Notorious former prison torture methods have reemerged during the state of emergency declared after the July 15 failed coup attempt, in addition to overcrowding and poor conditions in Turkey’s jails, according to the Human Rights Association (İHD)
More than 170 jails will be built over the next five years in Turkey, according to a statement from the Justice Ministry (FETÖ).
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has criticized the imprisonment of dozens of writers and journalists in the ongoing crackdown on government opponents in the aftermath of Turkey’s failed July 15 coup attempt
Among the 28,163 teachers dismissed through a state of emergency decree published in Turkey’s Official Gazette on Sept. 2, some 3,487 were from Istanbul, more than any other province, daily Habertürk reported on Sept. 15
The cleric, Fethullah Gulen, who lives in Pennsylvania, spoke for the first time since Turkey’s government formally asked the United States to arrest him.
Turkey’s main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) has registered the complaints of around 30,000 people negatively affected by government measures to clear the state of suspected members of the Fethullahist Terror Organization (FETÖ), believed to be behind the failed July 15 coup, a CHP official has said
Akit Daily Targets Evrensel

A report by pro-government Akit daily has claimed that Evrensel daily will be closed because “the daily advocates PKK’s actions”.
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Four held in Turkey over fears of Isis threat to UK and German embassies

British embassy closed as precaution after intelligence about possible threat from Islamic State, state-run media reports

Turkish authorities have detained four people as part of an investigation into a possible threat to the German and British embassies, according to state-run media reports.

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