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Jailed Kurdish politician denied release despite medical report suffers from dementia, lawyer says

Jailed Kurdish politician Aysel Tuğluk, who was denied release in September despite medical reports, suffers from dementia and can’t look after herself, according to her...

102 journalists appeared in court, 10 sentenced to prison in 3 months: report

One hundred two journalists appeared at hearings in their trials in Turkey from July to September, and 10 of them were sentenced to a...

Former teacher arrested and sent to prison in Diyarbakır province on conviction of Gülen links

Figen Çapkur, 46, a former teacher who was summarily fired from her job by a government decree, was arrested and sent to a prison...

Turkish-German journalist elected president of PEN Germany

Turkish-German journalist and writer Deniz Yücel, who was jailed in Turkey for almost a year on bogus terrorism charges, has been elected the new...

CHP İstanbul chair faces imprisonment for ‘insulting’ Erdoğan’s communications chief

The Ankara Public Prosecutor’s Office has submitted an indictment requesting between one year, two months and two years, four months’ imprisonment for Republican People’s...

Kavala, Demirtaş’s continued imprisonment makes mockery of Erdogan’s rights plan: AI

Prominent rights group the Amnesty International’s (AI) Europe Director Nils Muižnieks has said Turkey’s failure to release Turkish philanthropist Osman Kavala and Kurdish politician...

Germany convicts 60-year-old Turkish man of PKK membership

A court in western Germany has convicted a 60-year-old Turkish citizen of membership in the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), a banned Kurdish militant group,...

Pregnant woman jailed over Gülen links sent back to prison after losing baby

Hanife Çiftçi, who was jailed in June when she was seven weeks pregnant due to her alleged links to the Gülen movement, lost her unborn baby...

Court accepts indictment seeking jail time for opposition’s Ankara mayoral candidate

An Ankara court has accepted an indictment seeking three years’ imprisonment for the mayoral candidate of Turkey’s capital from the opposition alliance only three...

Turkish police reveal nonexistence of ‘secret witness’ whose statements led to many imprisonments

The Diyarbakır Police Department has revealed that an anonymous witness codenamed “Venus” whose testimony led to the detention and imprisonment of scores of people...

Prosecutor seeks imprisonment for online news website owner over Afrin reports

Necla Demir, the owner of online newspaper Gazete Karınca, will be tried on charges of disseminating terrorist propaganda in stories published by the news...

Former İstanbul governor sent back to prison after court upholds sentence

Former İstanbul Governor Hüseyin Avni Mutlu was jailed again on Wednesday after an appeals court upheld a prison sentence of three years, one-and-a-half months...

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