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Gangster who mysteriously fled Turkey faces extradition from Kosovo
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Gangster who mysteriously fled Turkey faces extradition from Kosovo

Reis Sedat Peker, a Turkish mafia leader, was arrested in North Macedonia and will be extradited to Turkey via Kosovo,…
Turkish police arrest Mezopotamya News Agency journalist Mehmet Aslan
Media Freedom

Turkish police arrest Mezopotamya News Agency journalist Mehmet Aslan

Turkish authorities should immediately release journalist Mehmet Aslan and cease harassing staffers of the Mezopotamya News Agency, the Committee to…
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…
Woman as an impetus for radical changes 
World

Woman as an impetus for radical changes 

On December 15, 2020, the International Round Table «The Role of Women in the Modern World. Gender (in)Equality», held to…
Erdoğan gives cold shoulder to aide’s remarks on release of Arınç, Kavala
Turkey

Erdoğan gives cold shoulder to aide’s remarks on release of Arınç, Kavala

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has declined to support the remarks of one of his aides who called for the…
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…
Majority-Kurdish town denied Internet access for a year for ‘security reasons’
Turkey

Majority-Kurdish town denied Internet access for a year for ‘security reasons’

Nusaybin, a predominantly Kurdish town in Turkey’s southeastern province of Mardin, has been suffering from restricted Internet access since a…
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…
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…
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