ECHR reached a verdict on the case where 5 people ages between 13 and 24 were killed by soldiers, ordering Turkey to pay a sum of 330,000 euros to applicant families.
I knew two of them rather closely in person. Behçet Aysan was a gifted poet.
Family of tortured and killed private Uğur Kantar was denied insurance payment on grounds that the death occurred after his release.
A Swedish tourist in Turkey was released by an Istanbul court today after being held under arrest for two days on charges of ?insulting Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
The Syriac society outside Turkey has reacted against recent remarks by Turkey?s EU Minister Egemen Bağış, who said on June 21 that the historical Mor Gabriel Monastery was worth even less than the EU Affairs building in central Istanbul
Turkish, Iraqi and Jordanian border guards are pushing back tens of thousands of people trying to flee Syria, Human Rights Watch (HRW) claimed today.
Ankara Mayor Melih Gökçek posted a tweet yesterday addressing Republican People’s Party (CHP) Tunceli deputy Hüseyin Aygün, asking him whether or not he was gay
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… has been repeatedly denied by the mosque’s muezzin. RedHack is known for its anti-government stance, and has hacked into multiple government websites in the past, including the Ankara Police Directorate and the Foreign Affairs Ministry. July/03/2013.