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Turkish court sentences renowned academic Laçiner to more than 9 years in prison over...

Prominent Turkish academic and political scientist Prof. Dr. Sedat Laçiner, who was arrested in the wake of a controversial coup in Turkey on July...

Turkish court bans three books on Kurdish history

Three translated books on Kurdish history published by Turkey’s Avesta Yayıncılık have been banned by a local Turkish court on the grounds of “triggering...

Turkish gov’t detains 53 people over alleged links to Gülen movement

The Turkish government on Tuesday detained 53 people across Turkey, mostly police and military officers, as part of its massive post-coup witch hunt targeting...

Turkish gov’t detains 30,433 people in 9 months for alleged links to ‘terrorism’

The Turkish government has detained more than 30,000 people in the past nine months for alleged links to the Gülen movement and the outlawed...

Turkish court rejects Yücel’s demand for damages arising from imprisonment

A Turkish court has rejected a German-Turkish journalist’s request for compensation for his yearlong imprisonment in Turkey, The Associated Press reported. Deniz Yücel, a correspondent...

Turkish gov’t launches probe into ODTÜ students for unfurling rainbow flag at graduation

An investigation has been launched into more than 20 students at the Ankara-based Middle East Technical University (ODTÜ) for unfurling a rainbow flag at...

Turkish lira firms after US remarks on expected meeting over Brunson with Turkish officials

Turkey’s currency firmed more than 3 percent against the dollar on Monday, boosted after US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he expected discussions...

COMMENTARY — Turkey scrambled to contain fallout from Erdoğan’s jihadist friends

By Abdullah Bozkurt It appears Turkey’s intelligence agency, which has long trafficked, armed and supported foreign fighters in the bloody Syrian civil war since 2011...

Cumhuriyet reporter faces investigation due to report on Turkish court’s Brunson ruling

Turkish prosecutors have launched an investigation into the Cumhuriyet daily’s court reporter, Alican Uludağ, due to a report he wrote about a Turkish court’s...

Helsinki Commission chair disappointed by Turkish court decision on jailed NASA scientist

Helsinki Commission Chairman Sen. Roger Wicker, a Republican from Mississippi, has expressed his disappointment over a recent decision by a Turkish court to reduce...

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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...

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...