EFD Rights Watch: Journalists’ Twitter messages blocked.. Eren Keskin sentenced…

A Turkish court decides to block hundreds of specific messages mostly written by journalists. Here is the news in Turkish and here is the court decision.

Human rights advocate Eren Keskin was sentenced to 10 months of prison due to Article 301, a Turkish Penal Code article on “insulting Turkey and Turkishness” that was previously considered as “violation” by ECHR.
Turkey: 2 Officers Sentenced in Death

The police officers were sentenced Wednesday to 10 years in prison for their role in the fatal beating of a university student.
Freedom of speech is not alive and well
Cardinal Courier
Within this photo, are the leaders from Russia, Egypt, Turkey and United Arab Emirates. These countries are … Julian Assange is the founder of Wikileaks, a blog that gives anonymous hackers a forum to release information in full confidence. He should
‘It’s a 937-kilometer border, it’s impossible to do. We can’t put a soldier on every inch,’ The Times quotes PM Davutoğlu as saying
Russia Presses Ahead With Plan for Gas Pipeline to Turkey

In the face of European Union ropposition to the South Stream pipeline project, Gazprom is moving to an alternate route.
GTE Policy Brief (Istituto Affari Internazionali) No. 20, January 2015 by Ergun Özbudun * This paper deals with the status of the judiciary in Turkey, specifically the composition and powers of the Constitutional Court and of the High Council Judges and Public Prosecutors (HSYK) and the measures pursued by the AKP government in changing these […]
The brother of victim of a fire bomb attack on an Istanbul city bus has demanded information from a former interior minister, who recently said intelligence officials were involved in the attack
Turkey must embrace the republic’s principle of secularism in order to progress economically as well as socially and politically, Haluk Dinçer has said

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