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Court denies release of lawyers on hunger strike despite medical report, citing flight risk

An İstanbul court has refused to release lawyers Ebru Timtik and Aytaç Ünsal, who have been on a hunger strike since April 5 in...

Police detain head of bar association for questioning why he was asked to show...

Ekrem Dönmez, head of the Hatay Bar Association, was briefly detained by the police while dining with his family at a restaurant on Wednesday...

Another child dies without seeing his jailed father one last time

Six-year-old Mehmet Erdoğan, whose father is in prison on trumped-up terrorism charges, died Wednesday in an Ankara hospital without being able to see his...

Inmate whose son and son-in-law are also in prison not released despite serving his...

Hüseyin Yüce (61), who was sentenced to six years, three months’ imprisonment on charges of membership in a terrorist organization, has not been released...

Turkish parliament approves controversial social media bill

The Turkish parliament on Wednesday approved an amendment to the law on Internet crimes submitted last week by the ruling Justice and Development Party...

HRW: Turkish police, watchmen involved in torture, ill-treatment

There is credible evidence that Turkish police and community “night watchmen” have committed serious abuses against at least 14 people in six incidents in...
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Press Release: New social media regulation will further stifle free speech in Turkey

The Turkish Parliament passed a social media regulation on July 29 that will, if signed by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, further stifle free speech...

United Nations: The new social media bill will further undermine the right of people...

Spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Liz Throssell in a press statement on Tuesday expressed concern over the moves by the...

Another court testimony confirms abuse of women in Turkish detention center

Lt. Musa Kılıçaslan, a decorated military officer in the special operations unit of the Turkish Gendarmerie who was detained after a coup attempt in...

America’s Public Radio International maps out Turkish gov’t persecution of Gülen movement

Public Radio International (PRI), a Minneapolis-based public radio organization providing programming to over 850 public radio stations in the United States, in a program...

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