End-stage cancer patient jailed over Gülen links taken to hospital 19 times in 2...

A critically ill woman who suffers from a rare form of cancer and was sent to prison to serve a sentence on conviction of...

Turkey ranked 117th among 139 countries in global rule of law index

Turkey was ranked 117th among 139 countries in the rule of law index published by the World Justice Project (WJP) on Thursday, dropping one...

States, individuals must be held accountable for torture and ill-treatment: UN report

Failing to take measures to ensure accountability for torture and ill-treatment gives rise to legal responsibilities of not only states but also individuals under...

Turkish-Kyrgyz educator abducted by MİT says statement taken under torture

Orhan İnandı, a Turkish-Kyrgyz educator who was kidnapped in Kyrgyzstan on May 31 and illegally brought to Turkey by the National Intelligence Organization (MİT)...

İHD co-chair files complaint against prison guards who allegedly beat and sexually harassed female...

Human Rights Association (İHD) co-chair and lawyer Eren Keskin filed a complaint last week against prison guards who allegedly beat and sexually harassed a...

Turkish mob boss claims his name is on a hit list with dissident journalists

Notorious Turkish mob boss Sedat Peker has said he heard about a hit list that includes his name along with those of dissident Turkish...

EU to face the same Afghan migration wave now at Turkey’s borders, Erdoğan tells...

European countries will be affected by a wave of migration from Afghanistan that Turkey already faces on its southern and eastern borders, President Recep...

7 pro-gov’t foundations divided up 769 dormitories seized over Gülen links: journalist

Seven pro-government foundations in Turkey have shared among themselves 769 of 848 student dormitories seized for affiliation with the faith-based Gülen movement since a...

Turkey’s Council of State upholds compensation to family of slain journalist Dink

Turkey’s Council of State has upheld an administrative court decision ordering the Interior Ministry to compensate the family of Turkish-Armenian journalist Hrant Dink, who...

345 children under the age of 6 in prison with their mothers in Turkey:...

A total of 345 children under the age of 6 are accompanying their mothers in Turkish prisons, and they receive the same treatment as...

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