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...

ECtHR gives notice to Ankara over reassignment of 169 judges before 2016 coup

The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) on Monday gave notice to the Turkish government on cases concerning the reassignment...

Rights court fines Turkey over British artist’s conviction on Erdoğan insult charges

The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has ordered Turkey to pay 2,000 euros ($2,407) in non-pecuniary damages for violating...

VOA documentary explores erosion of press freedom under Erdoğan’s rule

Voice of America (VOA) on Wednesday released “Turkey: Breaking the Silence,” a new documentary exploring the erosion of freedom of...

Turkey falls the furthest in corruption index: Transparency International

Turkey, among all other countries studied, has seen the biggest decline in Transparency International’s Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI), dropping 32...

Turkey tops list of CoE countries with most freedom of expression violations in 2020

Turkey ranks first among the 47 Council of Europe (CoE) member states in the number of judgments from the European...

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