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Jailed media executive faces 2,500 years in match-fixing ‘conspiracy’ trial
Media Freedom

Jailed media executive faces 2,500 years in match-fixing ‘conspiracy’ trial

Turkish prosecutors are seeking a prison sentence of up to 2,445 years for Hidayet Karaca, former chief executive of the…
Turkey has lowest overall compliance with GRECO recommendations to fight corruption: report
World

Turkey has lowest overall compliance with GRECO recommendations to fight corruption: report

A report recently released by the Council of Europe’s anti-corruption group, the Group of States against Corruption (GRECO), has revealed…
Council of State rules against 2018 regulation making press card cancellations easier
Turkey

Council of State rules against 2018 regulation making press card cancellations easier

The Council of State, Turkey’s highest administrative court, has suspended the execution of some articles of a 2018 regulation that…
Global outcry as Turkish rights advocate MP hospitalized after forcible detention
Turkey

Global outcry as Turkish rights advocate MP hospitalized after forcible detention

Prominent rights activists around the globe, in addition to Turkish dissidents, have condemned the detention by force of former opposition…
AKP accused of poor COVID management after woman dies due to lack of hospital beds
Turkey

AKP accused of poor COVID management after woman dies due to lack of hospital beds

Members of the Turkish opposition, dissidents and family members of Aslı Özkısırlar have accused the ruling Justice and Development Party…
US report highlights Turkey’s crackdown on Gülen movement after coup attempt
Turkey

US report highlights Turkey’s crackdown on Gülen movement after coup attempt

A report by the US State Department regarding a series of “significant human rights issues” in Turkey has highlighted the…
Turkey pulls out of landmark treaty protecting women from violence
Turkey

Turkey pulls out of landmark treaty protecting women from violence

Turkey on Saturday pulled out of the world’s first binding treaty to prevent and combat violence against women by presidential…
Turkish nationalist fantasies and ‘enlarged Turkey maps’
World

Turkish nationalist fantasies and ‘enlarged Turkey maps’

Misvak, the most popular ultra-Islamist humor magazine in Turkey, published a map of an enlarged Turkey last week with a…
Opposition leader claims domestic violence increased in Turkey after İstanbul Convention
Turkey

Opposition leader claims domestic violence increased in Turkey after İstanbul Convention

Temel Karamollaoğlu, chairman of the Islamist opposition Felicity Party (SP), has claimed that cases of violence targeting women increased in…
Interior Ministry tasks 3 inspectors with investigating alleged irregularities at İstanbul Municipality
Turkey

Interior Ministry tasks 3 inspectors with investigating alleged irregularities at İstanbul Municipality

Turkey’s Interior Ministry has ordered three inspectors to investigate allegations of irregularities at the İstanbul Municipality raised by the city’s…
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