Gülen movement

Moldova convicts ex-intel chief over illegal deportation of Turkish dissidents
World

Moldova convicts ex-intel chief over illegal deportation of Turkish dissidents

Vasile Botnari, the former head of the Moldovan secret service, received a suspended sentence and a substantial fine over the…
Greece pushes migrants fleeing Ankara’s persecution back to Turkey
World

Greece pushes migrants fleeing Ankara’s persecution back to Turkey

Greece allegedly pushed 10 Turkish asylum seekers who had crossed the Evros River on a dinghy back to Turkey on…
30 students detained over alleged Gulen links denied right to consult a lawyer
Turkey

30 students detained over alleged Gulen links denied right to consult a lawyer

Thirty university students detained by Turkish police over alleged affiliation with the Gülen movement entered the fourth day of detention…
Rights advocates urge ECtHR president to address rampant violations during Turkey visit
Turkey

Rights advocates urge ECtHR president to address rampant violations during Turkey visit

The Turkish-based Human Rights Association (İHD) and several rights advocates have called on the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR)…
Former TV anchorman arrested as part of post-coup crackdown in Turkey
Turkey

Former TV anchorman arrested as part of post-coup crackdown in Turkey

Erkan Akkuş, a former anchorman at the now-closed Bugün TV, has been arrested by a Turkish court as part of…
Bias about Gulen Movement in light of The Economist column
Economy

Bias about Gulen Movement in light of The Economist column

The Kemalist viewpoint in Turkey perceives the Gulen movement as a menace that had served as an instrument of President…
Turkish political prisoner locked up with ISIS suicide bomber – court documents
World

Turkish political prisoner locked up with ISIS suicide bomber – court documents

Turkish authorities locked up a political prisoner in a cell with a suspected Islamic State (ISIS) member to pressure him…
Turkey parliament set to approve tight social media curbs
World

Turkey parliament set to approve tight social media curbs

Turkey’s parliament is poised to approve legal measures imposing tighter controls on social media, including possible bans on online companies.…
Jailed journalist Baransu sentenced to 19.5 years in prison
Turkey

Jailed journalist Baransu sentenced to 19.5 years in prison

Investigative journalist Mehmet Baransu, who has been behind bars since March 2015, has been handed down a prison sentence of…
Turkey has detained more than 282,000, arrested 94,000 since 2016 failed coup
Turkey

Turkey has detained more than 282,000, arrested 94,000 since 2016 failed coup

Turkish Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu said Wednesday, on the fourth anniversary of a failed military putsch, that a total of…
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