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Turkish asylum seekers allegedly being pushed back in small boats by Greece
World

Turkish asylum seekers allegedly being pushed back in small boats by Greece

Three Turkish nationals seeking asylum in Greece in September were allegedly tortured by plain-clothes Greek officials, who then illegally put…
Fethullah Gülen’s Message for Human Rights Day
Fethullah Gülen

Fethullah Gülen’s Message for Human Rights Day

An Islamic scholar, preacher and social advocate Fethullah Gülen released a statement saying: “Today is World Human Rights Day, the…
27 children killed, 160 subjected to sexual abuse in Turkey in 2021: report
Turkey

27 children killed, 160 subjected to sexual abuse in Turkey in 2021: report

A report by human rights defender and opposition deputy Sezgin Tanrıkulu has revealed that at least 27 children were killed…
Turkish prosecutors ordered detention of 110 people over alleged Gülen links in a week
Turkey

Turkish prosecutors ordered detention of 110 people over alleged Gülen links in a week

Turkish prosecutors have over the past week ordered the detention of 110 people due to alleged links to the Gülen…
27 children killed, 160 subjected to sexual abuse in Turkey in 2021: report
Turkey

27 children killed, 160 subjected to sexual abuse in Turkey in 2021: report

A report by human rights defender and opposition deputy Sezgin Tanrıkulu has revealed that at least 27 children were killed…
Turkish soldiers beat, push Afghan asylum seekers back to Iran: Human Rights Watch
Turkey

Turkish soldiers beat, push Afghan asylum seekers back to Iran: Human Rights Watch

Turkish authorities are summarily pushing Afghan asylum seekers crossing into the country from Iran back to Iran, denying them the…
Former HDP deputy sentenced to 20 months for spreading ‘terrorist propaganda’
Turkey

Former HDP deputy sentenced to 20 months for spreading ‘terrorist propaganda’

A court in the Turkish province of Van on Friday sentenced Aysel Tuğluk, the former deputy co-chair of the pro-Kurdish…
Opposition MP calls for release of end-stage cancer patient jailed over Gülen links
Turkey

Opposition MP calls for release of end-stage cancer patient jailed over Gülen links

A deputy from the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) has called for the immediate release of Ayşe Özdoğan, a critically…
Top Turkish court rules former teacher was tortured in police custody
Turkey

Top Turkish court rules former teacher was tortured in police custody

Turkey’s Constitutional Court ruled on May 18, 2021 that a former teacher arrested for links to the Gülen movement was…
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