The IPI expressed concern over the Turkish journalists sentenced to prison terms in the Ergenekon trial
While the Ergenekon trial was a milestone in civilian control over the military, it was flawed in other respects.
Turkish Armed Forces have called for calm and restraint following the verdicts handed down to a number of active and retired army personnel
CHP deputy Mehmet Haberal was received today in Ankara by his party’s head Kılıçdaroğlu a day after his release
Turkey’s former top military official was sentenced to life imprisonment for plotting to overthrow the government ? charges many say were trumped up. Some 250 people were sentenced.
The ?Ergenekon? coup trial, probably Turkey?s most controversial case ever, ended the other day
The coup-attempt case of Ergenekon has ended with a lot of ?rights? and ?wrongs? together
The AKP’s back story is particularly relevant to the Ergenekon case because many of the party’s founders were targeted by the army’s latest intervention 16 years ago. At the height of its popular support, AKP predecessor the Welfare Party was declared
Does the Silivri court verdict indeed confirm the existence of an ?Ergenekon gang??
It is a case that has brought Turkey’s military to heel and sewn the seeds for the civilian government to assert more control. The jailing of a former military chief and other senior figures in the so-called ?Ergenekon? case will have deep and long
Turkish Armed Forces (TAF) released a statement on yesterday?s Ergenekon trial verdict, saying that ?they were feeling and sharing the grief of their longtime co-workers and their family members?.
The verdicts regarding the alleged coup case Ergenekon continue to send ripples across the country as the release of Osman Yıldırım caused a new debate
The alleged network of secularist ultra-nationalists, Ergenekon, draws its name from a mythical Central Asian valley where Turks are said to have been saved from annihilation by a wolf that led them past their enemies to freedom. The network was said
In the mass trial against the Turkish Ergenekon network, most of the 275 accused received prison sentences on Monday after being found guilty of preparing a coup. Punishment was meted out to the guilty and innocent indiscriminately, commentators criticise, accusing Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan of trying to intimidate his opponents.
The continuing suppression of dissent shows that for all its apparent gains, Turkey has gone into reverse gear
The process that started with the Ergenekon investigation will also have political impacts, PM Erdoğan’s chief political adviser Yalçın Akdoğan said while explaining his previous remarks about the verdict
According to the prosecution, the Ergenekon network was the very essence of Turkey’s ?deep state? ? carrying out assassinations and false flag operations in order to overthrow democratically elected governments. Prosecutors contended thatErgenekon