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Turkey’s legal framework and enforcement system are inadequate to fight corruption: Transparency International

Turkey’s legal framework and enforcement system are inadequate to fight corruption, Transparency International said in its recent report on the bribery of foreign public...
Yüksel Kocaman and Erdogan

Public prosecutor’s wedding day visit to Erdoğan with bride sparks controversy

The wedding day visit of Ankara Chief Public Prosecutor Yüksel Kocaman and his bride to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan at his palace on...

Council of Europe reaffirms support for Istanbul Convention amid Turkey’s possible withdrawal from treaty

The Committee on Equality and Non-Discrimination of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) on September 11 released a statement and reaffirmed...

Strip search of women in Turkey used for humiliation, witness testimonies show

The testimony of an increasing number of women detained on terrorism charges shows that Turkish security forces use strip searches unlawfully and systematically in...

Turkey should end detention of lawyers held for representing clients: ICJ

The International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) on Monday expressed its deep concern at the issuance of detention warrants for 60 lawyers in Turkey on...

Turkey issues detention warrants for 60 lawyers following Erdoğan’s call to suspend attorneys accused...

The Ankara Chief Public Prosecutor’s Office on Friday issued detention warrants for 60 lawyers on terror charges, following a call by Turkish President Recep...

Disabled man with multiple health problems kept in prison on bogus terrorism charges

Bilal Danış (30), a former public servant in the western city of Izmir who was arrested in November 2016 and convicted on bogus terrorism...

Son of jailed prosecutor suffering from brain tumor pleads for father’s release

The son of Sadrettin Sarıkaya, a former specially authorized prosecutor who was arrested on charges of membership in the Gülen movement in 2017, has...

Jailed Kurdish leader Demirtaş: Human tragedy unfolding in Turkish prisons

A human tragedy is unfolding in Turkish prisons, said Selahattin Demirtaş, the jailed former co-chair of the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), in a...
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Turkey issues detention warrants for 27 noncommissioned military officers over alleged Gülen links

Turkish authorities on Friday ordered the detention of 27 noncommissioned officers (NCOs) from the military, including active duty personnel, as part of a massive...

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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 members of the Gülen movement, using...

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...