Turkish gov’t detains 2 more nephews of US-based scholar Fethullah Gülen

A total of 16 suspects including two nephews of US-based Islamic scholar Fethullah Gülen were detained on Friday as part of an investigation into...

Two Detained For Threatening Opponents Of ‘Executive Presidency’ Released

Two young men, who were detained on Thursday for sharing a message on a social media account threatening those who will vote against ‘executive...

Two detained for threatening opponents of ‘executive presidency’ in referendum

Two young men who shared a message on a social media account early on Thursday threatening those who vote against 'executive presidency' in a...

Erdoğan’s spiritual guide approved torture and abuse in Turkey

Turkish president’s chief religious counsel has given his approval to overlook torture and other crimes committed by members of security services, saying that Turkey...
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Full-fledged hate speech by Erdoğan: Gülen movement became ‘unthinking slaves’

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has added new insults to his rich collection of hate speeches and defamation targeting Gülen movement on Wednesday and...

Pressure and terrorist threats on Christians on the rise in Turkey

The Association of Protestant Churches has released a report which revealed that hate speech, attacks and terrorist threats against Christians increased in Turkey in...

58 passengers denied flights from Istanbul to US in four days

58 people have been unable to depart from Istanbul’s Atatürk Airport over the last four days due to U.S. President Donald Trump’s executive order prohibiting immigrants...

The assets of the Kurdish Institute of Istanbul seized

Assets of the Kurdish Institute of Istanbul, which was closed down in December 2016, have been seized by Turkish government through the Saving Deposits...

DİTİB claims hate speech among members against Jews, Christians not known by administration

The German-based Turkish-Islamic Union for Religious Affairs (DİTİB) has claimed that its central administration was not aware of anti-Semitic and anti-Christian messages posted by...

Turkey’s harassment of critics abroad reached to South Africa

The outgoing Turkish ambassador in South Africa has openly admitted that the harassment of members of Gulen movement who seek refuge in African nation...

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