The new authoritarian regime wants no place untouched by State power, Middle East Technical University has a long tradition of opposition, thus becomes the target of Turkish neocons…

Students detained following protest against Turkish PM

from Hurriyet Daily News
Middle East Technical University (ODTÜ) students are being taken into custody in increasing numbers following clashes that occurred during Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s recent visit

Interior Minister Confesses on Police Brutality

from Bianet :: English
Interior Minister İdris Naim Şahin admitted that police brutality denigrated the state authority when it caused deaths and said: “Though security officers should not hesitate to exercise force to intervene protests.”

Students, professors stop classes, condemn police

from Hurriyet Daily News
Discussions about police violence at Middle East Technical University (ODTU) on Dec. 1

 

PM Receives Official Inquiry on METU Visit

from Bianet :: English
Peace and Democracy Party deputy Sebahat Tuncel submitted an official inquiry to PM Erdogan concerning the police brutality on METU campus on December 18.

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Policemen convicted for torture in public

from Hurriyet Daily News
Two policemen who beat a university student in Istanbul in 2009 for.

Turkey’s Human Rights Record ’12 – Part I

from Bianet :: English
On the occasion of World Human Rights Day, Turkey’s two main human rights organizations released their annual torture reports, complaining that impunity on several torture cases encouraged the ongoing human tragedy in Turkey.

Turkey’s Human Rights Record ’12 – Part II

from Bianet :: English
On the occasion of World Human Rights Day, Turkey’s two main human rights organizations released their annual torture reports, complaining that impunity on several torture cases encouraged the ongoing human tragedy in Turkey.

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