27 people detained for visiting families whose members were released from prison

As part of a post-coup crackdown targeting followers of the faith-based Gülen movement, Turkish police in Antalya province on Sunday detained 27...

European Court of Human Rights rejects Cizre curfew victims’ application

The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has declined to consider a complaint regarding curfew incidents in Cizre in which 137 people...

UN special rapporteur: Turkey must ensure fair appeal for Judge Murat Arslan after ‘gross...

The authorities in Turkey must guarantee a fair appeals process for award-winning senior Judge Murat Arslan, who has been convicted in violation...

3 more Turkish academics get suspended sentences for peace call

An İstanbul high criminal court on Thursday handed down suspended sentences of one year, three months to three Turkish academics on terrorism...

15-year sentences sought for lawyers on terrorism charges

A public prosecutor has sought a prison sentence of 15 years for each of 33 lawyers on charges of membership in a...

Prosecutor investigates deputy over terrorism for failing to condemn speech

A prosecutor in Diyarbakır recently launched an investigation into human rights activist and Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) deputy Ömer Faruk Gergerlioğlu on...

Turkey deports 29-year-old Egyptian who faces death penalty at home

Turkish authorities in January deported a 29-year-old Egyptian engineer, Mohamed Abdelhafiz, who is reportedly a member of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood, to his...

Erdoğan’s government to seize Turkey’s largest listed bank

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan repeated his determination that Turkey's largest listed bank, Türkiye İş Bankası (İşbank), would be handed over to...

Kavala complains about lack of indictment after 15 months in pretrial detention

Turkish human rights activist and philanthropist Osman Kavala underlined in a letter sent from prison that he has spent 15 months in...

Jailed former mayor of Diyarbakır sentenced to 14 years in prison on terrorism charges

Gülten Kışanak, a former mayor of Diyarbakır who has been in pretrial detention since October 31, 2016, was sentenced on Friday to...

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