Turkish student sentenced to 11 years in poshu scarf case

from Hurriyet Daily News
A Turkish court sentenced university student Cihan Kırmızıgül to 11 years in jail.

 

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Turkey tired of ‘government controlled’ media

by Turkish Digest
Turkey tired of ‘government controlled’ media

A growing number of young Turks are turning to social media, complaining that mainstream media are being increasingly controlled by the government.

Men Killed 9 Women in April

from Bianet :: English
According to data collected by bianet, 9 women and a child were killed by men in April; 17 women, 2 girls and a man injured; 10 women raped; 11 women harrassed. Most of the women murdered in April were killed by their husbands.

 

Banner Case at the Parliament

from Bianet :: English
Mothers of Dönmez and Işıklı held a press conference at the Parliament as their daughters are in prison on charge of “making propaganda for a terrorist organization.”

 

One of out five Turkish generals in jail

from Hurriyet Daily News
Recent probes have landed one out of every five Turkish generals in prison.

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