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Stop discriminating in this time of distress… Release political prisoners, too

Amid fear of the spread of the coronavirus pandemic to the country’s overcrowded prisons, the Turkish government has presented a bill to the Turkish...

Woman falsely convicted of terrorism says her imprisonment has taken a toll on children’s...

Nesibe Nur Akkaş (41), a homemaker and mother of three imprisoned on bogus terrorism charges, said her imprisonment has scattered her children around the...

Dismissed civil servant barred by authorities from attending public course

Nebi Toylak, a former public school teacher summarily fired by the Turkish government in the aftermath of an abortive putsch in July 2016, was...

Turkish Supreme Court of Appeals president says femicide cases in Turkey exaggerated

President of Turkey’s Supreme Court of Appeals Mehmet Akarca said in a controversial remark on Friday that femicide was exaggerated in Turkey as the...
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Former Supreme Court of Appeals judge tortured and mistreated in prison

Nalan Dilara Uğur, daughter of former Supreme Court of Appeals judge Hüsamettin Uğur, has claimed in a series of tweets that her father was...

Turkish government bans Kurdish theater play in İstanbul

The governor of İstanbul’s Gaziosmanpaşa district yesterday prohibited the staging of a theater play in Kurdish just hours before the performance was scheduled to...

3 political prisoners from same family diagnosed with COVID-19 as cases increase in Turkish...

Three men from the same family who were arrested in Turkey on trumped-up terrorism charges have been diagnosed with COVID-19 in prison, Bold Medya...

Doctor bears witness to torture in Turkish mass detention center: Rape with police truncheon...

A medical doctor who was assigned to conduct physical examinations in a gymnasium-turned-mass detention center following a failed coup in Turkey in 2016 spoke...

Jailed mother separated from her premature newborn, not allowed to breastfeed for 6 days

Özlem Meci, who was arrested during a pregnancy in 2017 in an attempt to force her wanted husband to surrender, was separated from her...

Turkey’s Labor Ministry refuses to certify exam of former public servant despite scoring second...

A former public servant identified only by the initials A.B., 28, said he was not awarded his certificate by the Ministry of Family, Labor...

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