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Turkish courts handed down 27 years in total to 60 journalists last month: report

Turkish courts handed down a total of 27 years in prison to 60 journalists last month, the Stockholm Center for Freedom reported, citing the...

Justice in Khashoggi murder case seems more elusive than ever on 4th anniversary

Although four years have passed since the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi by Saudi agents in İstanbul, not only are the whereabouts of...

Top court finds rights violation in re-arrest of Kurdish politician despite election as deputy

Turkey's Constitutional Court has ruled by a majority vote that Kurdish politician Leyla Güven’s re-arrest despite her election to parliament in the 2018 general...

Opposition leader to pay damages to Erdoğan over allegations of fraud in public tender

A Turkish court has ordered Turkey’s main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu to pay damages in the amount of TL 50,000...

Criticism mounts as Turkish MPs begin debating controversial ‘disinformation’ bill

A government-backed bill that could intensify a years-long crackdown on critical reporting in Turkey has sparked criticism from politicians and legal experts as Turkish...

Journalist, lawyer cycle from Strasbourg to The Hague to protest imprisonment of journalists in Turkey

A journalist and a lawyer, both from Turkey and living in exile, rode bicycles for 800 kilometers (497 miles) between the French city of...

US Supreme Court to hear Turkish lender Halkbank’s bid to avoid charges

The US Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear Turkish state-owned lender Halkbank's bid to avoid criminal charges of money laundering, bank fraud and...

More than 83 pct of Turkey’s post-coup purge victims can’t make ends meet: report

A recent report by the Justice for Victims Platform has revealed that more than 83 percent of victims of a massive purge of state...

Kurdish journalist from Turkey killed in attack in northern Iraq

A Kurdish journalist, academic and women's rights activist from Turkey was killed in an attack in front of her house in Sulaymaniyah, a city...

Ukrainian first lady meets with freed Azov commanders in Turkey

Ukrainian first lady Olena Zelenska on Monday met with five commanders of the Azov Regiment who were released from Russian captivity in September as...

Journalists condemn Turkey’s controversial ‘disinformation’ bill

Turkish journalist organizations on Tuesday denounced a government-backed bill that could see offenders jailed for three years for spreading "disinformation," saying it threatens freedom...

Following criticism, Turkey’s top judicial body deletes condolences for judge who killed wife, self

Public criticism has forced Turkey’s Board of Judges and Prosecutors (HSK) to delete a message of condolence it had posted on its website for...

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