Turkey still the world’s biggest jailer of journalists, says Pen International

Turkey is still the world’s number-one jailer of journalists, said Pen International in its 2019 case list, which monitored 212 cases of repression of writers...

Journalist Can Ataklı to stand trial over negative comments on TV

Turkish journalist Can Ataklı has been indicted for comments critical of a dress code that allowed a public school teacher appear wearing a headscarf...

Nordic Monitor reveals content of censored Council of Europe torture report on Turkey

Documents detailing torture and abuse in Turkish prisons and detention centers obtained by Nordic Monitor explain why Turkey has for four years blocked the...

Policeman attempting to detain disabled child in SE Turkey leads to outrage

A video showing a police officer chasing children down by firing his gun and attempting to detain a mentally challenged child during a curfew...

State-run bank cancels client’s credit card due to dismissal from state job in post-coup...

Turkey’s state-run Halkbank has admitted that it canceled a credit card last year due to the fact that the owner of the card was...

Man attempts to torch gate of Armenian church in İstanbul

A man attempted to set fire to the gate of the Dznunt Surp Asdvadzadzni Church in İstanbul’s Bakırköy district on Friday morning, according to...

Death of Ahmet Burhan Ataç reveals plight of children caught up in Turkey’s massive...

The terrible ordeal of an 8-year-old Turkish boy who lost his life to cancer while his father was jailed and his mother tried on...

Political prisoners should be released immediately: UN special rapporteur

Against the backdrop of the coronavirus pandemic, a UN special rapporteur called on member states to release inmates who were unlawfully imprisoned, including political...

44 inmates in İstanbul’s Silivri Prison test positive for COVID-19

Forty-four inmates in İstanbul’s Silivri Prison have tested positive for COVID-19, the chief public prosecutor’s office announced on Friday, the Gazete Duvar news website...

8-year-old son of purge victims dies of cancer

Ahmet Burhan Ataç, an 8-year-old whose parents have been prosecuted over alleged links to the Gülen movement, died of cancer early on Thursday, according...

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