Turkey orders detention of 189 people over alleged Gülen links in a one day

Turkish prosecutors on Tuesday ordered the detention of 189 people including teachers, former public officers, engineers, businessmen and active duty and dismissed military officers...

Turkey orders detention of 104 people in a week for aiding families of post-coup...

Turkish authorities have over the past week ordered the detention of 104 people for helping the families of individuals targeted by a post-coup crackdown...

Opposition MP questions whereabouts of man who went missing 25 months ago

In a parliamentary question to Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu, opposition MP Mustafa Yeneroğlu sought information on the whereabouts of Yusuf Bilge Tunç, who went...

Turkey’s judicial council promotes judge who defied Constitutional Court ruling

Turkey’s Council of Judges and Prosecutors (HSK) has promoted judge Akın Gürlek, who presided over an İstanbul court that refused to implement a Constitutional...

43 people detained for aiding families of post-coup victims

Forty-three people, 16 of whom are dismissed public officers, were detained in the northern province of Ordu for helping the families of individuals targeted...

200 lawyers express support for Şenyaşar family demanding justice in political murder case

Two hundred lawyers have expressed support for Emine Şenyaşar and her son Ferit Şenyaşar, who have been protesting in front of the Şanlıurfa Courthouse...

Turkey uses facial recognition to spy on millions: report

The government of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has added a facial recognition system to its law enforcement arsenal that helps it investigate millions of...

Photographs reveal former officer handcuffed to hospital bed while intubated for COVID-19

Recently emerged photographs have revealed that a former decorated police officer who died last year of COVID-19 was handcuffed to a hospital bed while...

UN Working Group to address ‘disappearance’ of Selahaddin Gülen

The UN Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances will address the disappearance and forcible return to Turkey of Selahaddin Gülen, a teacher who...

Turkish prosecutor extends sentence of a political prisoner, eliminating his chance for parole

A Turkish prosecutor has unilaterally extended the prison sentence of political prisoner Resul Baltacı without the benefit of a court proceeding, eliminating his chances...

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