Turkish government’s witch hunt targeting Gülen movement in full throttle

Turkey's Justice Minister Bekir Bozdağ announced on Wednesday that a total of 1,094 cases have been launched against those who are allegedly affiliated with the...
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Full-fledged hate speech by Erdoğan: Gülen movement became ‘unthinking slaves’

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has added new insults to his rich collection of hate speeches and defamation targeting Gülen movement on Wednesday and...

Detention warrant issued for HDP deputy Öcalan

As crackdown on pro-Kurdish People’s Democracy Party (HDP) and Democratic Regions Party (DBP) continues, a Turkish court on Wednesday issued a detention warrant for...

Pressure and terrorist threats on Christians on the rise in Turkey

The Association of Protestant Churches has released a report which revealed that hate speech, attacks and terrorist threats against Christians increased in Turkey in...

58 passengers denied flights from Istanbul to US in four days

58 people have been unable to depart from Istanbul’s Atatürk Airport over the last four days due to U.S. President Donald Trump’s executive order prohibiting immigrants...

Forty academics from Istanbul University charged with terror over alleged Gülen links

Forty Istanbul University academics, who have been accused of terrorism over alleged links to Gülen movement, appeared in an İstanbul court on Tuesday. Ten out...

83-year-old arrestee shares same prison cell with grandchild

83-year-old Hacı İsa Sezek is being kept in the same prison cell with his 29-year-old grandchild as Turkey exploits ambiguous terror laws to imprison...

İHD Co-Chair Keskin: UN’s WHO should investigate Turkish prisons

The Human Rights Association (IHD) Co-chair Eren Keskin has called the UN’s World Health Organization (WHO) to investigate Turkish prisons to assess the situation...

Freedom House: Turkey posts second worst decline in freedoms in a decade

Turkey has shared the second most dramatic decline in freedoms in the last decade with African nation Gambia, according to new ranking by Freedom...

The assets of the Kurdish Institute of Istanbul seized

Assets of the Kurdish Institute of Istanbul, which was closed down in December 2016, have been seized by Turkish government through the Saving Deposits...

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