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Erdoğan says Turkish people studying in West become voluntary agents

Turkey's autocratic President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said people who go to study in Western countries assimilate into their culture and become voluntary agents...

COMMENTARY — Turkey’s Erdoğan mobilizing China’s Muslims for jihadist campaign

By Abdullah Bozkurt Turkey’s ill-advised war in Syria’s Afrin enclave has further exposed how the Islamist regime of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his nationalist...

Ultra-nationalist Perinçek says Turkey’s judicial system living its golden age

At a time when the Turkish judiciary is under intense criticism for acting on orders from the government, ultra-nationalist Homeland Party (VP) Chairman Doğu...

Turkish gov’t detains 11 more people for opposing Afrin operation on social media

Turkish government has detained at least 11 more people over their critical stance against Turkish military operation in Afrin region of northern Syria on Thursday. In...

MHP youth wing chairman says they will take up arms if necessary

Olcay Kılavuz, president of Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) youth wing Grey Wolves (Ülkü Ocakları), said on Sunday that they don’t want tensions in Turkey,...

Detained mother of five children released by court with 50.000 TL bail

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rP8g6phRrSc Nagehan G., who was detained as she was visiting his arrested husband in Sincan Prision in Ankara together with her five children, was released...

Turkish police launch legal proceedings for 290 people over social media posts

The Turkish Interior Ministry announced in a written statement on Monday that Turkish police have launched legal proceedings against 290 people over social media...

UN human rights specialists call on Turkey to release rights defenders

A group of United Nations experts on Friday called on the Turkish government to immediately release nine human rights defenders and two foreign trainers...

Turkey’s pro-gov’t daily sets up hotline for informing on Gülen followers in EU countries

The pro-government Sabah daily’s Europe edition, Sabah Avrupa, has set up a telephone line for its readers to report followers of the faith-based Gülen...

Rights group: Turkish prison guards threatened with jail when they refuse to torture inmates

Professor Şebnem Korur Fincancı, Founding President of the Turkish Human Rights Foundation (TİHV), said on Sunday that some Turkish prison guards who refused to...

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