EFD Rights Watch: 13-year-old involved in Soma protest faces jail up to 3 years…

A 13-year-old faces between six months and three years in jail for participating in a protest in the Aegean province of İzmir on May 17.
Washington has condemned the use of ‘unprovoked violence’ against protests during a visit by officials to soma

CHP lawmakers pay respect to fallen miners, leader reads out all names


Kılıçdaroğlu read the names of all the fallen miners at the Soma disaster

Some circles are opportunistically taking advantage of last week?s mine disaster in Soma, PM Erdoğan said

18 detained as part of probe into Soma mine accident


Prosecutors have issued an order to detain 18 people, including high-ranking officials of the company operating the Soma mine

In Turkey, where 301 men were killed when a fire tore through a coal mine last week, people are beginning to consider the costs of a new way of life that emerged over the past decade

How did Erdoğan become a media mogul in Turkey? by Aydoğan Vatandaş


When Recep Tayyip Erdoğan took office, he had only the Yeni Şafak and Akit dailies, along with the Kanal 7 TV station, under his influence. Over the last decade he has expanded his control over the Turkish media.



Footage has been released by Turkish broadcaster A Haber showing the tense moments in Soma immediately prior to adviser Yusuf Yerkel?s attack against a mourner.
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