Ailing 83-year-old inmate wants to see his village before dying in prison: daughter

Mehmet Emin Özkan, an 83-year-old inmate who suffers from severe health problems, wants to see his village before he dies in prison, his daughter...

Turkey orders detention of 100 people over alleged Gülen links in a week

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German police detain suspected hitman with list of Gülen followers: Der Spiegel

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Acts of torture, enforced disappearances in Turkey could amount to crimes against humanity, tribunal...

The judges of the Turkey Tribunal, a civil society-led, symbolic international tribunal, on Friday announced their verdict on recent human rights violations in Turkey,...

3 Turkish newspapers targeted in defamation case for reporting on parliamentary question

Three Turkish dailies were targeted in a civil lawsuit for reporting on a parliamentary question about claims that a company partly owned by the...

8 former teachers, police officers arrested after trying to flee to Greece

Eight former teachers and police officers who were fired by government decrees in the aftermath of a 2016 coup attempt in Turkey were detained...

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Turkish authorities continue to use a 2016 coup attempt as an excuse to clamp down on critical voices, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ)...

Enforced disappearance, torture of Turkish gov’t opponents are crimes against humanity, tribunal rapporteur says

The judges of the Turkey Tribunal, a civil society-led, symbolic international tribunal established to adjudicate recent human rights violations in Turkey, on Thursday heard...

Turkey not to welcome any more Afghan refugees, Erdoğan says

Turkey will no longer be able to afford to welcome any more Afghan refugees, said President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in a preview of a...

6 university students spending night in Turkish park to protest high housing prices detained

Six university students sleeping in a park in Eskişehir province to protest the high price of housing were detained by police on Wednesday evening,...

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