SCF, IOHR partner to celebrate World Press Freedom Day with a focus on Turkey

The Stockholm Center for Freedom (SCF) has partnered with the London-based International Observatory of Human Rights (IOHR) to commemorate World Press Freedom Day at...

Gülen movement-linked Turkish woman dies in Greece as she waits to join husband in...

Esma Uludağ, a 35-year-old Turkish woman who fled to Greece from the persecution of the Islamist Turkish government led by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan,...

Turkish teacher jailed over Gülen links dies in prison due to lack of medication

Halime Gülsu, who was arrested on Feb. 20, 2018 for allegedly helping the faith-based Gülen movement, died on Saturday in prison in Mersin province,...

Jailed Turkish journalist Mustafa Ünal: My scream for justice has faded away in a...

Mustafa Ünal (50), a jailed veteran journalist and former Ankara bureau chief for the shuttered Zaman daily, has urged the judges in his trial to...

Afghans collect 1 million signatures to prevent seizure of Turkish schools by Erdoğan regime

Afghans have collected 1 million signatures to prevent the transfer of Turkish schools founded by businessmen and operated by educators allegedly affiliated with the...

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