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Alevis protest against controversial omnibus bill for failing to address their demands

Alevi organizations on Tuesday staged a protest against an omnibus bill concerning Alevi houses of worship (cemevis) in Turkey, which was adopted by a...

Former HDP MP released from prison 4 months after completion of sentence

A former lawmaker from the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) has been released from prison four months after she completed the sentence handed down to...

Turkish Nobel laureate says there is immense political pressure in Turkey

Orhan Pamuk, Turkish novelist and recipient of the 2006 Nobel Prize in Literature, said in an interview that there was immense political pressure in Turkey...

Hundreds attend anti-LGBTQ rally in Turkey

Hundreds of people attended an anti-LGBTQ rally Sunday in Istanbul, answering a call from dozens of conservative associations, an AFP photographer reported. Carrying banners with...

Academic Altan appeals to ECtHR against Turkey’s top judicial body

The lawyer for academic and journalist Mehmet Altan, who was imprisoned after a coup attempt in Turkey in July 2016, has filed a complaint...

Top court finds rights violations in prosecution of Kurdish politician Demirtaş

Turkey’s Constitutional Court has found rights violations in the trial of jailed Kurdish politician Selahattin Demirtaş, who was prosecuted due to slogans promoting the...

Turkey ranks 124th out of 146 countries in WEF gender gap report

Turkey has been ranked 124th out of 146 countries with respect to inequalities between men and women, according to the World Economic Forum’s (WEF)...

Police crack down on İstanbul Pride march, detain over 300

Turkish police on Sunday broke up a banned Pride march in İstanbul, detaining more than 300 demonstrators, Agence France-Presse reported, citing organizers. The governor's office...

Turkish gov’t failed to carry out most actions in its human rights action plan

The Turkish government has failed to carry out most of the actions in the new human rights action plan that was announced by President...

Turkey disappointed at EU summit outcome: Foreign Ministry

Turkey on Friday expressed disappointment after an EU summit ended with a critical statement about Ankara's rights record and no clear progress on a customs...

CoE asks Turkey to stop stigmatization of LGBTI people

Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights Dunja Mijatović has called on Turkey in a letter to two ministers to stop the stigmatization of...

Rights groups call on EU to strengthen commitment to improvement of fundamental rights and rule of law in Turkey

Improvement in fundamental rights and the rule of law should be at the heart of EU-Turkey relations, said 16 human rights and freedom of...

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