Mother of toddler arrested in defiance of legal provisions

Sultan and İbrahim Ataş, the parents of a 14-month-old-toddler and a 3-year-old girl, were arrested on Sunday despite legal provisions that require postponement of...

Pro-Kurdish mayor, 2 politicians in police custody hospitalized for food poisoning: report

Ayhan Bilgen, co-mayor of the eastern city of Kars from the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), and two other HDP politicians were hospitalized for...

Ankara orders detention of 82 Kurdish politicians over protests against alleged Turkish support for...

The Ankara Chief Public Prosecutor’s Office has ordered the detention of 82 prominent pro-Kurdish politicians, with some of them detained as of Friday morning...

76-year-old man convicted for speaking Kurdish dies in prison

Ali Boçnak (76), who was detained in 2009 for conducting a religious ceremony in his mother tongue of Kurdish, has passed away in prison,...

39 lawyers charged with terrorism for reporting torture in Turkish prisons

Thirty-nine lawyers detained on September 11 have been charged with terrorism for reporting the torture their clients were subjected to in prison, according to...

Mass detention warrant issued for Turkish lawyers, systematically targeted because of their work

The İzmir Chief Public Prosecutor’s Office on Tuesday ordered the detention of 66 lawyers as part of what appears to be a campaign against...

2017 law governing Turkey’s Board of Judges and Prosecutors undermines independence of judiciary: UN...

A law governing Turkey’s Board of Judges and Prosecutors (HSK) continues to have adverse effects on the independence of the judiciary and the separation...

Kurdish politician sentenced to prison for calling President Erdoğan a misogynist

A former Kurdish parliamentarian jailed in on terrorism charges has been handed down an additional prison sentence for insulting President Tayyip Erdoğan, Reuters reported,...

Turkish lawyers should not be criminalized for engaging in their profession: PACE

Rapporteurs from the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) have expressed concern over the situation of lawyers in Turkey after what they...

Syrian family claims they were tortured at border by Turkish soldiers

A Syrian family attempting to cross into Turkey was detained in the border city of Urfa and subjected to torture by members of the...

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