Never have the European Union and Turkey needed one another more, and yet rarely have they been so distant. The EU should redouble its efforts to revitalize the relationship, strengthening both its criticism of Turkey’s democratic backsliding and the credibility of the accession process.
A journalist in southern Turkey has been sentenced to a five-month suspended prison sentence, while the houses of two more journalists from the same city have been raided by police
The Supreme Board of Judges and Prosecutors (HSYK) has granted permission for a legal review of the 2010 raid on the room where the Turkish military’s top secret documents were held.
The foundation has claimed that state institutions issued financial threats against it
Following an ECHR ruling that their rights were violated, a retrial of 9 defendants who were jailed for attending a protest in the southeastern district of Cizre ended with an acquittal.
The Istanbul Police Department has finally sent the identities of the policemen suspected of shooting dead Gezi protest victim Berkin Elvan, a full year after the 15-year-old passed away following 269 days in a coma.
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