Opposition deputy calls for release of jailed journalist diagnosed with stage 4 cancer

A jailed Turkish journalist was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer, an opposition deputy reported, calling on the government to release him for proper treatment...

Former Turkish prosecutor held in solitary confinement for 500 days

Former İstanbul prosecutor Sadrettin Sarıkaya has been held in solitary confinement for more than 500 days, according to his son Seyfullah Sarıkaya. Sadrettin Sarıkaya, the...

Turkish government blocks access to Fethullah Gülen’s four critical videos in Youtube

Turkish government has blocked access to four critical videos of Turkish-Islamic scholar Fethullah Gülen which were recently posted in Youtube on Tuesday. Following a demand...

Erdoğan files criminal complaint against columnist, alleging instigation of coup

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s lawyer has filed a criminal complaint against journalist Ragıp Zarakolu for a column he wrote, accusing him of “instigating...

Turkish spy Sayan confesses working for MİT at first hearing in Germany for monitoring...

Mehmet Fatih Sayan, an alleged member of National Intelligence Agency (MİT) of Turkey, has stood trial for alleged plans to assassinate Kurdish politicians in...

Turkish police detains two more people for wearing ‘HERO’ T-shirts

Turkish police on Wednesday detained two people wearing a T-shirt bearing the word “hero” in Eskişehir province one day after two university students were...

Turkish government’s persecution targeting dissident academics goes on with sham trials

Turkish government's systematic persecution campaign targeting dissident academicians has went on through sham trials on the courts instructed and controlled by government across Turkey. Second...

EU commissioner Hahn calls for change of tack in ties with Turkey

Johannes Hahn, the European Union‘s (EU) commissioner for enlargement, urged EU governments on April 24 to consider changing its relationship with Turkey after a...

Erdoğan: Turkey no longer needs European Union

Turkey no longer needs the European Union, Turkish autocratic President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on Sunday, the T24 news website reported. Speaking at the opening...

Turkish woman says she miscarried baby due to stress under police custody

https://twitter.com/TurkeyPurge/status/899385763938414592 A Turkish woman, whose identity remains anonymous, has said in a recent video recording that she miscarried her baby due to the stress she...

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