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Turkish police threaten Uyghurs protesting outside Chinese Consulate with detention and deportation

Police on Wednesday threatened Uyghurs outside the Chinese Consulate in İstanbul who were protesting the death of innocent Uyghurs in a fire in Urumqi,...

[ANALYSIS] A look at ethnic divisions in Iran amid the hijab revolt

Türkmen Terzi The Iranian regime has in the past faced mass unrest due to the country’s strict hijab laws. This time, however, the nationwide protests...

20 Iranian women detained in İstanbul at protest over death of Mahsa Amini

Turkish police detained 20 Iranian women in İstanbul for staging a demonstration in a prohibited area in protest of the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini,...

Top court finds sentence justified in case of Gezi Park protestor killed by police

The Turkish Constitutional Court rejected an appeal from the family of Abdullah Cömert, 22, who was killed in southern Hatay province after being hit...

Gov’t-appointed Boğaziçi University rector suspends 16 academics for involvement in protests

Boğaziçi University rector Naci İnci, who was appointed by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, has suspended 16 academics over their participation in protests against...

Academic forced to vacate office at Boğaziçi University despite injunction

Can Candan, a former faculty member at İstanbul’s Boğaziçi University and a documentary filmmaker who was fired in July 2021 for protesting against the...

Erdoğan sparks outrage for attacking Gezi protestors with profanities on anniversary

On the 9th anniversary of the Gezi Park protests, the biggest challenge to the rule of then-Turkish prime minister and current president Recep Tayyip...

Police detain 12 women’s rights activists in southeastern Diyarbakır province

Turkish police on Wednesday morning detained 12 women’s rights activists in southeastern Diyarbakır province after raids on their homes, Turkish media reported. Adalet Kaya from...

Activists demonstrate against high number of female inmates in Turkish prisons

Human rights activists on Tuesday staged demonstrations in several European cities  protesting the high number of female prisoners in Turkish prisons, the Stockholm Center...

Women’s day events held amid bans, police intervention in Ankara, İstanbul

Large groups of women on Tuesday held marches to mark International Women’s Day, protesting the widespread issues of male violence and sexism in the...

Court issues injunction against academic’s dismissal from Boğaziçi University

A regional administrative court has issued an injunction against the July 2021 firing from İstanbul’s Boğaziçi University of Can Candan, who had been a...

Alevi organizations call on Turkish authorities to lift compulsory religious classes and recognize cemevis

Alevi organizations on Sunday staged demonstrations in several provinces of Turkey demanding that compulsory religion classes in schools be abolished and that cemevis, Alevi...

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