Children of parents jailed in Turkey’s post-coup crackdown becoming ‘suicidal,’ purged academic claims

A former academic has claimed that children whose parents were imprisoned during a government crackdown in Turkey carried out under...

Turkey marks Press Day amid ongoing gov’t crackdown on press freedom

Journalists in Turkey continue to suffer from human rights violations and oppression as they celebrate Press Day, which marks the...

German union urges action against violence targeting exiled Turkish journalists

Frank Überall, chairman of the German Journalists' Association (DJV), has called on the federal government to take steps to prevent...

Turkey rejects UN Security Council criticism over Cyprus

Turkey rejected UN Security Council criticism on Friday over its push for a two-state solution in Cyprus and plans to...

UNESCO asks Turkey for report on Hagia Sophia after mosque change

The World Heritage Committee of the UN's cultural agency UNESCO on Friday asked Turkey to submit by early next year...

US representatives introduce legislation calling for sanctions on Turkish officials violating human rights

Two members of the US House of Representatives on Thursday announced the introduction of the “Turkey Human Rights Promotion Act of...

Erdoğan’s momentary dozing off in Eid greeting video reignites debate about his health

A pre-recorded Eid al-Adha greeting video from Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan released on Wednesday showed him falling asleep for...

Secular elites challenge gov’t narrative on Turkey’s coup

Türkmen Terzi Turkey marked the fifth anniversary of a July 15, 2016 coup attempt amid many questions regarding inconsistencies and contradictions...

Turkey building enormous wall on Iranian border to fend off illegal migrants

Turkey has been making progress in its plan to build a wall on its Iranian border in an effort to...

Ultra-secularist leader surprisingly represents Turkey at Islamic assembly webinar

Doğu Perinçek, the long-time leader of Turkey's ultra-secularists and the founder and chairman of the neo-nationalist Homeland Party (VP), unexpectedly...

Jailed Kurdish politician Demirtaş granted 2021 Human Rights Award by German city

The city of Weimar, Germany, has announced that it will grant its 2021 Human Rights Award to Selahattin Demirtaş, an...

ByLock was used as pretext to arrest critics of Erdoğan gov’t, ex-MP claims

A former Turkish lawmaker has claimed that President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s Justice and Development Party (AKP) government arrested its critics...

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