Systematic torture reported in police headquarter in Bartın province of Turkey

Turkish media outlets have reported new incidents of the systematic torture in the Police Department in Bartın province of Turkey which had come to...

PKK’s jailed leader Öcalan’s TV and radio taken away in İmralı Prison

The outlawed Kurdistan Communities Union (KCK), an umbrella organization that encompasses the terrorist Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), has claimed that the television and radio...

Teacher, lawyer go missing in new wave of post-coup disappearances in Turkey’s capital

Fatih Kılıç, a teacher who was dismissed from his job under post-coup emergency rule, and lawyer Mustafa Özben have been missing for days, joining...

Police detain 21 women whose husbands are jailed over Gülen links

Twentyone women, including ten with new born infants and two over 70-year-old, were detained in Afyon’s Dinar district as part an investigation against faith-based...

One-armed Turkish protestor detained by police after bone in his shoulder broken

Veli Saçılık, a former political prisoner and public servant who was sacked by government decree in the aftermath of a July 15 coup attempt...

COMMENTARY — The case of Turkish journalist İbrahim Karayeğen under torture and abuse

By Abdullah Bozkurt Among all the 250 journalists who are currently languishing behind bars in Turkey under abusive conditions in which torture and ill-treatment are...

PACE report lambasts Turkey on severe restrictions to access to a lawyer

A draft report by the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) lambasted Turkey on severe restrictions placed on access to lawyers by...

More academics, teachers, charity staff detained over alleged Gülen links

Tens of academics, teachers, university staff and aid organization personnel were detained by police in Turkey over alleged links with Gülen movement. At least 18...

Gülmen and Özakça enter 61st day of hunger strike for reinstatement to their jobs

A university academic and a primary school teacher who were removed from their posts by government decrees in the aftermath of a failed coup...

Woman, 5-month-old son under custody after visiting husband in Turkish prison

Derya Gökten, the wife of an arrestee in Bursa prison, was detained along with her 5-month-old son after visiting her husband in jail. According...

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