Report: 30 women in Turkey killed in domestic violence in April

A report released by the Stop the Murder of Women Platform has shown that a total of 30 women in Turkey were victims of...

Turkish teacher under UN protection detained in Azerbaijan for deportation to Turkey, wife says

https://youtu.be/jDu5rWqE0IA Taci Şentürk, a Turkish teacher who was working in the Azerbaijani capital of Baku, was taken by police to an unknown place after UN...

Jailed teacher had to send baby away due to poor conditions in Turkish prison

Turkish teacher Ayşe Çelik, who was jailed with her baby earlier this month on terror charges because she had said, “Don’t let children die”...

Reliable sources: 6 abducted Turkish educators still kept in Kosovo

The reliable local sources in Kosovo informed Stockholm Center for Freedom (SCF) on Thursday that the detained 5 Turkish educators and an academician have...

Turkish police disturb mourning family and friends of deceased academic Özcerit

Turkish police have reportedly continued to disturb the mourning family members, relatives and friends of the deceased academic Ahmet Turan Özcerit on Tuesday following the...

Elder brother of man who lost his wife in Athens last week detained in...

Mehmet Ali Uludağ, whose wife died Athens last week as he was waiting in Germany to reunite with his family, who had to flee...

70,000 students behind bars in Turkey

A total of 70,000 students who have either been convicted of a crime or are in pretrial detention are currently in Turkey’s jails, while...

Turkish family faced abuse, violence and lies during forcible removal from Pakistan

A Turkish family of four that were unlawfully abducted in Pakistan and later turned over to Turkish security services in defiance of the UN...

Woman, child, accountant, groom are new victims of witch hunt under Turkey’s state of...

Turkey has become a stage of enormous human rights violations under a state of emergency declared by the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP)...

ECtHR asks Turkish government for explanation over the case of abducted lawyer

The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has decided to evaluate the application of Emine Özben whose husband Mustafa Özben (42), a Bar-registered lawyer...

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