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...

Tortured, robbed and pushed back to Turkey, migrants face rogue force in Greece: report

A Turkish migrant who fled Ankara’s crackdown on dissent has given a detailed account of push-back on Greek soil to Bold Medya on Friday,...

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...
Maryam Shariatmadari

Iranian activist facing deportation from Turkey fears torture and death penalty

Iranian citizen Maryam Shariatmadari, who went to Turkey on a tourist visa after receiving a prison sentence in Iran for protesting, was detained by...

Uighur Muslims protesting China not allowed to enter Ankara

A group of Uighur Muslims travelling to Turkey’s capital to make a press statement protesting China’s persecution of Uighurs was not allowed to enter...

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...

Rights watchdogs: Turkey should immediately release human rights defender Osman Kavala

The International Commission of Jurists (ICJ), Human Rights Watch (HRW) and the Turkey Human Rights Litigation Support Project in a statement on Monday called...
Spano posing with members of Turkey's ruling party

European rights court president draws further ire by posing with members of Turkey’s ruling...

President of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) Róbert Ragnar Spanó drew further ire from human rights defenders and the Turkish opposition after...

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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