Exiled journalist’s wife: I am held hostage in Turkey

Dilek Türker Dündar, the wife of exiled Turkish journalist Can Dündar, complained about the human rights violations she has faced in Turkey...

Turkey orders detention of 1,112 people in one day as part of crackdown

The Ankara Chief Public Prosecutor's Office on Tuesday ordered the detention of 1,112 people as part of a massive crackdown targeting followers...

27 people detained for visiting families whose members were released from prison

As part of a post-coup crackdown targeting followers of the faith-based Gülen movement, Turkish police in Antalya province on Sunday detained 27...

Yeni Asya journalists to be tried on terrorism charges arising from tweets and cartoons

Kazım Güleçyüz, the editor-in-chief of the critical Yeni Asya daily, and the paper’s cartoonist, İbrahim Özdabak, will stand trial on terrorism charges...

European Court of Human Rights rejects Cizre curfew victims’ application

The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has declined to consider a complaint regarding curfew incidents in Cizre in which 137 people...

UN special rapporteur: Turkey must ensure fair appeal for Judge Murat Arslan after ‘gross...

The authorities in Turkey must guarantee a fair appeals process for award-winning senior Judge Murat Arslan, who has been convicted in violation...

15-year sentences sought for lawyers on terrorism charges

A public prosecutor has sought a prison sentence of 15 years for each of 33 lawyers on charges of membership in a...

Prosecutor investigates deputy over terrorism for failing to condemn speech

A prosecutor in Diyarbakır recently launched an investigation into human rights activist and Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) deputy Ömer Faruk Gergerlioğlu on...

Turkey deports 29-year-old Egyptian who faces death penalty at home

Turkish authorities in January deported a 29-year-old Egyptian engineer, Mohamed Abdelhafiz, who is reportedly a member of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood, to his...

Turkey remains ‘not free’ in 2019 Freedom House report

Turkey remains in the “not free” category in the “Freedom in the World 2019” report published by the Washington-based Freedom House on...

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Download PDF Turkey has expanded its witch hunt against critics to the West African nation of Senegal, specifically targeting...

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Download PDF   Turkey, the most notorious country in the world in terms of jailing journalists, with 237 currently behind bars, has also come after foreign...

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Download PDF - New report highlights crackdown on Kurdish political movement in Turkey The Kurdish political movement has come under intense pressure from the current government...

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Download PDF - Erdoğan’s long arm reaches to Norway, targeting critics of Turkish government Turkey has escalated its witch hunt persecution on critics to Norway using...

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Download PDF - A new report uncovers a murder of detained teacher in Turkey due to torture Deaths in detentions and prisons due to torture, abuse...

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Download PDF - Turkey weaponised Interpol system to persecute critics, new study exposes The Turkish government’s blatant abuse of the International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol) to...

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Download PDF - New research decodes how Turkey brands law abiding & peaceful people as terrorists The authoritarian government of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s open contempt...