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[MAP] Internet Censorship 2021: A Global Map of Internet Restrictions
Media Freedom

[MAP] Internet Censorship 2021: A Global Map of Internet Restrictions

Nearly 60 percent of the world’s population (4.66 billion people) uses the internet. It’s our source of instant information, entertainment,…
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…
Female refugee in İstanbul attacked, threatened by neighbors, insulted by police
Turkey

Female refugee in İstanbul attacked, threatened by neighbors, insulted by police

A refugee who has been living in İstanbul with her children for four months was beaten up and threatened by…
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…
Journalist Sinan Aygül convicted of spreading terrorist propaganda for publishing an interview
Turkey

Journalist Sinan Aygül convicted of spreading terrorist propaganda for publishing an interview

A court in the province of Bitlis convicted journalist Sinan Aygül of disseminating the propaganda of a terrorist organization because…
Over one-third of Turkey’s Gen Z supports main opposition CHP, poll shows
Turkey

Over one-third of Turkey’s Gen Z supports main opposition CHP, poll shows

A survey conducted by the ORC Research Company has shown that Turkey’s main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) would have…
Erdoğan’s ‘parallel army’ SADAT might assassinate dissidents in Turkey and abroad: mob boss
Turkey

Erdoğan’s ‘parallel army’ SADAT might assassinate dissidents in Turkey and abroad: mob boss

Notorious Turkish mob boss Sedat Peker has alleged in a series of tweets that SADAT, a paramilitary group linked to…
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…
Merkel vows continuity in relations on last visit to Erdoğan
Turkey

Merkel vows continuity in relations on last visit to Erdoğan

Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday vowed continuity in Germany’s relations with Turkey that included both cooperation and criticism of Ankara…
Greece, US expand defense pact in face of Turkey tensions
World

Greece, US expand defense pact in face of Turkey tensions

The United States and Greece signed a deal Thursday expanding their defense cooperation agreement to grant US forces broader use…
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