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Turkey extends tenure of state of emergency commission for another year
Turkey

Turkey extends tenure of state of emergency commission for another year

The tenure of a commission set up by the Turkish government to examine complaints from people who were adversely affected…
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…
Recent arrests aimed at preventing pro-Kurdish HDP from entering elections, former mayor claims
Turkey

Recent arrests aimed at preventing pro-Kurdish HDP from entering elections, former mayor claims

Ayhan Bilgen, a former co-mayor from the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) who was recently arrested along with 16 other…
Hate speech targeting Armenians in Turkey on the rise, warns opposition lawmaker
Turkey

Hate speech targeting Armenians in Turkey on the rise, warns opposition lawmaker

Incidents of hate speech and war propaganda targeting the Armenian minority in Turkey have been increasing amid the recent Azerbaijani-Armenian…
Erdoğan’s long arm in Europe
World

Erdoğan’s long arm in Europe

Recent incidents in Europe indicate that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s “long arm” has again started operating on the continent,…
Council of Europe, rights watchdog condemn arrest of pro-Kurdish politicians
Turkey

Council of Europe, rights watchdog condemn arrest of pro-Kurdish politicians

Human Rights Watch (HRW) and the Council of Europe (CoE) have denounced Ankara’s recent crackdown on politicians from the pro-Kurdish…
Ankara court arrests pro-Kurdish co-mayor, 16 pro-Kurdish politicians
Turkey

Ankara court arrests pro-Kurdish co-mayor, 16 pro-Kurdish politicians

An Ankara court on Friday arrested 17 politicians from the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), including the co-mayor of the…
Turkey removes signs in Kurdish as racist attacks on Kurds surge
Turkey

Turkey removes signs in Kurdish as racist attacks on Kurds surge

The trustee appointed by Ankara to replace the pro-Kurdish mayor of the eastern city of Van has substituted local placename…
Turkish court sentences pro-Kurdish MP to jail on terrorism charges
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Turkish court sentences pro-Kurdish MP to jail on terrorism charges

A Turkish court sentenced a parliamentarian from the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) to 10 years in jail on Friday…
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