Exclusive: Turkey to test S-400 air defense system October 5-16, official correspondence reveals

Cevheri Güven According to a piece of official correspondence dated September 24 seen by Turkish Minute, Turkey will activate the S-400...

ECtHR has let Turkey’s dissidents down, says jailed Kurdish leader

Selahattin Demirtaş, the jailed ex-chair of the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP), has said the ineptness of the European Court...

‘Human tragedy’ unfolding in Turkish prisons, says jailed Kurdish leader

Selahattin Demirtaş, the imprisoned former chair of the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP), described the current situation in Turkey's prisons...

Greece pushes migrants fleeing Ankara’s persecution back to Turkey

Greece allegedly pushed 10 Turkish asylum seekers who had crossed the Evros River on a dinghy back to Turkey on...

Doctor recounts details of brutal torture of Turkish soldiers after 2016 coup

A medical doctor who was assigned to a large detention center in Ankara a few days after a coup attempt...

European anti-torture committee reports allege abuse in Turkish detention facilities

The Council of Europe’s Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT) on Wednesday...

Jailed businessman Kavala marks 1,000 days in pretrial detention

Osman Kavala, a jailed businessman and philanthropist who was targeted by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, marked 1,000 days in...

Conversion of Hagia Sophia into mosque a message against secularism, Orhan Pamuk says

Nobel Prize-winning Turkish novelist Orhan Pamuk has said the Turkish government’s decision to convert the Hagia Sophia into a mosque...

Mother of jailed former military cadet arrested for terrorist propaganda

Melek Çetinkaya, the mother of a former military cadet who was sentenced to life in prison after a 2016 coup...

Turkey’s 2016-2018 state of emergency a ‘social genocide program’: report

Turkey’s state of emergency from 2016 to 2018 took a heavy toll on some 1.5 million citizens, turning into a...

Former Turkish judge beaten by guards in prison, daughter reveals

Hüsamettin Uğur, a former member of Turkey’s Supreme Court of Appeals who has been isolated in a one-person cell in...

İstanbul Convention for preventing domestic violence splits Erdoğan’s party

The İstanbul Convention, signed by member countries of the Council of Europe in 2011 to promote women’s rights and prevent...

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