Family torn apart in Turkey’s post-coup purge appeals for justice

In a letter to Turkish human rights activist and pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) deputy Ömer Faruk Gergerlioğlu, Önder Bozkurt told the story of...

Turkey orders detention of 68 people over Gülen links: report

Turkish prosecutors on Friday ordered the detention of 68 people as part of a large-scale crackdown targeting the faith-based Gülen movement, which is accused...

UPDATED: Turkish parliament strips 3 opposition lawmakers of MP status

Turkey’s legislature stripped three opposition deputies of their parliamentary status in a decision on June 4, 2020 after their convictions were finalized at an...

Turkey has dismissed 4,562 military personnel in post-coup purge

Turkey has purged 4,562 military personnel from the Turkish Armed Forces since the end of a two-year state of emergency declared after a coup...

Police dogs attack couple during raid on their house in southeastern Turkey

Şeyhmus and Menice Yılmaz have accused Diyarbakır police officers of letting their dogs attack them during a raid on their home, part of an...
Turkish businessman and human rights activist Osman Kavala has been in prison since October 2017.

Top human rights groups appeal to Council of Europe for release of Osman Kavala

Human Rights Watch, the International Commission of Jurists and the Turkey Human Rights Litigation Support Project filed a joint submission with the Committee of...

Turkey’s enforced disappearances charted in a new report

The Brussels-based NGO Solidarity with OTHERS has published a new report titled “Enforced Disappearances: Turkey’s Open Secret” that maps out enforced disappearances connected to...

Jailed journalist who tested positive for COVID-19 kept in prison in Turkey

Çetin Çiftçi, a journalist incarcerated in Ankara’s Sincan Prison, reportedly tested positive for COVID-19 and was sent back to the prison on May 27...

Turkey detains another suspect for threats against Hrant Dink Foundation

A second man who allegedly sent a threat to the Hrant Dink Foundation was detained in İstanbul on Monday. Fethiye Çetin, a lawyer for the...

Erdoğan gov’t witch-hunt targets 118 officers in new crackdown on Gülen movement

As part of a relentless witch-hunt that has been ongoing for years against the Gülen movement, Turkish authorities on Tuesday detained 72 members of...

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