Prison sentence sought for mafia boss for insulting senior AKP politician’s son

A prosecutor has sought up to six years, four months in prison for mafia boss Sedat Peker on charges of...

Turkish gov’t’s intention is to silence all critical voices in the country, tribunal rapporteur...

Bünyamin Tekin, Geneva The judges of the Turkey Tribunal, a civil society-led, symbolic international tribunal established to adjudicate recent human rights...

‘We Can’t Shelter’ movement catches on across Turkey as police detain students in capital

Police detained nine students in Ankara on Monday at a protest staged by the “We Can’t Shelter” movement, which is...

AKP municipality equipment dumps trash in protected area amid public protest

Heavy equipment sent by a district municipality run by the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) early on Tuesday dumped...

Victims of enforced disappearance testify before Turkey Tribunal

Bünyamin Tekin, Geneva Victims of enforced disappearances perpetrated by Turkey testified on their abductions by the state agents on Tuesday before the...

25 former, active duty military officers detained over alleged Gülen links

Turkish police on Tuesday detained 25 former and active duty military officers over their alleged links to the Gülen movement,...

Rights defenders in Turkey face unrelenting pressure from gov’t: report

Human rights defenders in Turkey have been under unrelenting pressure, with 1,098 taken into custody and 33 arrested between March...

Turkish first lady’s book launch marred by debates over her expensive watch

A book written by Turkish first lady Emine Erdoğan describing her visits to Africa was launched in New York on...

Erdoğan inaugurates $291 mln high rise in NYC amid criticism

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Monday inaugurated the “Türkevi” (Turkish House) in New York City, a 36-story high rise...

Turkish prosecutors launched 1.5 million terrorism investigations between 2016-2020: report

Public prosecutors initiated 1.576 million investigations on allegations of terrorismbetween 2016 and 2020, concluding 208,833 of them, the Stockholm Center...

Prison administration refuses to accept dress sent for former HDP deputy due to its...

A prison administration in Turkey’s Elazığ province refused to accept a dress sent for former opposition deputy Leyla Güven because...

UN expert demands Turkey uncover truth behind killing of couple who challenged mining companies

The Turkish government must get to the bottom of the murder four years ago of husband and wife Ali Ulvi...

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