Two international press organizations have called on Turkish authorities to return the passport of Dilek Dündar, the wife of former daily Cumhuriyet editor-in-chief Can Dündar, after she was banned from traveling abroad on Sept. 3

In the mean time,

50 Kurdish politicians have begun an indefinite hunger strike without rotation, demanding a meeting with Öcalan within the framework of the legal rules.

In the mean time,

The Turkish border with Syria was cleared of Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) militants on Sept. 4, after the Turkish-supported Free Syrian Army (FSA) took control of all regions from Azaz to the west to Jarablus to the east

HDP’s Response to Minister Bozdağ’s Öcalan Statement

HDP Co-Chair Demirtaş has said, “What is the harm in one of Öcalan’s attorneys having a brief meeting in İmralı?” in response to Minister Bozdağ saying “There is no problem with PKK Leader Öcalan’s security”.
Justice Minister Bekir Bozdağ has said: “Baseless information is being circulated around Abdullah Öcalan’s health and security,” denying that there was any problem with either

Eyewitness: Karkamis, Turkey

Photographs from the Eyewitness series

whitehouse.gov – Sep 4, 6:31 AM

PRESIDENT OBAMA: This is the first opportunity that I’ve had to meet face to face with President Erdogan since the terrible attempted coup that took place in July. By taking to the streets to resist the coup attempt, the Turkish people once again

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