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Renowned Turkish human rights activist Fincancı receives Hessian Peace Prize

Şebnem Korur Fincancı, the head of the Human Rights Foundation of Turkey (TİHV) and a doctor of forensics, on Monday accepted the Hessian Peace...

Doctor arrested for allegedly insulting President Erdoğan on social media

A medical doctor in Turkey was arrested by a court on Wednesday and sent to pretrial detention on charges of insulting the country’s president,...

Gülen movement reiterates principles, underlines transparency in statement

The faith-based network inspired by self-exiled Islamic preacher Fethullah Gülen, known as Hizmet (service) or more commonly the Gülen movement, issued a statement on...

Turkey detains 585 people over Gülen links in past week

Turkish police detained 585 people between Nov. 19 and Nov. 26 as part of its post-coup crackdown targeting followers of the Gülen movement, according...

COMMENTARY – Erdoğan’s caliphate dream put in motion in Turkey

Abdullah Bozkurt Further evidence was revealed in Turkey earlier this month accentuating the long-held ambitions of the corrupt President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to steer the...

Soros foundation to quit activities in Turkey after Erdoğan attack

Billionaire philanthropist George Soros’s Open Society Foundation on Monday announced that it would end its operation in Turkey following accusations made by President Recep...

Turkey’s Erdoğan calls Paris protestors ‘terrorists,’ slams int’l media for lack of coverage

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Monday said there were “terrorist activities” in Paris, referring to protestors who clashed with French police, and accused...

743 children jailed with their mothers in Turkey, rights group reveals

Photo by Ye Jinghan (Unsplash) There were a total of 743 children jailed along with their mothers in Turkey’s prisons as of Nov. 16, according...

Critical journalist Aksoy arrested again to serve remaining sentence

Critical Turkish journalist Murat Aksoy was sent back to prison on Thursday after a regional appeals court last month upheld a two year, one...

Court rules to keep Turkish-German journalist Demirci in jail

A high criminal court in İstanbul on Tuesday decided for the continuation of the imprisonment of German-Turkish dual citizen and journalist Adil Demirci, in...

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