Former Turkish deputy PM: The death of America is nearing

Former Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Hakan Çavuşoğlu said the United States would soon be finished and that Turkey does not fear the power of...

Turkey locks up 228 journalists, a new world record

The number of jailed journalists in Turkey has reached to 228, a new world record, as the massive crackdown on the free, independent and...

Turkey’s top court receives over 190,000 individual applications in last 6 years

Turkey’s Constitutional Court received 191,371 individual applications between 2012 and June 30 of this year, some 60 percent of them concerning violations of the...

Erdoğan blocks news about himself, his family, his senior officials: report

Forty-two percent of news reports blocked in Turkey between November 2019 and October 2020 are related to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, his family...

Businessman takes refuge with Austrian police after Turkish consulate attempts to seize passport

Yavuz Bülbül, a 37-year-old Turkish businessman, took refuge with Austrian police after officers at the Turkish Consulate General in Vienna attempted to seize his...

Turkish gov’t detains teacher couple after speaking out in an interview broadcasted by Finland’s...

A Turkish teacher couple, identified as Serdar A. and Merve A., were detained after Turkish authorities found out that they had spoken against the...
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Ousted mayor of Batman detained as part of terror investigation

Mehmet Demir, ousted mayor of the southeastern city of Batman, was detained by the police yesterday as part of a terrorism-related investigation. Demir was previously...

HDP calls Turkish prisons ‘torture centers,’ urges EP, EU and UN to take action

Turkey's pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) on Friday called on the United Nations, the European Parliament and the European Commission to "urgently" take action...

Turkish gov’t prosecutes 261 people over social media posts in a week

The Turkish government has investigated 376 social media accounts and taken legal action against 261 users over the last week (Sept.10-Sept.17) on accusations of...

İHD: 1,413 detained, 128 tortured in Kurdish-populated region of Turkey in first half of...

At least 128 prisoners were subjected to torture and ill-treatment in prisons and 1,413 people, including 44 children, were detained in mostly Kurdish populated provinces of...

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Left Behind to Die: COVID-19 in Turkish Prisons and Discrimination Against Political Prisoners

Download PDF   This report focuses on amendments made to the Law on the Execution of Sentences and Security Measures in order to decrease Turkey’s prison...

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