Turkey remains world’s worst jailer of journalists, CPJ report says

According to a report released on Thursday by media freedom advocacy group the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), Turkey remains the world’s...

Romanian NGO runs full-page ad to show solidarity with journalist sought by Turkey

Declic, a nongovernmental organization in Romania, on Thursday ran a full-page ad in the country’s most highly circulated newspaper to show solidarity...

Writer Düzkan says will surrender to serve jail sentence for supporting Kurdish daily

Leading Turkish feminist writer Ayşe Düzkan announced in a column on Monday that she would surrender to authorities to serve an 18-month...

COMMENTARY – Erdoğan, a modern-day Don Quixote, fights millions of monsters in Turkey

Abdullah Bozkurt Just like in the novel by Spanish writer Miguel de Cervantes, who created a fictional character named...

Turkish court arrests journalism student for allegedly insulting Erdoğan

A Turkish court on Friday arrested Berivan Bila, a journalism student at Karadeniz Technical University, on charges of insulting President Recep Tayyip...

PEN declares jailed Kurdish politician Demirtaş an ‘honorary member

PEN Center Germany, part of PEN International, has declared jailed Kurdish politician Selahattin Demirtaş, who has been imprisoned in Turkey for two years, an...

Former Bursa governor sentenced to 6 years, 3 months over Gülen links

Şahabettin Harput, a former Turkish governor of the western province of Bursa, was sentenced to six years, three months in prison over alleged links...

CoE commissioner to raise misuse of counterterrorism laws with Turkey

“Anti-terrorism laws in Turkey have made some people’s lives impossible,” said Dunja Mijatovic, the Council of Europe’s (CoE) commissioner on human rights, adding that...

Turkish prosecutors issue 228 warrants, police detain 166 in one day over Gülen links

Turkish prosecutors on Tuesday issued detention warrants for 228 people countrywide, 166 of whom were detained, as part of a post-coup crackdown targeting followers...

Turkish prosecutor charges 120 people in Gezi Park investigation: report

Turkish prosecutors filed criminal charges for at least 120 people and have launched investigations into more than 600 suspects for their participation in the...

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Clampdown on foreign journalists in Turkey

Download PDF   Turkey, the most notorious country in the world in terms of jailing journalists, with 237 currently behind bars, has also come after foreign...

Free Thought under Siege in Turkey: the Crackdown on Education

Download PDF   - Crackdown on education sector in Turkey victimized nearly 100,000 teachers and academics The crackdown on critical thinking in Turkey with an unprecedented witch...

‘Erdoğan’s Long Arm: The Case of Sweden’

Download PDF   Turkey has expanded its witch hunt against critics to Sweden, using government institutions, affiliated NGOs and operatives, a report released by the Stockholm Center...

Kurdish political movement under crackdown in Turkey: The case of the HDP

Download PDF - New report highlights crackdown on Kurdish political movement in Turkey The Kurdish political movement has come under intense pressure from the current government...

Erdoğan’s Long Arm: The Case Of Norway

Download PDF - Erdoğan’s long arm reaches to Norway, targeting critics of Turkish government Turkey has escalated its witch hunt persecution on critics to Norway using...

Turkey Cracks Down On Health Care Professionals

Download PDF - New research shows Turkey’s purge destroyed lives of 21,000 health care workers More than 21,000 health care professionals including doctors, nurses, medical professors,...

Tortured to Death: Holding Gökhan Açıkkollu’s Killers To Account

Download PDF - A new report uncovers a murder of detained teacher in Turkey due to torture Deaths in detentions and prisons due to torture, abuse...

Abuse Of The Interpol System By Turkey

Download PDF - Turkey weaponised Interpol system to persecute critics, new study exposes The Turkish government’s blatant abuse of the International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol) to...

Erdoğan’s Rule by Royal Decree: Turkey’s Contempt for The Rule of Law

Download PDF - New research decodes how Turkey brands law abiding & peaceful people as terrorists The authoritarian government of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s open contempt...

Hate Speech Against Christians in Erdoğan’s Turkey

Download PDF - Erdoğan’s hatred fans anti-Christian campaign in Turkey, new study reveals The hatred towards Christian minority groups in Turkey and xenophobic euphoria against Christians...