Turkish authorities issue detention warrants for 53 former and active duty military members

The Istanbul Chief Public Prosecutor's Office on Monday ordered the detention of 53 active duty and former military members as part of a massive...

European rights court let Turkey’s dissidents down, says jailed Kurdish leader

Selahattin Demirtaş, the jailed ex-chair of the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), has said the ineptness of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR)...

US senator urges European rights court president to consider applications from Turkey

In a letter to President of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) Robert Spano on Monday, US Senator Ed Markey of Massachusetts asked...
Mustafa Barış AVIALAN

Colonel suffering from multiple conditions not released despite health report

Mustafa Barış Avıalan, a former staff colonel sentenced to life imprisonment on coup charges, has not been released by a court despite health reports...

Army conscript claims he was beaten for speaking in Kurdish

Çetin Doğan (20), a conscript in the Turkish army, has claimed that he was beaten for speaking in Kurdish during his military service and...

Syrian teenager stabbed to death in alleged hate crime

Sixteen-year-old Syrian Eymen Hammami was stabbed to death in an alleged hate crime in the northern city of Samsun on Sunday, the Evrensel daily...
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More than 36,000 people faced criminal investigation for insulting President Erdoğan in 2019

The number of people investigated for insulting President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is increasing every year, with 36,066 people facing criminal investigations in 2019, the...

Turkey should end detention of lawyers held for representing clients: ICJ

The International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) on Monday expressed its deep concern at the issuance of detention warrants for 60 lawyers in Turkey on...

Man convicted on bogus terrorism charges attends daughter’s funeral in handcuffs

Ali Koca (51), a former teacher who was convicted of alleged membership in the Gülen movement, was allowed to attend his daughter's funeral on...

Tortured, robbed and pushed back to Turkey, migrants face rogue force in Greece: report

A Turkish migrant who fled Ankara’s crackdown on dissent has given a detailed account of push-back on Greek soil to Bold Medya on Friday,...

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