RWB slammed the ruling issued against Sevan Nişanyan.
A father has confessed to killing his own son, but denied it was due to his sexual orientation, during the latest hearing in a landmark homosexual murder case.
For generations, schoolchildren in Turkey learned that ?every Turk is a soldier.? Patriotic families still often send their sons off to compulsory military service with a party and a flag-waving procession through their respective towns and villages. But this façade of pride conceals an ugly truth ? rampant bullying within the army?s ranks.
Human rights groups have urged Turkey to clear up its landmines as soon as possible
Necati Abay, a representative of Solidarity Platform with Jailed Journalists (TGDP) was sentenced to 11 years and 3 months of prison for terrorist organization membership allegations – charges that Abay claimed to be influenced by PM Erdoğan and certain media coverage against him.
Former Bar Association chairperson Aktar said that Hayri Kozakçıoğlu served as the black box of Turkey?s state of emergency year and died before he could share his knowledge with public. Kozakçıoğlu has allegedly committed suicide.
Turkey’s state-run agency says a pro-Chechen businessman has been shot dead in the Turkish capital, the latest victim in a wave of assassinations of Chechens in Turkey.
The world becomes an increasingly dangerous place for refugees and migrants as they have suffered abuses.