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Turkey urgently needs to demonstrate concrete progress on rule of law, fundamental freedoms:...

The European Union External Action Service (EEAS) said in a statement issued on Saturday that a Turkish court’s decision to convict four human rights...
Fatma Elarslan

Prosecutor declines to pursue killing of 13-year-old Kurdish girl, claiming she was a terrorist

A prosecutor has made a decision of no prosecution in the case of 13-year-old Fatma Elarslan, who was killed during a curfew in the...

Turkey made highest number of removal requests to Twitter in 2019, report shows

A report drafted by the Freedom of Expression Association (İFÖD) has shown that Turkey made the highest number of applications to the Twitter social...
Cavusoglu and Turkish MFA

New ‘research center’ a dead end for purged diplomats reinstated by the courts

Career diplomats who were purged from the Foreign Ministry by the Turkish government and subsequently reinstated by the courts will be employed in a...
Amnesty

Turkish court convicts 4 human rights activists on terrorism-related charges

A Turkish court on Friday convicted Amnesty International’s former Turkey chairman, Taner Kılıç, of membership in a terrorist organization and sentenced him to more...

Erdoğan orders shutdown of university linked to political rival: report

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has ordered the closure of a university in İstanbul linked to a rival and former prime minister, according to...
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Turkey’s top court: Using messaging app ByLock can be considered evidence of membership...

Turkey’s Constitutional Court in a ruling published June 26 denied a petition in which the applicant had claimed that using the messaging app ByLock...
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Turkish regulator suspends pro-opposition Halk TV, TELE1 broadcasts for 5 days

İlhan Taşcı, a member of Turkey’s broadcast regulator, the Radio and Television Supreme Council (RTÜK), announced on Twitter today that RTÜK has ruled to...
secret witness

Secret gov’t witness who testified in over 100 cases recants his testimony, citing mental...

In a petition to Turkey’s Supreme Court of Appeals, İ.Ö., a secret witness who testified in more than 100 cases, said his testimony should...
Haluk Savas

Turkish purge victim, rights activist loses battle against cancer

Haluk Savaş, 54, a leading human rights activist and a victim of a large-scale post-coup purge in Turkey, lost his battle against cancer on...

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