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Doctors leaving Turkey should be stripped of citizenship: Turkish mayor

Taner İşbir, a district mayor from the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) in Çorum, has called on the Turkish government to revoke the...

Turkey’s vice president calls purge victims ‘terrorists’

Turkish Vice President Fuat Oktay has called the victims of a massive purge of state institutions “terrorists,” accusing opposition parties of having plans for...

Turkish social media users express outrage over mob attack on Syrians in Istanbul

Turkish social media users expressed outrage over a mob attacking the properties of Syrian refugees in İstanbul's Esenyurt district yesterday evening with the hashtag...

Turkish court imposes injunction on anti-refugee mayor’s policies

A Turkish court has imposed an injunction on the implementation of the anti-refugee policies pushed by a mayor in northwestern Turkey who recently introduced...

Leader of right-wing party faces complaint over visit to Syrian-owned shop

The İzmir Police Department has filed a criminal complaint against the leader of a right-wing political party whose remarks about Syrian refugees in the...

Turkish far-right group beat Afghan man and shared video on social media

A new Turkish far-right group shared a video on social media yesterday showing one of their members beating an Afghan refugee in an apparent...

Leader of right-wing party warns Turkish citizens of ‘Syrian threat’ in anti-migrant social media...

Ümit Özdağ, leader of the newly established far-right Victory Party (ZP), warned Turkish citizens of a "Syrian threat" in a video shared on Twitter...

Anti-refugee mayor files complaints against some 2,000 people over social media posts

A mayor in northwestern Turkey known for his anti-migrant statements and actions has filed official complaints against some 2,000 people on insult charges, Turkish...

Erdoğan supporters discuss on Clubhouse how to exterminate political prisoners

Audio records of a chatroom on social media app Clubhouse revealed a conversation among supporters of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on how to...

Senior AKP figure targets Gülen movement supporters in hate speech

Mücahit Birinci, a member of Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party’s 50-seat Central Decision and Executive Board (MKYK), targeted supporters of the faith-based Gülen...

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