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Top Turkish court rules former teacher was tortured in police custody

Top Turkish court rules former teacher was tortured in police custody

Turkey’s Constitutional Court ruled on May 18, 2021 that a former teacher arrested for links to the Gülen movement was…
Arbitration tribunal rejects Belgian company’s case against Turkey

Arbitration tribunal rejects Belgian company’s case against Turkey

The World Bank’s International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) has rejected an arbitration claim filed against the Turkish…
Turkey sends more troops to Syria ahead of key Putin meeting: report

Turkey sends more troops to Syria ahead of key Putin meeting: report

Turkey has sent more troops to northwestern Syria as it prepares for a critical meeting with the leaders of Russia…
Erdoğan’s armored cars transported to US at a cost of $270,000

Erdoğan’s armored cars transported to US at a cost of $270,000

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan took two armored cars with him when he flew to the US to attend a United…
Humanitarian relief, climate change, COVID to be discussed at JWF’s UN conference

Humanitarian relief, climate change, COVID to be discussed at JWF’s UN conference

The virtual UNGA Conference 2021: Transforming Our World, organized by the New York-based Journalists and Writers Foundation (JWF) and its…
LIVE | Turkey Tribunal: 2016 coup was a ‘gift from God’ for gov’t to purge independent judiciary

LIVE | Turkey Tribunal: 2016 coup was a ‘gift from God’ for gov’t to purge independent judiciary

The judges of the Turkey Tribunal, a civil society-led, symbolic international tribunal established to adjudicate recent human rights violations in…
Activist Öztürk says she was subjected to brutal torture in secret detention center

Activist Öztürk says she was subjected to brutal torture in secret detention center

Ayten Öztürk, 47, who describes herself as a socialist activist, said she was subjected to severe torture and sexual harassment…
Tribunal to adjudicate Turkey’s rights record

Tribunal to adjudicate Turkey’s rights record

The Turkey Tribunal, a civil society-led, symbolic international tribunal established to adjudicate recent human rights violations in Turkey including torture,…
Bar asks court to hear former PM as witness in Kurdish lawyer’s murder case

Bar asks court to hear former PM as witness in Kurdish lawyer’s murder case

A bar association in southeastern Turkey and lawyers representing the family of a prominent Kurdish lawyer who was shot to…
ISIL member who called for execution of 2 Turkish soldiers is free on bail: journalist

ISIL member who called for execution of 2 Turkish soldiers is free on bail: journalist

An alleged member of the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) who issued a fatwa, or Islamic ruling,…
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