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Turkish gov’t prosecutes 261 people over social media posts in a week

The Turkish government has investigated 376 social media accounts and taken legal action against 261 users over the last week (Sept.10-Sept.17) on accusations of...

Turkey’s İstanbul Municipality removes Trump’s name from metro underpass

The city council of İstanbul on Friday overwhelmingly voted to remove US President Donald Trump's name from a pedestrian underpass in the bustling business...

Turkish court rules to keep woman who insulted Atatürk in prison

A Turkish court on Thursday ruled for a continuation of the imprisonment of a woman who was arrested for allegedly insulting Atatürk, the founder...

Inmates punished for cartoon allegedly insulting Turkish President Erdoğan in prison publication

Six inmates in a prison in the northwestern province of Bolu have been given 10 days of solitary confinement as punishment for allegedly insulting...

Most Germans against Erdoğan’s speech to Turkish expats in country

A majority of Germans do not approve of the idea of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan delivering a speech to Turkish immigrants in the...

Turkish gov’t boycotts European human rights conference due to JWF’s participation

Turkey is the only country boycotting this year’s Human Dimensions Implementation Meeting (HDIM), Europe’s largest human rights conference sponsored by the Organisation for Security...

Pro-Erdoğan Turkish troll says ‘the best Gülenist is a dead Gülenist’

Amid an ongoing witch-hunt conducted by the government targeting people sympathetic to Turkish Islamic scholar Fethullah Gülen, one of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s well-known...

JWF expresses concerns over extra-judicial executions of high profile detainees in Turkish prisons

The Gülen movement-affiliated Journalists and Writers Foundation (JWF), which is based in New York, has expressed its concerns on "the clear trend of increasingly...

AKP youth leader threatens Turkish fashion designer critical of Erdoğan with death

The chairman of a youth branch of Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) chaired by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan threatened to kill...

Erdoğan says Turkey will not fulfill ‘unlawful requests’ in pastor Brunson case

Turkey cannot fulfill “unlawful requests” regarding American pastor Andrew Brunson’s ongoing case, Turkish President Tayyip Erdoğan said on Wednesday, Reuters reported, citing the pro-government...

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Clampdown on foreign journalists in Turkey

Download PDF   Turkey, the most notorious country in the world in terms of jailing journalists, with 237 currently behind bars, has also come after foreign...

Free Thought under Siege in Turkey: the Crackdown on Education

Download PDF   - Crackdown on education sector in Turkey victimized nearly 100,000 teachers and academics The crackdown on critical thinking in Turkey with an unprecedented witch...

‘Erdoğan’s Long Arm: The Case of Sweden’

Download PDF   Turkey has expanded its witch hunt against critics to Sweden, using government institutions, affiliated NGOs and operatives, a report released by the Stockholm Center...

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Download PDF - New report highlights crackdown on Kurdish political movement in Turkey The Kurdish political movement has come under intense pressure from the current government...

Erdoğan’s Long Arm: The Case Of Norway

Download PDF - Erdoğan’s long arm reaches to Norway, targeting critics of Turkish government Turkey has escalated its witch hunt persecution on critics to Norway using...

Turkey Cracks Down On Health Care Professionals

Download PDF - New research shows Turkey’s purge destroyed lives of 21,000 health care workers More than 21,000 health care professionals including doctors, nurses, medical professors,...

Tortured to Death: Holding Gökhan Açıkkollu’s Killers To Account

Download PDF - A new report uncovers a murder of detained teacher in Turkey due to torture Deaths in detentions and prisons due to torture, abuse...

Abuse Of The Interpol System By Turkey

Download PDF - Turkey weaponised Interpol system to persecute critics, new study exposes The Turkish government’s blatant abuse of the International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol) to...

Erdoğan’s Rule by Royal Decree: Turkey’s Contempt for The Rule of Law

Download PDF - New research decodes how Turkey brands law abiding & peaceful people as terrorists The authoritarian government of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s open contempt...

Hate Speech Against Christians in Erdoğan’s Turkey

Download PDF - Erdoğan’s hatred fans anti-Christian campaign in Turkey, new study reveals The hatred towards Christian minority groups in Turkey and xenophobic euphoria against Christians...