Deputy mayor from Erdoğan’s party says opposition politicians need to be hanged

Navi Çokan, a deputy district mayor in southeastern Turkey, said in a Facebook post that the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) is damned...

Erdoğan supporters discuss on Clubhouse how to exterminate political prisoners, suggest putting poison in...

Audio records of a chatroom on social media app Clubhouse reveal a conversation among supporters of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on how to...

Prime suspect in murder of Kurdish family apprehended

The prime suspect in the murder of seven members of a Kurdish family who then tried to set the family’s house ablaze in the...

Armed groups set up checkpoints in Antalya amid rumors that wildfires were caused by...

Armed groups set up checkpoints in different parts of Antalya province amid rumors that wildfires ravaging the region were started by the outlawed Kurdistan...

Lawyer for Kurdish family massacred in Konya receiving death threats

Abdurrahman Karabulut, the lawyer for a Kurdish family, seven of whose members were murdered in the central Turkish province of Konya last Friday, has...

7 Kurdish family members killed in Turkey attack

Seven members of a Kurdish family were killed Friday in central Turkey by armed assailants who tried to burn their house down in what...

48 bar associations condemn pro-government newspaper for targeting colleagues protesting hate crimes against Kurds

Forty-eight Turkish bar associations on Sunday condemned the pro-government Yeni Şafak daily for targeting 15 bar associations that have protested hate crimes against Kurdish...

Hate speech against refugees increases on Turkish social media as a new wave of...

Hate speech against refugees on Turkish social media has increased recently, with a new wave of refugee arrivals in Turkey starting as the Taliban...

Hate crimes against Kurds on the rise in Turkey with attacks in 2 different...

A series of apparent hate crimes against Kurds took place in Turkey this week as a group of seasonal workers were attacked in Afyon...

YouTube removes Erdoğan aide’s video for violating ‘hate speech’ rules

YouTube, one of the most visited websites in Turkey, has removed a video of a speech by Turkish Presidential Communications Director Fahrettin Altun during...

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