Transnational Repression

Transnational Repression

Family of missing Syrian human rights activist says they feel unsafe in Turkey

The wife of Ahmed Katie, a Syrian human rights activist who went missing in İstanbul in late November, has announced that she and her...

Turkey among 26 countries behind acts of transnational repression against journalists: report

A recent report by Freedom House identifies Turkey as one of 26 countries engaging in transnational repression targeting journalists since 2014, Turkish Minute reported. As...

UK Home Office report highlights persecution of Gülen movement in Turkey

The United Kingdom Home Office has released an update on its Country Policy and Information Note on the faith-based Gülen movement in Turkey, which...

Turkey’s intel agency renditioned Gülenist businessman from Tajikistan: state-run media

Koray Vural, a Turkish businessman who had gone missing in Tajikistan in mid-September and was being sought by Turkey over his links to the...

Turkey both home to and perpetrator of transnational repression: report

The Orion Policy Institute, a Washington, D.C.,-based think tank, has published a report that found Turkey as both a perpetrator and a destination of...

Turkish gov’t facilitates organized crime, fights political opponents: report

The Turkish government’s role in the country’s escalating organized crime activities is scrutinized in the recently published Global Organized Crime Index 2023 released by...

Man abducted from Tajikistan faces risk of torture, Turkish MP says

Opposition deputy and leading rights advocate Ömer Faruk Gergerlioğlu expressed concern on Wednesday that Koray Vural, a businessman who is believed to have been...

Document confirms diplomats spied on Erdoğan critic abducted by Turkish intelligence in Tajikistan: report

A judicial document obtained by Nordic Monitor confirms that Koray Vural, a Turkish businessman who is believed to have been rendered by Turkey’s National...

Turkish intelligence allegedly abducted Turkish businessman from Tajikistan

A Turkish businessman living in Tajikistan was allegedly abducted on Saturday morning by Turkey’s National Intelligence Organization (MIT), the Kronos news website reported. Koray Vural, a...

Stage actor who fled to Turkey during Iranian protests facing deportation

An Iranian stage actor who fled to Turkey following his detention in Iran during the Mahsa Amini protests has been detained and is now...

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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

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