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Syrian refugee family in southeast Turkey attacked in their home in an apparent hate...

A Syrian refugee family living in Turkey's southeastern Gaziantep province was attacked in their home on March 28 in an apparent hate crime, the...

Another Syrian refugee falls victim to apparent hate crime

Another Syrian refugee in Turkey has become a victim of a hate crime as an unidentified young man who was collecting trash was assaulted...

Kurdish-German politician receives death threats from Turkish far-right groups

Sevim Dağdelen, a Kurdish-German politician from the German Left Party, said she has been receiving death threats from Turkish ultranationalist groups, Deutsche Welle (DW)...

AKP deputy Özlem Zengin says women reporting unlawful strip-searches are disreputable and immoral

Özlem Zengin, a deputy from the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP), described women who had revealed their experiences of unlawful prison strip-searches as...

Opposition MP to file complaint over hate speech targeting Armenians in street interview

An opposition lawmaker has announced that he will file a complaint against a woman who said in a street interview conducted in Turkey that...

Turkish university cancels World Greek Language Day events due to xenophobic pushback

The faculty of languages, history and geography of Turkey’s Ankara University on Tuesday announced that it had canceled plans to mark World Greek Language...

Twitter removes Turkish far-right leader’s tweet targeting Boğaziçi students

A tweet posted by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s far-right ultranationalist ally Devlet Bahçeli that referred to students protesting the appointment of a pro-government...

EU condemns Turkey’s detention of students, ‘hate speech’

The EU on Thursday decried the detention of university students in Turkey and the use of anti-LGBT “hate speech” after President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan...

Alevi houses marked with red paint sparks fear among residents

A number of Alevi residences were marked with red paint in Turkey's northwestern Yalova province, bringing back memories of violence against the community in...

Editor-in-chief of pro-Erdoğan Yeni Akit daily targets widow of slain journalist Hrant Dink

Ali İhsan Karahasanoğlu, editor-in-chief of the pro-government radical Islamist Yeni Akit newspaper, targeted Rakel Dink, the widow of slain Turkish-Armenian journalist Hrant Dink, in...

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