Doctor recounts details of brutal torture of Turkish soldiers after 2016 coup

A medical doctor who was assigned to a large detention center in Ankara a few days after a coup attempt...

European anti-torture committee reports allege abuse in Turkish detention facilities

The Council of Europe’s Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT) on Wednesday...

Jailed businessman Kavala marks 1,000 days in pretrial detention

Osman Kavala, a jailed businessman and philanthropist who was targeted by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, marked 1,000 days in...

Mother of jailed former military cadet arrested for terrorist propaganda

Melek Çetinkaya, the mother of a former military cadet who was sentenced to life in prison after a 2016 coup...

Former Turkish judge beaten by guards in prison, daughter reveals

Hüsamettin Uğur, a former member of Turkey’s Supreme Court of Appeals who has been isolated in a one-person cell in...

İstanbul Convention for preventing domestic violence splits Erdoğan’s party

The İstanbul Convention, signed by member countries of the Council of Europe in 2011 to promote women’s rights and prevent...

Ministry seizes elderly woman’s house she donated to Gülen-linked foundation

Turkey’s Culture and Tourism Ministry seized the house of an 87-year-old woman in the western province of Manisa because she...

Documents reveal Ankara has obtained identities of hundreds of Turkish asylum seekers in Greece,...

Turkey’s intelligence agency has obtained information on the identity of hundreds of Turkish nationals who have applied for asylum in...

Suspected remains of unsolved murder victims found in SE Turkey: report

Human remains that might belong to dozens of victims of unsolved murders in Turkey’s Southeast in the 1990s have been...

Another İstanbul church attacked amid growing hostility toward Christians: report

Another church has been attacked amid growing hostility towards Christians in Turkey, which includes arrests, mysterious disappearances, unresolved murders and...

Opposition deputy calls for release of jailed journalist diagnosed with stage 4 cancer

A jailed Turkish journalist was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer, an opposition deputy reported, calling on the government to release him for...

[OPINION] The ‘execution’ of justice in Turkey

Mehmet Tahsin A terrible play had a two-week run at the Turkish parliament. The speaker of parliament, the justice minister and deputies performed...

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