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Government-appointed trustee dissolves Van City Council

Mehmet Emin Bilmez, appointed by Turkey’s Interior Ministry as a trustee in place of the mayor of Van, who was removed by the government...

Turkey dismisses 3 Kurdish mayors, detains hundreds on terrorism charges

The Turkish government on Monday appointed trustees to three municipalities in the predominantly Kurdish Southeast of Turkey, dismissing the newly elected mayors of Van, Mardin...

Newspaper subscription, school enrollment not terrorist activity, says Turkey’s top appeals court

Turkey’s Supreme Court of Appeals has reversed a lower court ruling that sentenced a defendant to prison on terrorism charges for buying a subscription...

Turkey orders detention of 2,073 Gülen followers in July

According to Turkey’s deputy interior minister, İsmail Çataklı 2,073 suspects were detained in July as part of a post-coup crackdown targeting the faith-based Gülen...

Lawyers denied access to abducted men now in police custody: Ankara Bar Association

The Ankara Bar Association on Thursday released a statement reporting that four Gülen followers who turned up in police custody after being missing since...

Math professor accused of terrorist propaganda released pending trial

Tuna Altınel, a Lyon University professor of mathematics who was accused of disseminating terrorist propaganda, was released pending trial on Tuesday by a court...

Abducted men show physical and mental signs of torture: families

Families of four Gülen followers who appeared in police custody after being missing since February revealed that their loved ones might have been subjected...

4 of 6 men abducted six months ago now in police custody, 2 remain...

The family members of four men who were reportedly abducted by Turkish intelligence in February confirmed yesterday that their relatives were in custody at...

Turkey’s Constitutional Court rules academics’ rights violated in peace petition case

Turkey’s Constitutional Court on Friday said the rights of academics who were dismissed or prosecuted for signing a “peace petition” were violated. The decision...

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...

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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...