EFD Rights Watch: “Turkish Court Upholds Convictions of Coup Plotters

Turkish Court Upholds Convictions of Coup Plotters

Senior officers were among the leading defendants whose involvement underlined the power struggle between the government and the military.


Protesters opposing Turkish PM during ODTÜ event indicted on terror charges

Ankara prosecutors has pressed charges against 11 people involved in the clashes following a protest at the launching ceremony of the Göktürk-2 satellite at ODTÜ campus

Return of Mor Gabriel Monastery lands to Syriacs officially approved

The assembly of foundations, the highest decision-making body of the general directorate for foundations

Male Violence March 2012

A compilation made by bianet revealed that male perpetrators left 12 women dead, 8 raped, 24 battered and 5 harassed in March 2012. Overall in 2012, male violence left 47 women dead, 28 raped, 60 battered and 56 harassed.

Euro court fines Turkey over President?s newspaper injunction

The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that Turkey breached human rights law by denying the free expression of newspaper journalists


Turkey Lifts Ban on Head Scarves in State OfficesThe change, which went into effect immediately, was introduced as part of a series of measures aimed at bolstering democratic standards.

Woman threatened with rape by the police to be defended by Istanbul Bar

The Istanbul Bar Association has said they will represent Pınar T.

Top Turkish appeals court releases verdict in coup-plot trial, 34 acquitted

Supreme Court of Appeals? decision to acquit 34 defendants and order the retrial of 63 suspects in the ?Balyoz? (Sledgehammer) coup-plot case

‘The process has not ended,? Turkish PM says on top court?s Balyoz appeals verdict

PM Erdoğan said that the government would follow the judicial process in his first remarks after the Supreme Court of Appeals? verdict in the ‘Balyoz’ coup case

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