Police officer seen harassing a female protestor in Ankara

A university student who was detained for participating in a protest organized by Solidarity Association of Prisoners Families (TAYAD) in Ankara on...

Police beat minors in southeastern Turkey

Three Kurdish teenagers said they were subjected to police torture during detention in Turkey's southeastern city of Van, lawyers from the Van...

Wife of one of 2 men abducted in Ankara issues a call for help

The wife of one of two men reportedly abducted in Ankara on Feb. 13 made a call for help from authorities in...

Twitter suspends account of closed-down pro-Kurdish newspaper

Social media company Twitter has suspended the account of Özgür Gündem, a pro-Kurdish daily that was closed down by a Turkish court...

2 pro-Kurdish HDP deputies sentenced by Turkish court on terrorism charges

A high criminal court in Diyarbakır on Thursday handed down jail sentences to two lawmakers from the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP)...

European Parliament resolution underscores lack of domestic legal remedies in Turkey

Forty-seven Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) and 14 press freedom and free expression organizations led by the International Press Institute (IPI)...

Turkish-German journalist released from jail yet faces travel ban

German-Turkish reporter Adil Demirci has been released from an İstanbul prison after 10 months behind bars, but the court has prohibited the...

Journalist Salih Turan arrested on terrorism charges

Turkish journalist Salih Turan was arrested by a court on Wednesday on charges of alleged membership in a terrorist group, the Artı Gerçek...

Council of Europe: Altans, Ilıcak, Cumhuriyet and Zaman trials illustrate complete collapse of rule...

An annual press freedom report released by the Council of Europe (CoE) has argued that the Zaman Media Group, Cumhuriyet daily, Ahmet...

‘If only US soldiers had been in the helicopter crash,’ says pro-gov’t journalist

A TV presenter working for the staunchly pro-government A Haber television station has expressed regret that it was Turkish military officers rather...

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