2,950 online news articles censored by Turkey in 2018

Turkey censored 2,950 online news articles in 2018 according to the “BİA Media Monitoring Report 2018,” released by the Bianet news website...

Document reveals detention of 2,745 judicial members ordered a day after coup attempt

A document published by a Turkish journalist living in exile on Wednesday revealed that a public prosecutor in Ankara had sent a...

Senior economy editor held in prison for a year with no evidence presented against...

Harun Reşit Çümen (44), a senior economy editor who specializes in the stock market, has been behind bars since March 7, 2018....

Minister on harassed student: I won’t allow pressure on police over a woman with...

Turkish Minister of Interior Affairs Süleyman Soylu said on Wednesday that he would not let the police be pressured over a university...

Prosecutor seeks aggravated life for Kavala, 15 others over Gezi protests

An indictment that has just been submitted to an İstanbul high criminal court demands aggravated life –- imprisonment without the chance of...

Turkish police admit nonexistence of ‘secret witness’ whose statements led to many imprisonments

The Diyarbakır Police Department has revealed that an anonymous witness codenamed “Venüs” whose testimony led to the detention and imprisonment of scores...

Turkey orders detention of 363 people as part of crackdown on Gülen movement

Turkish prosecutors on Tuesday ordered the detention of 363 people as part of a massive crackdown targeting faith-based civic Gülen movement followers...

Turkish court upholds prison sentences for staff members of Cumhuriyet daily

A regional appeals court in İstanbul on Tuesday upheld the prison sentences of 14 people including journalists, board members and media workers...

Police officer seen harassing a female protestor in Ankara

A university student who was detained for participating in a protest organized by Solidarity Association of Prisoners Families (TAYAD) in Ankara on...

Police beat minors in southeastern Turkey

Three Kurdish teenagers said they were subjected to police torture during detention in Turkey's southeastern city of Van, lawyers from the Van...

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