Germany criticizes Turkey’s treatment of foreign journalists saying that such actions were “not compatible with our understanding of press freedom.”
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Demonstration held against presence of Turkish forces at military barracks in Shiladze in governorate of Dohuk, leading to dozens of demonstrators arrest.
Turkish President Recep Erdogan, whose AK Party is facing major defeats this month in local elections, is being accused of behaving like a “dictator”.
Turkish authorities issued 100s of arrest warrants for military personnel accused of involvement in 2016 failed coup against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
A new video showing detained Uighur poet and musician Abdurehim Heyit in apparent good health has silenced reports of the renowned artist’s death.
China has rejected Turkey’s criticism of Beijing’s treatment of Uighurs and also denied that Uighur poet and musician has died.
Turkey on Saturday condemned China’s treatment of its Muslim ethnic Uighur people as “a great embarrassment for humanity, adding to recent criticism.
Human Rights and Media Freedom groups demands Congress and the Trump Administration to take immediate concrete steps to pursue justice for Jamal Khashoggi.
A U.N. human rights expert said Thursday that Saudi Arabia undermined Turkey’s efforts to investigate the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
An armed group with links to al-Qaeda has in recent months arbitrarily arrested scores of residents in areas under their control in Idlib, Hama.