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Council of State rules against 2018 regulation making press card cancellations easier
Turkey

Council of State rules against 2018 regulation making press card cancellations easier

The Council of State, Turkey’s highest administrative court, has suspended the execution of some articles of a 2018 regulation that…
Global outcry as Turkish rights advocate MP hospitalized after forcible detention
Turkey

Global outcry as Turkish rights advocate MP hospitalized after forcible detention

Prominent rights activists around the globe, in addition to Turkish dissidents, have condemned the detention by force of former opposition…
AKP accused of poor COVID management after woman dies due to lack of hospital beds
Turkey

AKP accused of poor COVID management after woman dies due to lack of hospital beds

Members of the Turkish opposition, dissidents and family members of Aslı Özkısırlar have accused the ruling Justice and Development Party…
Court releases 2 students jailed over protests against partisan Boğaziçi rector
Turkey

Court releases 2 students jailed over protests against partisan Boğaziçi rector

An İstanbul court has ruled to release two students who were detained in İstanbul on Feb. 2 during protests against…
Turkish exporters ditching ‘Made in Turkey’ tags to dodge Saudi blockade
Turkey

Turkish exporters ditching ‘Made in Turkey’ tags to dodge Saudi blockade

Some Turkish exporters are rerouting food, clothing and other goods to circumvent a months-long unofficial blockade by Saudi Arabia that…
Health Minister Koca invited to speak at WHO on Turkey’s fight against COVID-19
Turkey

Health Minister Koca invited to speak at WHO on Turkey’s fight against COVID-19

Turkish Health Minister Fahrettin Koca was invited to speak at a World Health Organization (WHO) briefing about the precautions taken…
Turkey pulls out of landmark treaty protecting women from violence
Turkey

Turkey pulls out of landmark treaty protecting women from violence

Turkey on Saturday pulled out of the world’s first binding treaty to prevent and combat violence against women by presidential…
Five civilians killed in Syria’s Idlib – Turkish defence ministry
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Five civilians killed in Syria’s Idlib – Turkish defence ministry

Five civilians were killed and 10 injured in an artillery attack by Damascus-backed forces on a hospital in Syria’s Idlib…
Turkey’s Human Rights Action Plan: “Makeup on a bedridden patient” – Expression Interrupted
Turkey

Turkey’s Human Rights Action Plan: “Makeup on a bedridden patient” – Expression Interrupted

The pressure on dissidents in Turkey has spiked up in the aftermath of the2016 failed coup attempt. The country became…
Turkey’s human rights record makes rapprochement with West ‘impossible’
Turkey

Turkey’s human rights record makes rapprochement with West ‘impossible’

Turkey’s poor human rights record makes a rapprochement with the West impossible, Simon A. Waldman, an associate fellow at the…
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