Tribunal to adjudicate Turkey’s rights record

The Turkey Tribunal, a civil society-led, symbolic international tribunal established to adjudicate recent human rights violations in Turkey including torture,...

Erdoğan again appoints controversial imam as head of Diyanet

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has for a second time appointed Professor Ali Erbaş as head of the Religious Affairs...

US sanctions five Turkey-based Al-Qaeda facilitators

The US Treasury placed five Turkey-based Al-Qaeda facilitators and financiers on its sanctions blacklist Thursday, as it focuses its attention...

Cases of Turkish journalists before ECtHR drag on as they languish in jail

TM Editorial The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has yet to deliver verdicts on the cases of dozens of journalists...

MHP mayor orders burning of ‘Kurdistan’ election campaign hats

A mayor from the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) has illegally ordered that hats produced for an election campaign in northern...

Prosecutor seeks acquittal of Turkish-German journalist of terror charges

An İstanbul prosecutor has requested that a Turkish-German journalist who is standing trial on terror-related charges be acquitted, according to...

US president to receive Patriarch Bartholomew at White House in October: report

US President Joe Biden will meet with Greek Orthodox Patriarch Bartholomew, the Istanbul-based spiritual leader of roughly 300 million Orthodox...

Pro-gov’t journalists showered with awards at ceremony at Erdoğan’s palace

Not a single journalist with anti-government views was among the journalists who were showered with awards at a ceremony held...

Pro-gov’t journalist tells Erdoğan to keep his hands off Islam

A pro-government journalist has called on Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to abandon efforts to politicize Islam, warning that such...

Turkey reports highest number of COVID-19 cases since May

Turkey's health minister on Wednesday announced that the number of daily COVID-19 cases in the country has risen to 28,224,...

Turkish rights activist, Filipino journalist receive 2021 Int’l Hrant Dink Award

Canan Arın, a renowned human rights activist and lawyer in Turkey, and Maria Ressa, an investigative Filipino journalist, have been...

Father of missing Yusuf Bilge Tunç says reappearance of former bureaucrat gives him hope

The father of Yusuf Bilge Tunç, who went missing 25 months ago and is feared to have been abducted by...

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