A Genocide in the Making?

Dr Ismail Sezgin, Director of Centre for Hizmet Studies is questioning if a genocide is in the making in Turkey, exploring the development of...

VIDEO — EP President says democracy cannot exist without media freedom, expresses concern on...

Antonio Tajani, the president of the European Parliament, said genuine democracy cannot exist without a media freedom, expressing concerns on jailed journalists in Turkey. Speaking...

26-year-old journalist to face trial on trumped-up terror charges

Journalist Ayşenur Parıldak (26) who worked for Turkey’s largest national daily as a court reporter while pursuing a law degree in Ankara is scheduled to...

A Brave Heart: Ahmet Altan – Journalists Jailed in Turkey

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[VIDEO] Footage shows police ordering Kurdish kids to bare midriffs in security check

A video widely shared on Twitter on Friday night shows police patrolling the streets of Diyarbakır’s Sur district forcing schoolchildren and their parents to...

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