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Turkey violated prisoners’ rights by not granting visits for schoolchildren on weekends: ECtHR
World

Turkey violated prisoners’ rights by not granting visits for schoolchildren on weekends: ECtHR

The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) ruled on Tuesday that Turkish authorities violated the European Convention on Human Rights…
Turkish prisons at 16 percent overcapacity: report
Turkey

Turkish prisons at 16 percent overcapacity: report

Turkish prisons are holding 49,518 more prisoners than their overall capacity, the Stockholm Center for Freedom reported, citing the latest data from…
Book tells story of teacher who died in Turkish prison due to lack of medication
Turkey

Book tells story of teacher who died in Turkish prison due to lack of medication

A recently published book tells the story of teacher Halime Gülsu, who died in a Turkish prison in 2018 due to deprivation…
[GLOBAL FOOD CRISIS] Ukraine, Russia sign UN deal to export grain from Ukrainian ports
Economy

[GLOBAL FOOD CRISIS] Ukraine, Russia sign UN deal to export grain from Ukrainian ports

Beacon of hope’: Landmark Ukraine grain export deal signed in Turkey. The agreement was signed by Infrastructure Minister Oleksandr Kubrakov…
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…
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…
Seven Turks held in Libya for almost two years return home
Turkey

Seven Turks held in Libya for almost two years return home

Seven Turkish citizens held in eastern Libya for almost two years were released and returned home after intense diplomacy, Agence…
Islamist opposition party leader says he rejected Erdoğan’s offer to form alliance
Turkey

Islamist opposition party leader says he rejected Erdoğan’s offer to form alliance

Temel Karamollaoğlu, leader of the Islamist opposition Felicity Party, has said he turned down an offer from Turkish President Recep…
5 people attempting to flee to Greece detained in western Turkey: ministry
Turkey

5 people attempting to flee to Greece detained in western Turkey: ministry

Turkey’s Defense Ministry has announced that five people were detained by security forces in western Turkey on Monday as they…
Turkey is no longer a state of law, Rebecca Harms says
Turkey

Turkey is no longer a state of law, Rebecca Harms says

Former Green member of the European Parliament Rebecca Harms has said it is no longer possible to call Turkey a…
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