Turkish court decides to release 8 human rights defenders pending trial

A Turkish court decided to release all eight human rights defenders from jail pending trial on Wednesday in their first hearing before the court after...

HRW urges EU to press Turkey to admit Syrian refugees, halt deportations

A recent Human Rights Watch (HRW) report has alleged that Turkey has been carrying out mass deportations of Syrians, calling on the European Union...

Turkish gov’t detains 47 people in İzmir over alleged links to Gülen movement

Forty-seven people were detained on Saturday in İzmir as part of an investigation into the faith-based Gülen movement launched by the İzmir Chief Prosecutor’s...

Visually impaired Büyüközkan says in a letter that he cannot live in prison without...

Mehmet Büyüközkan, a visually impaired Turkish citizen, who was jailed on December 1, 2017 over his alleged links to the Gülen movement, has written a...

KCK: Kurdish militants captured Turkish MİT agents in northern Iraq

Diyar Xerîb, General Presidential Council member of the Kurdistan Communities Union (KCK), an umbrella organization that encompasses the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), confirmed...

Erdoğan says Dutch PM can’t look him in the face anymore

Criticizing European countries for attacking Turkey, Turkey's autocratic President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on Friday Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte cannot look him in...

Turkish gov’t detains 4 more lawyers in Mersin and Van provinces

The houses and the offices of Human Rights Association (İnsan Hakları Derneği - İHD) Mersin Branch Secretary Özgür Çağlar and lawyers Mehmet Altundaş, Bedri...

Turkish gov’t seizes 965 Gülen movement affiliated firms with $11.3 billion worth

Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Nurettin Canikli said on Friday that the Turkish government has seized 965 companies which were affiliated to the Gülen movement. The...

Turkey’s Erdoğan sues opposition leader for TL 250,000 in non-pecuniary damages

Turkish autocratic President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Friday filed a lawsuit against main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) Chairman Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu for TL 250,000...

Purge victim dies of heart attack in Turkish prison

Muzaffer Özcengiz, a teacher who was dismissed from his job and jailed after a controversial coup attempt in Turkey on July 15, 2016, died...

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