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Global outcry as Turkish rights advocate MP hospitalized after forcible detention
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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
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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…
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…
Prominent MP Gergerlioğlu expelled from Turkish Parliament over a 2016 tweet
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Prominent MP Gergerlioğlu expelled from Turkish Parliament over a 2016 tweet

In a move that has created shockwaves in Turkey and the international community, the Turkish Parliament on Wednesday expelled a…
Opposition leader claims domestic violence increased in Turkey after İstanbul Convention
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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…
11-month-old baby forced to accompany mother sentenced to 9 years in prison
Turkey

11-month-old baby forced to accompany mother sentenced to 9 years in prison

Yasemin Melizci, 29, who was arrested on terrorism charges for alleged links to the Gülen movement and was accompanied by…
Interior Ministry tasks 3 inspectors with investigating alleged irregularities at İstanbul Municipality
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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…
Gov’t granted 128 permits for special tax exemptions to 5 construction companies in 10 years
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Gov’t granted 128 permits for special tax exemptions to 5 construction companies in 10 years

The Turkish Trade Ministry granted 128 permits for special tax exemptions to five construction companies in the span of 10…
Turkey’s interior minister denies strip-search claims, brands rights advocate MP a ‘terrorist’
Turkey

Turkey’s interior minister denies strip-search claims, brands rights advocate MP a ‘terrorist’

Turkish Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu denied recent claims made by pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) deputy Ömer Faruk Gergerlioğlu that…
Outrage boils over as photos reveal suspicious death of inmate in Turkish prison
Turkey

Outrage boils over as photos reveal suspicious death of inmate in Turkish prison

Postmortem photos of former Deputy Police Chief Mustafa Kabakçıoğlu, who was found dead in a quarantine cell in Turkey’s Gümüşhane…
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