Turkish Supreme Court of Appeals upholds jail for opposition figure

Turkey’s Supreme Court of Appeals on Thursday upheld a prison sentence for the head of the İstanbul branch of the country’s main opposition party,...

Former military cadet arrested to serve sentence for links to Gülen movement

A former military cadet was arrested on Tuesday at the Izmir airport to serve a seven year, six month sentence for links to the...

HDP lawmakers submit parliamentary question about pregnant women in Turkish prisons

Lawmakers from the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) submitted a parliamentary question addressing the justice minister concerning pregnant women in Turkish prisons, the Bold Medya...

Pregnant woman arrested despite regulations diagnosed with cardiac dysrhythmia in prison

 A six-months-pregnant woman who was sent to prison for alleged links to the Gülen movement in April despite regulations has been diagnosed with cardiac...

Neighborhood watchmen allegedly harass 16-year-old girl in Istanbul

A 16-year-old girl was allegedly harassed and detained on Monday night by neighborhood watchmen in Istanbul, the Medyaport news website reported. The young girl, whose...

Turkish activists and unions say migrant workers exploited by employers

Human rights activists and union workers have said migrant workers in Turkey are being exploited by their employers, the Birgün daily reported. Eyüp Özer from...

Migration experts say majority of Syrians do not want to go home in response...

Following Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's announcement last week that his government is working on a new project to ensure the “voluntary” return home...

Amid a culture of impunity, courts protect people in positions of power, lawyers say

Lawyers involved in legal proceedings concerning vulnerable communities in Turkey have said the judiciary often protects people in power by granting them impunity. Speaking to...

HDP lawmaker submits parliamentary question regarding underage inmates confined with adults in Maltepe Prison

Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) deputy Gülistan Kılıç Koçyiğit in a parliamentary question addressing the Turkish Ministry of Justice asked if it was true that...

Authorities refuse to release critically ill mother of 3 arrested for Gülen links

Gülden Aşık, a mother of three who was arrested after being sentenced to six years, three months in prison for alleged links to the...

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