Syriac organization demand freedom for priest sentenced on terror charges in Turkey

Syriac organizations in Europe have demanded that the Turkish government release and drop all charges against priest Sefer (Aho) Bileçen,...

South African rights advocates vow to defend cause of Turkey’s expelled MP

Türkmen Terzi  Prominent human rights advocates from South Africa promised at an online event to support Ömer Faruk Gergerlioğlu, a pro-Kurdish...

‘Game of Thrones’ author voices support for women in Turkey over Istanbul Convention exit

George R.R. Martin, the best-selling fantasy author whose books were turned into HBO’s Emmy Award-winning hit series “Game of Thrones,”...

Dismal conditions in Greek migrant camp drive young man to suicide

İbrahim Ergün, a 24-year-old Kurd from Turkey, was found hanging from the ceiling in a toilet at the Corinth migrant...

Turkish academic who called Jews ‘snakes’ and ‘cursed’ invited to German university

Cevheri Güven Theology professor Mustafa Öztürk, who is known for his anti-Semitic, anti-Western and genocidal discourse, has been invited to pursue...

Missile strikes on Syrian oil refineries in area controlled by Turkey kill 4: monitor

Missile strikes on makeshift oil refineries in Turkish-controlled northern Syria have killed four people and injured more than 20 others,...

Times Square billboard reading “STOP ERDOGAN” draws ruling AKP’s ire

A billboard in New York City's Times Square that reads "STOP ERDOGAN," referring to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, whose...

Turkey’s post-coup crackdown nearly on par with China’s imprisonment of Uighurs

Turkey jailed 220,000 people on dubious terrorism charges between 2016 and 2019, rights group the Arrested Lawyers initiative said on...

Turkey sentences 3 to prison over Ghosn escape from Japan

An İstanbul court on Wednesday sentenced three Turks to four years, two months in prison for helping smuggle former Nissan...

Dutch security body concerned about Erdoğan’s role in rise of extremism in Netherlands

A secret report on Dutch national security that was leaked on Monday has revealed concerns among the authorities about the...

Sailors kidnapped off Nigeria arrive back in Turkey

Fifteen Turkish sailors who were kidnapped on a cargo ship off the coast of Nigeria last month arrived back in...

Infighting among Turkish-backed factions in Syria leaves 1 dead, 5 injured: war monitor

Clashes erupted between Turkish-backed rebel factions operating in the previously Kurdish-held northern Syrian town of Tal Talif near the Turkish...

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