Turkish authorities detained and then deported Dutch journalist, her newspaper said Thursday — the latest foreign reporter to be ousted from the country.
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News about the struggle for democracy in Turkey. Regional turmoil and ongoing repression of the Kurdish minority remain contentious challenges. Occupy Turkey protests challenged the government in 2013. Also take a look at our articles on Occupy Turkey.
Three years after she was acquitted over her role in Turkey’s Gezi Park protests, Mucella Yapici was called in last month by police to face more questions.
PHR condemns sentencing in absentia of Dr. Gençay, founder and former president of the Turkish Medical Association by Istanbul 37th Penal Court in Turkey.
Turkey seeks arrests over 2013 protests. Prosecutors have issued arrest warrants for a prominent actor, a leading journalist and civil society activists.
Turkey appears to be increasing pressure on Saudi Arabia over the death of Saudi dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Riyadh’s Istanbul consulate.
A Turkish official says Sean Penn is in Turkey working on a documentary about the slaying of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.
It is up to ordinary people like us to become more critically aware of the global political-economic systems that govern our lives. From that point on, the choice is ours to make – do we continue to condone it?
Transparency International expresses concern at arrests of activist & academics in Turkey asking for free expression without fear of reprisal in Turkey.
Global and Turkish human rights groups fear the detention of thirteen activists and academics could signal a new upsurge in a state crackdown.
A court sentenced journalist Ali Unal to 19 years in jail with charges of being a leader in a network accused of carrying out a failed coup in July 2016.