Turkey’s post-coup crackdown nearly on par with China’s imprisonment of Uighurs

Turkey jailed 220,000 people on dubious terrorism charges between 2016 and 2019, rights group the Arrested Lawyers initiative said on...

Turkey sentences 3 to prison over Ghosn escape from Japan

An İstanbul court on Wednesday sentenced three Turks to four years, two months in prison for helping smuggle former Nissan...

Dutch security body concerned about Erdoğan’s role in rise of extremism in Netherlands

A secret report on Dutch national security that was leaked on Monday has revealed concerns among the authorities about the...

Sailors kidnapped off Nigeria arrive back in Turkey

Fifteen Turkish sailors who were kidnapped on a cargo ship off the coast of Nigeria last month arrived back in...

Infighting among Turkish-backed factions in Syria leaves 1 dead, 5 injured: war monitor

Clashes erupted between Turkish-backed rebel factions operating in the previously Kurdish-held northern Syrian town of Tal Talif near the Turkish...

ECtHR finds Turkey violated lawyer Demir’s rights to access information in prison

The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) on Tuesday fined Turkey over the local prison administration’s refusal to grant a...

Turkish defense companies’ commitment to transparency is ‘very low’: Defense Companies Index

Four defense companies from Turkey received failing grades in the Defence Companies Index on Anti-Corruption and Corporate Transparency (DCI) published...

US senators urge Biden administration to press Turkey on human rights record in bipartisan...

US Senators Ron Wyden, a Democrat from Oregon, and Florida Republican Marco Rubio, today urged the new Biden administration to...

Altan’s magic is stronger than Turkish prison walls: Italian journalist Saviano

In an open letter published by Corriere della Sera, Italian journalist and writer Roberto Saviano said Turkish authorities’ refusal to release...

Turkey hails announcement of transitional leadership in Libya

Turkey on Friday welcomed the announcement of a new prime minister to head a transitional unity government in Libya, Agence...

Biden maintains tough line on Turkey over Russia arms

US President Joe Biden's administration said Friday it wants Turkey to renounce a major Russian missile defense system it controversially...

Rights group slams Turkey’s illegal transfer of Syrian detainees

Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Wednesday condemned the illegal transfer to Turkey of more than 60 Syrians arrested by Turkey and...

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