Turkish ambassador in Stockholm slanders Swedish schools as terror financiers

In a scandalous remark made to Radio Sweden, Turkey's ambassador in Stockholm, Kaya Türkmen effectively called Swedish schools and associations run by people affiliated...

CoE congress urges strengthening of local democracy in Turkey

The Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe (CoE) on Wednesday adopted a recommendation and resolution on the situation of...

Ex-Pentagon adviser says Turkey is heading towards civil conflict, if not civil war

Michael Rubin, a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute and a former Pentagon adviser, said on Wednesday that Turkey's autocratic President Recep Tayyip...

Erdoğan accuses main opposition of siding with terror groups in ‘no’ campaign

Turkey’s autocratic President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on Wednesday that the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) is acting in line with terrorist groups...

Turkey ends Operation Euphrates Shield in Syria

Turkey announced on Wednesday that it had terminated Operation Euphrates Shield, which was launched last August against Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant...

Prominent Turkish figures call for release of jailed HDP deputies

Over 440 intellectuals, politicians and writers, including jailed journalist Hasan Cemal, former Taraf daily Editor-in-Chief Yasemin Çongar, Kurdish writer Tarık Ziya Ekinci and Kurdish...

416 people reinstated to their public posts by new gov’t decree

A total of 416 people from various ministries and public institutions who were dismissed by earlier decrees were reinstated to their posts by a...

Activities of Dutch-based Booking.com banned in Turkey

An İstanbul court on Wednesday ruled for a preventive ban on the activities of the Booking.com online hotel booking platform in Turkey due to...

Turkish intel spying on 12 hotels in US, collecting clients’ personal data

A recent news article at the pro-government Akşam daily revealed that Turkey’s National Intelligence Organization (MİT) agents have been involved in espionage against 12 hotels...

Lawyer representing dissident politician Akşener detained over coup involvement

Nuri Polat, a lawyer representing Meral Akşener, a former deputy and candidate for leadership of the opposition Nationalist Movement Party (MHP), has been detained...

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The Year in Review: Crackdown on the Kurdish Political Movement

The Turkish government continued its efforts to criminalize the Kurdish political movement with a view to weakening the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), Turkey’s...

The Year in Review: Press Freedom

The Turkish government continued to muzzle the press in 2020 in a variety of ways, including imprisoning journalists, eliminating media outlets, overseeing the purchase...

The Year in Review: Torture and Inhuman Treatment

Turkey has experienced a marked resurgence of torture and ill-treatment in custody over the past five years and especially since a coup attempt on...

The Year in Review: Minority and Refugee Rights

Turkey’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, and his key ally, leader of the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) Devlet Bahçeli, continued to use a divisive ultranationalist...

The Year in Review: Women’s Rights

The year 2020 has witnessed an increase in rights violations against women in Turkey, with rising numbers of femicide cases amid discussions of withdrawing...

Erdogan’s Long Arm: The Case of Senegal

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

Clampdown on foreign journalists in Turkey

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...

Free Thought under Siege in Turkey: the Crackdown on Education

Download PDF   - Crackdown on education sector in Turkey victimized nearly 100,000 teachers and academics The crackdown on critical thinking in Turkey with an unprecedented witch...

‘Erdoğan’s Long Arm: The Case of Sweden’

Download PDF   Turkey has expanded its witch hunt against critics to Sweden, using government institutions, affiliated NGOs and operatives, a report released by the Stockholm Center...

Kurdish political movement under crackdown in Turkey: The case of the HDP

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...