Transnational Repression

Transnational Repression

Transnational Repression

Report: Turkey’s MİT abducts Turkish businessman from Sudan

Turkey’s National Intelligence Organization (MİT) has abducted a Gülen movement-affiliated businessman from Sudan, the state-run Anadolu news agency reported on Monday. According to the news...

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...

Kyrgyz authorities have no right to search Turkish Embassy for İnandı: interior ministry

Kyrgyz authorities have no right to carry out a search of Turkey’s diplomatic premises in Bishkek for educator Orhan İnandı, who is allegedly being...

JWF report reveals political abuse of INTERPOL’s notice system by AKP gov’t

A report by the Journalists and Writers Foundation (JWF), a New York-based international civil society organization, has shown through two cases that Turkish authorities...

Bipartisan Policy Center: Corruption becomes policy instrument in Erdoğan’s Turkey

Corruption has become an instrument of policy and rule in the hands of Turkish autocratic President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and his Justice and Development Party (AKP)...

COMMENTARY — Utah case exposes more dirt on Turkey’s Erdoğan

By Abdullah Bozkurt Another fraud scheme that extends to the United States has implicated the corrupt Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in what is seen...

Erdoğan says Fethullah Gülen will be abducted just like 6 Turks in Kosovo

Autocratic Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said Turkish Islamic scholar Fethullah Gülen, who lives in the US, will face the same end as...

Erdogan’s Long Arm: The Case Of Malaysia

Download PDF - SCF report on Malaysia exposes abductions by Erdoğan’s long arm in Asia Turkey has adopted a new thuggish tactic in persecuting its critics...

132 incidents of direct, physical transnational repression perpetrated by Turkey since 2014: Freedom House

A report by Freedom House on transnational repression reveals that Turkish authorities have committed 132 incidents, or 15 percent of the total, of direct,...

Turkey’s espionage activities in Malaysia exposed as more details uncovered

The abductions, detentions and extraditions of three Turkish nationals in Malaysia as part of clandestine operation by Turkey’s state security services in cooperation with...

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Download PDF This report focuses on how the Turkish government’s decisions to freeze assets based on the pretext of preventing the financing of terrorism have...

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Download PDF This report focuses on how the criminal prosecutions and trials conducted on charges of terrorism since a coup attempt in Turkey in 2016...

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Download PDF   This report highlights the most important developments in the area of human rights in Turkey during the year 2021. Increasing pressure on the...
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Turkey’s Transnational Repression: Abduction, Rendition and Forcible Return of Erdoğan Critics

Download PDF   This report focuses on how the Turkish government under President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has used extrajudicial and illegal methods for the forcible transfer...