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Altan brothers’ spirit can’t be imprisoned, says int’l law expert

International law expert Philippe Sands has penned an article for the Financial Times detailing his prison visit to the Altan brothers, two high-profile Turkish...

German court dismisses Erdoğan’s appeal to ban satirical poem

A German court on Tuesday rejected Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s appeal to ban outright a satirical poem recited by a comedian on German...

2 journalists face lengthy jail sentences due to criticism of Turkey’s Afrin operation

An indictment drafted by Turkish prosecutors seeks 10 and a half years for two journalists, Artı TV Ankara representative Sibel Hürtaş and Mezopotamya news...

Campaign launched in Turkey against lack of opposition election coverage on TRT

As the state-run Turkish Radio and Television (TRT) attracts growing criticism for failing to give sufficient election coverage to opposition parties, an online campaign...

Turkish government bans over 100,000 web pages

A worrying number of websites and pages have been banned by the Turkish government led by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, according to an article written...

Turkish court bans 9 books for connection to terrorism investigation

A Turkish court has banned the distribution and sale of nine books, printed by the pro-Kurdish Avesta Publications, according to reports in the Turkish...

COMMENTARY — Turkey’s intelligence agency tapped journalist as asset in CNN Turkish affiliate

By Abdullah Bozkurt The use of Turkish journalists as assets and media outlets as cover has long been a policy of Turkey’s National Intelligence Organization...

Woman jailed for insulting Turkish President Erdoğan on social media

A 54-year-old woman was arrested on Sunday in Eskişehir province for allegedly insulting Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on social media, private news agency...

Turkish opposition leader defies media embargo on her presidential campaign

Meral Akşener, the İYİ Party candidate for Turkey’s presidential election on June 24, challenged the lack of media coverage of her campaign, saying she...

Turkish watchdog warns Twitter over popular anti-government hashtags

Ömer Fatih Sayan, the director of Turkey’s Information Technologies and Communication Council (BTK), an Internet watchdog responsible for digital censorship in the country, has...

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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...

Erdoğan’s Long Arm: The Case Of Norway

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...

Turkey Cracks Down On Health Care Professionals

Download PDF - New research shows Turkey’s purge destroyed lives of 21,000 health care workers More than 21,000 health care professionals including doctors, nurses, medical professors,...

Tortured to Death: Holding Gökhan Açıkkollu’s Killers To Account

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...

Abuse Of The Interpol System By Turkey

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...

Erdoğan’s Rule by Royal Decree: Turkey’s Contempt for The Rule of Law

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...

Hate Speech Against Christians in Erdoğan’s Turkey

Download PDF - Erdoğan’s hatred fans anti-Christian campaign in Turkey, new study reveals The hatred towards Christian minority groups in Turkey and xenophobic euphoria against Christians...

More Turks Report Anxiety, Stress and depression Under Erdogan’s Rule

Download PDF - More Turks report stress, depression and anxiety in Erdogan’s Turkey The escalating crackdown on fundamental rights and freedoms in an increasingly repressive regime...

15 July Erdogan’s Coup

Download PDF - One year on, new research uncovers Turkey’s coup bid staged by Erdoğan himself Stockholm Center for Freedom (SCF) has published an updated version...