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15 people sentenced to a total of 94 years for taking part in Gezi protests

The Erzincan 2nd High Criminal Court sentenced 15 people to a total of 93 years, 10 months in prison for taking part in the...

[Opinion] Erdoğan’s counter-revolution leaves no space for Christians

Türkmen Terzi Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the founder of the Turkish Republic, embarked on one of the most ambitious and noteworthy revolutions of the last century...

Turkish authorities ban events marking anniversary of Gezi Park protests

A local governor's office on Monday banned events scheduled to take place in central İstanbul to mark the eighth anniversary of the anti-government Gezi...

Erdoğan inaugurates mosque in central İstanbul on anniversary of protests

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan inaugurated the first mosque in İstanbul's popular Taksim Square on Friday, eight years to the day after protests began...

Turkish women stage sit-in for reinstatement of İstanbul Convention

Dozens of women gathered in central Taksim Square in İstanbul on Monday to stage a protest against Turkey’s withdrawal from an international convention to...

Erdoğan accuses Women’s Day protestors of disrespecting Islamic call to prayer

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has accused protestors who took part in a march in central İstanbul on the occasion of International Women’s Day...

Turkish police fire tear gas to break up Women’s Day march in İstanbul

Riot police in İstanbul fired tear gas and plastic bullets to disperse thousands of demonstrators who tried to march along the city's main pedestrian...

Video of Syrian refugees’ new year celebration in İstanbul sparks unease on social media

A video of a group of Syrian refugees celebrating the new year in Taksim Square and on İstiklal Street in İstanbul went viral and...

Turkish police gear up for New Year’s Eve, Taksim Square closed to traffic

Police in Turkey’s largest city of İstanbul on Monday tightened security measures a few hours before New Year’s Eve celebrations. Turkish media outlets reported that...

Turkish prosecutor seeks arrest of journalist Dündar over Gezi Park protests

Turkish authorities have issued an arrest warrant for journalist Can Dündar as part of an investigation into the anti-government Gezi Park protests in İstanbul...

Saturday Mothers to meet for 700th time to seek justice for disappeared loved ones

The Saturday Mothers, a group demanding justice for loved ones who disappeared while in custody in Turkey in the ’90s, will gather for the...

Woman presented as July 15 hero faces accusations of lying

Şerife Boz, a woman who reportedly drove to İstanbul’s Taksim Square with a truckload of youths in a bid to join public resistance against...

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