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Exiled journos launch Turkish news portal in Germany

A group of exiled Turkish journalists including targeted journalist Can Dündar has launched a Germany-based online news portal titled “Özgürüz" (We Are Free) on...

Pro-government Turkish daily insults ‘T A M A M’ Twitter protestors

The pro-government Akşam daily on Thursday insulted Turkish Twitter users who joined the T A M A M (OK in Turkish) campaign following a...

CSU leader Seehofer demands EU cut financial aid to Turkey

Horst Seehofer, leader of the Christian Democratic Union’s (CDU) Bavarian sister party, the Christian Social Union (CSU), has asked Brussels to cut off European...

Recently released CHP deputy Enis Berberoğlu takes oath in Turkish Parliament

Turkey's main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) deputy Enis Berberoglu took his oath of office in parliament on Monday after the Supreme Court of...

Jailed journalist Ilıcak appears in Turkish court on espionage charges

Renowned journalist Nazlı Ilıcak, who was jailed in the aftermath of a failed coup attempt in Turkey in July 2016 and given an aggravated...

Turkish court sentences jailed journalist Soncan without allowing him access to evidence

A Turkish court on April 10 handed down a prison sentence of seven-and-a-half years on terror charges to journalist Emre Soncan (36), who is...

Jailed journalist Ünal: By arresting journalists you cannot save yourselves from Dec. 17-25 graft...

Former Ankara Representative of now-closed Zaman daily, Mustafa Ünal, who was standing trial after 419 days in pretrial detention, targeted the the corrupt government...

Turkey Purge: 1601 people detained, 895 people jailed over alleged Gülen links across Turkey...

Turkish government has continued its massive post-coup witch hunt targeting the alleged members of the Gülen movement  and the citizens from Turkey’s Kurdish minority...

For Turkish media, purge victims, including infants, in boat tragedy are all ‘terrorists’

The most of Turkish media outlets including those seemingly independent and not surprisingly pro-government organizations have referred to the victims of a boat tragedy...

World famous Indian cartoonist launches campaign for jailed journalists in Turkey

A world famous political cartoonist and free speech activist Aseem Trivedi has launched a “cartoon campaign” for raising awareness on wide-scale oppression targeting journalists...

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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...

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...

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...