by the way, Turkey has a nomination for the world’s oldest terrorist…


World’s Oldest Terrorist

from Kamil Pasha by Jenny White
Photo from Radikal
Lalihan Akbay, 102, faces a criminal investigation for “making propaganda for a terrorist organization”. She attended a mevlud (a commemorative religious ceremony where the Quran is read) in Tatvan that someone had organized for her son, Mehmet Rauf Akbay, a member of the PKK who died in 1985.

IPI Condemns Turkish Prosecutors’ Demand for Footage from Media Organisations

Prosecution Request Journalists' Material on Hopa Unrest

from Bianet :: English
The Hopa Public Prosecution asked newspapers and TV stations to forward all footage and pictures of the anti-government demonstrations in Hopa and the funeral of protestor Lokumcu. The Contemporary Journalists Association said this was not the duty of a journalist.

Hope for Detained MPs?

from Bianet :: English
Article 100 of the Criminal Procedure Law, the main obstacle before the release of the detained elected MPs, was discussed in a meeting convened by the Ministry of Justice. This might be the light at the end of the tunnel of the parliamentary crisis.

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