Turkish Atheism Association to close down due to pressure

Turkey’s first atheist nongovernmental organization is preparing to dissolve itself after being targeted by the pro-government media and due to pressure on its members,...

CHP refers deputy to disciplinary committee over remarks on call to prayer in Turkish

Turkey's main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) executive board has referred deputy Öztürk Yılmaz to its disciplinary committee over remarks on a TV station...

Albanian PM Rama praises Turkish President Erdoğan’s policies, slams EU

Edi Rama, the prime minister of Albania, has praised the foreign policy pursued by Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and harshly criticised the European Union's policy...

CHP chairman ordered to pay $20K for allegedly insulting Turkey’s Erdoğan

Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, the leader of Turkey’s main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP), has been ordered by a Turkish court to pay TL 95,000 ($19,500)...

Turkish president’s spokesman slams Newsweek for article targeting Erdoğan

İbrahim Kalın, the spokesperson for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, has slammed a Newsweek article harshly criticising Erdoğan, calling it “one of the worst pieces...

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...

Turkish gov’t prosecutes 263 people over social media posts in a week

The Turkish government has investigated 320 social media accounts and taken legal action against 263 users over the last week (Oct.1-Oct.8) on accusations of...

Hate speech in Turkey against Christians on the rise

Christians in Turkey are worried about the increasing hate speech against their communities in the country, the Diken news website reported on...

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