AKP’s former Istanbul MP Abdurrahim Boynukalın, who delivered a fiery speech addressing hundreds of protesters who attacked daily Hürriyet on Sept. 6, has been appointed deputy minister of youth and sports
Former AKP MP, Abdurrahim Boynukalın, partaking in attack against Hürriyet daily has become Deputy Minister of Youth and Sports

Imprisoned journalist Can Dündar stands trial for insulting Erdoğan’s son

Can Dündar, the editor-in-Chief of daily Cumhuriyet who was recently imprisoned for publishing a story on Syria-bound intelligence trucks, stood trial for insulting President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s son in two opinion pieces on the Dec. 17, 2013 graft probe, the largest corruption investigation in modern Turkish history, on Dec. 17
A Turkish court on Dec. 17 issued arrest warrants for the former editor and former owner of the Zaman newspaper
Journalists’ Union of Turkey is calling for protest to be held in front of Galatasaray High School in Taksim on Sunday at 12 p.m. for imprisoned journalists to be released.
Some 45,000 Christians who fled Syria and Iraq are forced to hide their religious identity in the Turkish provinces of Yozgat, Aksaray and Çorum

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