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Ailing 80-year-old inmate released from prison after 4 months

Makbule Özer, an ailing 80-year-old inmate in a high-security prison in Turkey’s eastern Van province, was released from prison on Wednesday,  the Stockholm Center...

Italy’s Draghi raises human rights during visit to Erdoğan

Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi said on Tuesday he raised the importance of human rights during a meeting in Ankara with Turkish President Recep...

Exhibit showcasing Turkey’s rights violation victims draws great interest in US

An exhibition showcasing photographs and belongings of victims of human rights violations in Turkey held in New Jersey with the aim of giving viewers...

Prominent Turkish human rights activist acquitted of terrorism charges

A Turkish court has acquitted Öztürk Türkdoğan, co-chair of Turkey’s oldest human rights group, the Human Rights Association (İHD), of charges of membership in...

Turkish university sparks outrage for quoting Hitler on official human rights website

The Manisa Celal Bayar University in western Turkey sparked outrage among human rights activists and social media users for quoting Adolf Hitler on its...

Opposition lawmaker prevented from leaving Turkey due to travel ban

Ömer Faruk Gergerlioğlu, a lawmaker from the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) and a prominent defender of human rights, has been prevented from leaving...

Watchdogs call on Turkish authorities to drop all charges against Human Rights Association co-chair

Human rights watchdogs on Monday called on Turkish authorities to ensure that all charges against Öztürk Türkdoğan, co-chair of Turkey’s oldest human rights group,...

Parliament’s Human Rights Committee failing to do its job, says opposition MP

Human rights defender and deputy from the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) Ömer Faruk Gergerlioğlu has asked in a parliamentary question why the Turkish Parliament’s...

Turkish authorities take legal action against IHD and association chair

Turkish authorities have taken legal action against the Human Rights Association (İHD), an NGO monitoring human rights violations in Turkey since 1986, and its...

NBA center to become US citizen, change name to Enes Kanter Freedom

NBA player Enes Kanter, an outspoken critic of human rights violations in Turkey and China's treatment of Uyghurs, will adopt “Freedom” as his surname...

Turkey is no longer a state of law, Rebecca Harms says

Former Green member of the European Parliament Rebecca Harms has said it is no longer possible to call Turkey a country that adheres to...

Turkey changes prison regulation to replace ‘strip-search’ with ‘detailed search’

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has made changes to a 2020 regulation on the execution of searches in Turkey’s prisons and detention centers, replacing...

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