European rights court rejects Turkey’s appeal of Kavala verdict

The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has rejected an appeal from the Turkish government of a ruling on jailed businessman Osman Kavala in...

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...

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...

Turkey keeps sick inmate in prison after repeated intensive care treatment

Sabri Kaya, an inmate in an Osmaniye detention facility with a heart condition, was sent back to prison after several visits to intensive care...

Another Grup Yorum musician on hunger strike dies in prison on 297th day

Mustafa Koçak, a jailed member of the Grup Yorum band who had been on a hunger strike in a prison in western Turkey, died...

Opposition deputy calls for release of jailed journalist diagnosed with stage 4 cancer

A jailed Turkish journalist was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer, an opposition deputy reported, calling on the government to release him for proper treatment...

Where is Yusuf Bilge Tunç?

Yusuf Bilge Tunç disappeared in broad daylight on August 6, 2019, leaving no trace behind. He has not been heard from since. All the...

Yet another family ruined as mother dies while purge-victim father is in jail

Two-year-old Elif Zehra Çalışkan is now without parents as her mother died after falling from a balcony and her father, an academic, has been...

Helin Bölek, member of Turkish band Grup Yorum, dies on death fast

Helin Bölek, a member of the Turkish leftist band Grup Yorum who has been on a death fast for 288 days, died on April...

Turkish gov’t refuses to release inmates despite detection of coronavirus in overcrowded prisons

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s Islamist government has rejected calls from human rights organizations to release inmates from two overcrowded prisons despite detection in those...

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Download PDF   - Crackdown on education sector in Turkey victimized nearly 100,000 teachers and academics The crackdown on critical thinking in Turkey with an unprecedented witch...

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Download PDF   Turkey has expanded its witch hunt against critics to Sweden, using government institutions, affiliated NGOs and operatives, a report released by the Stockholm Center...

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Download PDF - New report highlights crackdown on Kurdish political movement in Turkey The Kurdish political movement has come under intense pressure from the current government...

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Download PDF - Erdoğan’s long arm reaches to Norway, targeting critics of Turkish government Turkey has escalated its witch hunt persecution on critics to Norway using...

Turkey Cracks Down On Health Care Professionals

Download PDF - New research shows Turkey’s purge destroyed lives of 21,000 health care workers More than 21,000 health care professionals including doctors, nurses, medical professors,...

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Download PDF - A new report uncovers a murder of detained teacher in Turkey due to torture Deaths in detentions and prisons due to torture, abuse...

Abuse Of The Interpol System By Turkey

Download PDF - Turkey weaponised Interpol system to persecute critics, new study exposes The Turkish government’s blatant abuse of the International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol) to...

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Download PDF - New research decodes how Turkey brands law abiding & peaceful people as terrorists The authoritarian government of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s open contempt...