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Turkey has become a place of torture, human rights foundations say

The Human Rights Foundation of Turkey (TİHV) and Human Rights Association (İHD) have said in a joint statement that Turkey has become a place...

Party leader ordered to pay damages to pro-gov’t businessman for criticizing him

A local court has ordered Erkan Baş, chairman of the Workers Party of Turkey (TİP), to pay damages to pro-government businessman Mehmet Cengiz, chair...

Report reveals economic decline of Turkey since introduction of presidential system

A recent report released by the Confederation of Progressive Trade Unions (DİSK-AR) research center has revealed how the presidential system has taken an economic...

Police whitewash Somali restaurant sign in Ankara, claiming colors ‘used by terrorists’

Turkish police on Friday whitewashed the sign of the Somali-owned Saab restaurant in the Kızılay district of Ankara for displaying colors used by Kurdish...

LGBTI event at İstanbul University canceled over threats, 26 students briefly detained

A picnic scheduled to take place on the Beyazıt campus of İstanbul University as part of LGBTI Pride Week activities was canceled after it...

Amnesty International names 7 jailed Gezi defendants ‘prisoners of conscience’

Amnesty International has named businessman and rights defender Osman Kavala and six other jailed Gezi defendants “prisoners of conscience,” after a high-level delegation led...

Turkish authorities detain pregnant woman for links to Gülen movement

A pregnant woman was detained on Thursday for alleged links to the Gülen movement, the Stockholm Center for Freedom reported, citing the Bold Medya...

[OPINION] Devastating result of Blue Homeland: Egypt becomes an energy hub

Fatih Yurtsever* Israel, Egypt and the European Union signed a trilateral natural gas agreement in Cairo on Wednesday as Europe struggles to find an energy...

[OPINION] Legal profession under attack worldwide, with lawyers in Turkey suffering the brunt of it

Ali Yıldız* The legal profession plays a central role in the administration of justice and the defense of human rights, democracy and the rule of...

MHP Diyarbakır chair among party members detained for alleged fraud in public tenders

Some executives of the far-right Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) in Turkey’s southeastern province of Diyarbakır, including its provincial chairman Cihan Kayaalp, have been detained...

Turkish parliamentary committee approves bill tightening control of social media

The Turkish Parliament's Justice Committee has approved a draft social media law that stipulates sanctions, including a prison sentence of up to three years,...

Öcalan will be allowed to meet with family member, journalist says

Hürriyet daily columnist Abdülkadir Selvi on Friday wrote that Abdullah Öcalan, the jailed leader of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), would soon be...

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