46 purge victims have died by suicide in post-coup crackdown: report

Forty-six victims of Turkey’s massive post-coup purge of state institutions have committed suicide, according to a report drafted by an opposition deputy on the...

15-year-old girl released pending trial after 12-day detention

A 15-year-old Kurdish girl who was taken into police custody along with other family members was released 12 days later, Turkish media reported on...

Veteran journalist sentenced to 6 years, 10 months in prison

The İstanbul 35th High Criminal Court on Tuesday sentenced veteran journalist Mehmet Gündem to six years, 10 months, 15 days on charges of membership...

Presidency seeks to strip opposition leader and 9 deputies of immunity

A presidential summary of proceedings seeking the removal of the parliamentary immunity of Turkey’s main opposition leader and nine opposition deputies has made its...

Pro-gov’t think tank profiles foreign media workers in Turkey

Turkey’s Foundation for Political, Economic and Social Research (SETA), a pro- government think tank, on Saturday published a 200-page report on journalists who work...

Turkey’s Supreme Court of Appeals declines to uphold aggravated life imprisonment of journalists

The 16th Criminal Department of Turkey’s Supreme Court of Appeals has declined to uphold the aggravated life sentences handed down by a lower court...

Jailed religious leader’s daughters face prosecution for marching to support him

Two daughters aged 15 and 16 of jailed anti-government Islamist leader Alpaslan Kuytul have been summoned by an Adana court over their participation in...

Visually impaired journalist Cüneyt Arat released from prison

Visually impaired Turkish journalist Cüneyt Arat, who was jailed in July 2017 over alleged links to the Gülen movement, was released pending appeal from...

Kurdish politicians beaten by police in Turkey’s east

Two Kurdish co-mayors of Ağrı in eastern Turkey were subjected to excessive police force, Turkish media reported on Wednesday. Betül Yaşar, who was elected mayor...

Turkish courts handed down sentences to 41 journalists in first half of 2019

The Free Journalists Initiative (ÖGİ) has announced that the first six months of the year saw the trial of 287 journalists, 41 of whom...

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