Strip search of women in Turkey used for humiliation, witness testimonies show

The testimony of an increasing number of women detained on terrorism charges shows that Turkish security forces use strip searches unlawfully and systematically in...

Turkish-backed Syrian rebels may have carried out torture, rape and looting: UN

Turkey must rein in the rebels it supports in northern Syria who may have carried out kidnappings, torture, rape and looting of civilian property,...

Tortured, robbed and pushed back to Turkey, migrants face rogue force in Greece: report

A Turkish migrant who fled Ankara’s crackdown on dissent has given a detailed account of push-back on Greek soil to Bold Medya on Friday,...

Female students strip-searched, denied right to consult lawyer

Female students detained by Turkish police last week over alleged links to the Gülen movement were subjected to a strip-search and interrogated without a...

Turkish navy’s elite special ops officer was brutally tortured by his former colleagues: report

Murat Fırat, a 41-year-old officer at the Turkish navy’s elite special forces unit, Underwater Offense (Su Altı Taarruz, or SAT), an equivalent of the...

Female officer raped in detention by Turkish police had to abort pregnancy: report

A female officer who had served in the Turkish army had to have an abortion after she was raped in police custody, Lt. Abdulvahap...

Turkish authorities drop investigation into torture of former diplomats

Turkish authorities have dropped an investigation into the alleged torture of former employees of the Turkish Foreign Ministry who were detained in May 2019...

Political prisoner in Turkey locked up in a cell with ISIS suicide bomber for...

Turkish police deliberately put a political prisoner in a cell with a suspected Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) suicide bomber as part...

Doctor bearing witness to torture in Turkish mass detention center: I kept hearing awful...

A medical doctor who was assigned to conduct physical examinations in a gymnasium-turned-mass detention center following a failed coup in Turkey in 2016 spoke...

Turkish prosecutor who approved torture chambers at unauthorized site identified: report

Torture chambers set up at an unofficial detention site in Turkey’s capital city of Ankara that were the subject of a Council of Europe...

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