Opposition party (CHP) deputy  Veli Ağbaba in a press meeting today pointed out that more than 3 thousand university students are in prison. Most of them are due to non-violent crimes like commemorating a revolutionary leader of 1970s… News in Turkish

 

Freedom House’s annual report emphasized the impact President Erdoğan has had on the decline of democracy in Turkey
A police officer from Mardin’s special operations division was arrested late Jan. 28 in connection with the shooting death of Nihat Kazanhan.
The Turkish lira weakened to 2.40 against the dollar on expectations that the Turkish Central Bank will cut interest rates
A Turkish television network has aired the CCTV footage of the Jan. 23 incident in Istanbul which triggered a massive public outcry
The presidential system model proposed by the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) will make Turkey into a “dictatorship” under President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) Deputy Parliamentary Group Chair Akif Hamzaçebi has claimed.
The number of suspected policemen detained since Tuesday as part of the latest operation in the illegal wiretapping probe has reached 22, after two more police officers surrendered to authorities on Jan. 29.
Following the retreat of ISIS, Anatolia Agency photographer Eşber Ayayadın tracked down the traces of war in Rojava’s Kobane canton located in Northern Syria.
The Turkish government has publicly declared its demand that the PKK lay down arms on the Nevruz festival, which is marked on March 21
President Erdoğan will visit Cuba, Colombia and Mexico as part of a Latin American trip from Feb. 9-12, while presidential spokesman İbrahim Kalın said there is no plan to lay the groundwork to build a mosque there at a press conference on Jan. 28.
A picture of the monument is mistakenly included on the April page of the planner
French President Francois Hollande on Jan. 28 called on Turkey to take new steps towards the “truth” behind the mass killings of Armenians a century ago, saying “it is time to break the taboos”

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