Share this post with Digg


Watch the video here. So humane treatment for him..

A labourer wipes his face with a lemon to  protect himself from  ...

A labourer wipes his face with a lemon to protect himself from the tear gas used by riot police during a protest against the privatization of the State Tobacco and Liqueur Company in Ankara April 1, 2010. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

Human Rights Association Releases Prison Report

from Turkish Politics in Action by Ragan Updegraff

From Today’s Zaman: The chairman of the Human Rights Association (İHD), Öztürk Türkdoğan, has criticized the high number of arrests made as part of judicial investigations in Turkey, which he said has become a form of punishment in itself.

Turkey – Journalists under threat from anti-terrorism law | Fromtheold

Reporters Without Borders is astounded by the sentences that Turkish journalists are facing just for doing their job. Since an amendment to the anti-terrorism law took effect in 2006, media personnel have been exposed to the possibility of long spells in jail just for covering ordinary news developments including judicial proceedings.”

Tobacco & Liquor workers stage sit-in protest in Ankara

No Significant Progress in Murder Case of Ahmet Yıldız

from Bianet :: English
In the murder case of homosexual Ahmet Yıldız, the court continues the search for prime suspect and father of the victim Yahya Yıldız and Orhan Aymelek, owner of a car rental. By a directive of the president judge, the audience in front of the court house was not allowed inside.

Four Politicians on Trial for Speaking Kurdish

from Bianet :: English
Hakkari Mayor Fadıl Bedirhanoğlu, former mayor Kazım Kurt and officials of closed Democratic Society Party Fahri Kurt and Rahmi Temel stand trial for addressing their electorate in Kurdish in the run-up to the 2009 local elections.

Tagged in: , , , , , ,

%d bloggers like this: