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Rights groups say Turkey’s prisoner release must not exclude political detainees: report
Turkey

Rights groups say Turkey’s prisoner release must not exclude political detainees: report

Turkish academics, journalists and rights groups are demanding that a planned release of tens of thousands of prisoners to stem…
Turkey detains 5 more Kurdish mayors amid widening crackdown against HDP: report
Turkey

Turkey detains 5 more Kurdish mayors amid widening crackdown against HDP: report

Turkish authorities detained the mayors of five municipalities in Kurdish-majority areas on Monday as part of a widening government crackdown…
Take Action: Sign petition to call on Turkish authorities to release jailed purge-victims to stem Covid-19
Turkey

Take Action: Sign petition to call on Turkish authorities to release jailed purge-victims to stem Covid-19

Turkish government is reportedly preparing a judicial reform package, which includes the release of thousands of prisoners to stem Covid-19.…
EP rapporteur calls on Turkey to release journalists, lawyers, activists with coronavirus bill
World

EP rapporteur calls on Turkey to release journalists, lawyers, activists with coronavirus bill

The European Parliament’s Turkey rapporteur, Nacho Sanchez Amor, has called on the Turkish government to release hundreds of imprisoned journalists,…
CHP politician says Turkey late in taking economic measures against coronavirus
Business

CHP politician says Turkey late in taking economic measures against coronavirus

Faik Öztrak, the vice chair of Turkey’s main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP), said the country was late in taking…
Erdoğan’s AKP still has the lead in election survey
Turkey

Erdoğan’s AKP still has the lead in election survey

Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) led the latest election poll conducted by the MetroPOLL company in January, despite…
Turkey’s removal of Kurdish mayors violates voters’ rights: HRW
Turkey

Turkey’s removal of Kurdish mayors violates voters’ rights: HRW

Turkey’s removal and arrest of multiple democratically elected Kurdish mayors across southeastern Turkey violates voters’ rights, Human Rights Watch (HRW)…
Erdoğan’s public approval rating dropped to 41.9 pct in January
Turkey

Erdoğan’s public approval rating dropped to 41.9 pct in January

The public approval rating of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan dropped to 41.9 percent in January from 43.7 percent in…
Top court says demanding freedom for jailed PKK leader is free speech
Turkey

Top court says demanding freedom for jailed PKK leader is free speech

Turkey’s Constitutional Court has ruled that demanding the release from prison of Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) leader Abdullah Öcalan and…
Purge-victim doctor denied checking account by a Turkish bank
Economy

Purge-victim doctor denied checking account by a Turkish bank

Garanti BBVA, a financial services company based in Turkey, refused to open a checking account to a purge-victim medical doctor…
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