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Erdoğan targets top religious body for being late in fight against Gülen movement

Turkey's autocratic President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan criticized Turkey’s Religious Affairs Directorate (Diyanet) for being late in struggle against faith-based Gülen movement which he blames...

Turkish authorities censor articles in TDV’s Islam Encyclopedia over alleged influence of Gülen movement

The Islam Encyclopedia of the Religious Affairs Foundation (TDV), which is affiliated with Turkey's controversial Directorate of Religious Affairs (Diyanet), arguably one of the...

Turkish gov’t jails 8 more people over their social media posts in Elazığ

Pro-Kurdish media outlets have reported that 8 out of 12 people who were detained by Turkish security forces on August 18, 2017 in Karakoçan...

Turkey detains journalist Özbek for allegedly insulting Erdoğan

Gökhan Özbek, a freelance journalist and an outspoken critic of Turkey’s post-coup human rights abuses, was detained on Thursday for allegedly insulting Turkey's autocratic...

Pakistani authorities still silent over Kaçmaz Family on 6th day of their mysterious abduction

Turkish teacher Mesut Kaçmaz and his family, who were abducted from their home at a midnight in Lahore, are still illegally detained in an...

Social media post condemning anti-Erdoğan Belgian-Turkish candidate sparks debate

As local Belgian elections approach, the post of a Facebook page titled “AK Parti Belçika” (Justice and Development Party Belgium) calling on Turks...

PPJ report: Turkish gov’t cancels passports to condemn critical citizens to civil death

The Turkish government has deliberately condemned dissidents to civil death not only by firing and arresting them but also by canceling their passports, thus destroying...

One more HDP deputy loses parliamentary seat over terror charges in Turkey

Pro-Kurdish People’s Democratic Party (HDP) deputy Besime Konca was stripped of her deputy status after the final court ruling against her was read aloud...

Turkey’s Erdoğan targets leftists, communists, says they are not patriots

Turkey's autocratic President and ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) Chairman Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has targeted leftists and communists and said they are not...

EU’s Hahn says urgent need for negative trend in Turkey to be reversed

https://youtu.be/gXGr-mr740o Johannes Hahn, the European commissioner for neighborhood policy and enlargement negotiations, said on Tuesday that there is an urgent need for the negative trend...

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