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CoE human rights commissioner to intervene in Kavala’s case at ECtHR

Council of Europe (CoE) Commissioner for Human Rights Dunja Mijatović has announced her decision to intervene in a case against jailed Turkish rights activist...

Turkish prosecutors issue 142 detention warrants over alleged Gülen links

Turkish prosecutors on Tuesday issued detention warrants for 142 people as part of a post-coup crackdown targeting followers of the faith-based Gülen movement, the...

486 people detained over Gülen links in past week

Turkish police detained 486 people between Nov. 12 and Nov. 19 as part of its post-coup crackdown targeting followers of the Gülen movement, according...

Journalist to spend several days in prison due to delay in paperwork

A Kurdish journalist will spend several days in jail until legal paperwork for his 11 month, 20 day prison sentence is completed by officials. Journalist...

Turkey did not obtain Khashoggi recording through surveillance: minister

Defense Minister Hulusi Akar on Monday said that Turkey did not obtain an audio recording related to the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at...

Erdoğan troll claims pro-government columnists blackmail Turkish mayors

Fatih Tezcan, a well-known troll for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, claimed in a web broadcast that two pro-government columnists, Hadi Özışık and Süleyman...

US official says investigation into Turkey’s Halkbank still underway

An unnamed US official who met with a group of Turkish journalists said that an investigation into Turkey’s state-owned Halkbank conducted by the Office...

Turkish gov’t aims to bring researchers back home after dismissing thousands of them

A program to bring Turkish researchers back home will be launched on Dec. 15, said Mustafa Varank, Turkey’s Technology and Industry Minister on Wednesday,...

Turkish court sentences German-Kurdish singer Cane to 6 years in prison

German-Kurdish singer Saide İnaç, who goes by the name Hozan Cane, has been found guilty of membership in the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK)...

Hearing at ECtHR reveals Turkish prosecutor denied access to vital information

A Turkish prosecutor who had dropped a case involving human rights violations in Turkey’s Kurdish district of Cizre was prohibited access to vital military...

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Turkey’s Erdoğan lambastes Council of State over student oath decision he dislikes

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan lambasted the Council of State, which recently issued a decision reinstating the daily recitation of a student oath in...

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...