Turkish media has the right to rise up against ‘wrongful practices,’ Abdullah Gül says
Ankara (AFP) – Turkey’s president, Abdullah Gul, said Tuesday he had signed into force a controversial law voted in by the government that would tighten controls over web use
Bulletin PISM, no 16 (611), 6 February 2014 The Polish Institute of International Affairs Pinar Elman * The Turkish government has reacted to recent corruption probes by attacking the rule of law and the judiciary. This has confirmed international concerns about the state of democracy in Turkey and has drawn censure from the Euro-Atlantic community
Last week the Turkish Parliament passed legislation that grants a government agency, the Telecommunications Directorate (TİB), the monopoly on Internet regulation.
A new bill on the Internet will save young generations from the potential harm of the Internet, PM Erdoğan has said
A complaint was filed against a woman who claimed to have been beaten by protesters for wearing a headscarf at the height of the Gezi protests
Police had claimed that they were no cameras in the area before the latest hearing in the trial
The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that Turkey breached ‘rights to a fair trial’ and ‘rights to negotiate collective agreements’ in three cases