Turkey has lowest ranking in 10 years in 2021 corruption index: Transparency International

Turkey has taken 10 steps back and was ranked the 96th least corrupt nation among 180 countries –- the lowest...

ECtHR orders Turkey to pay damages to German-Turkish reporter

The European Court of Human Rights on Tuesday ordered Turkey to pay damages in excess of 12,300 euros ($14,000) to...

Turkish authorities take legal action against IHD and association chair

Turkish authorities have taken legal action against the Human Rights Association (İHD), an NGO monitoring human rights violations in Turkey...

Turkey’s KYK suspends loans of students who participated in housing shortage demonstrations

The Turkish Higher Education Credit and Hostels Institutions (KYK) has suspended the monthly loans of students who participated in nationwide...

Opposition MP Gergerlioğlu calls for urgent release of ailing philanthropist

Human rights defender and Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) deputy Ömer Faruk Gergerlioğlu has called for the immediate release from prison...

Exiled journalist indicted for insulting President Erdoğan in report on convicted jihadist

Swedish-based Turkish journalist Abdullah Bozkurt was indicted in Turkey over an article he wrote about a convicted jihadist, with the...

JWF report sheds light on violations of right to education in Turkey after failed...

A report by the Journalists and Writers Foundation (JWF), a New York-based international civil society organization dedicated to the culture...

18 former civil servants detained over alleged Gülen links

Eighteen former civil servants have been detained due to their alleged links to the Gülen movement on accusations of use...

Turkish courts handed down 80 years in prison to 36 journalists in 2021

Journalists in Turkey made 475 court appearances in 2021, with the courts handing down a total of 80 years in...

Jailed Kurdish politician given prison sentence on conviction of insulting former PM

Former co-chairperson of the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) Selahattin Demirtaş, who has been behind bars since November 2016, has...

Turkey’s RTÜK fines TV station due to remarks of arrested journalist

Turkey’s broadcasting watchdog, the Radio and Television Supreme Council (RTÜK), has imposed a fine on the pro-opposition Tele1 TV station...

Messages of support snowball for Turkish pop music diva after Erdoğan rebuke

Turkey’s pop music diva, Sezen Aksu, who has been directly targeted by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan due to the lyrics...

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