COMMENTARY – Al-Qaeda and ISIL outfits operate in Turkey under charity cover

By Abdullah Bozkurt Two front aid groups that operate in Turkey’s southeastern border provinces near Syria, led by known militants of al-Qaeda and the Islamic...

Turkish gov’t jails yet another woman with 25-day-old baby

Ayşe Şeyma Taş, who gave birth 25 days ago, was jailed together with her newborn baby by the Turkish government led by President Recep...

Female student who ‘insulted’ Atatürk arrested by Turkish court

A 21-year-old female university student who was detained for “insulting” Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the founder of the Republic of Turkey, was arrested by a...

COMMENTARY — The air force on NATO’s southern flank gutted

By Abdullah Bozkurt The Islamist government of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has gutted the NATO alliance’s second largest army, depleting what used to be a...

German intelligence agency considers investigating Turkey’s DİTİB for illegal activities

Germany’s domestic security agency has turned its attention to the Turkish-Islamic Union for Religious Affairs (DİTİB), one of Germany’s largest pro-Erdoğan Islamist organizations, after...

French intellectuals protest Macron inviting Turkey’s Erdoğan to World War I ceremonies

A group of French intellectuals, politicians and civil society organizations published a joint letter in Le Monde on Tuesday protesting French President Emmanuel Macron for inviting...

CHP refers deputy to disciplinary committee over remarks on call to prayer in Turkish

Turkey's main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) executive board has referred deputy Öztürk Yılmaz to its disciplinary committee over remarks on a TV station...

COMMENTARY — Erdoğan shields Hizb ut-Tahrir from criminal prosecution in Turkey

By Abdullah Bozkurt Hizb ut-Tahrir, an outlawed group that calls for the reinstatement of the caliphate that was abolished in Turkey, was recently given a...

Dutch intelligence report: ISIL using Turkey as base to reorganize and threaten Europe

The Dutch General Intelligence and Security Service (AIVD) has reported that the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) has been using Turkey as a...

Turkish teacher tells story of horrific torture under 30-day police detention in Ankara

“I was subjected to severe torture. They threatened me, saying, 'Either you will talk or you're going to die.' After they tortured me, they...

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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...

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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...

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...