In the anniversary of Istanbul pogrom, Hürriyet Daily attacked by a mob including an AKP deputy…

A group of people attacked and broke the glasses of the building of Hürriyet Daily by shouting slogans in favour of the President Erdoğan and soldiers who died during conflicts.
Daily Hürriyet’s Istanbul headquarters was attacked by around 150 pro-government protesters early Sept. 7, hours after a deadly terrorist attack in Turkey’s southeast
Daily Hürriyet’s Istanbul headquarters was pelted with stones by a group of pro-AKP supporters early on Sept. 7 in an attack described by the newspaper’s editor-in-chief as ‘a black page in Turkey’s democratic history’
A group of representatives from several minority advocate groups gathered on Istanbul’s İstiklal Avenue to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Istanbul pogrom, anti-Greek riots in Sept. 6 and 7 in 1955 that left 15 people dead, many others injured and a large number of Greek homes and buildings looted
Turkey’s nationalist leader has joined condemnation of a vandalism attack at the headquarters of Hürriyet daily newspaper, calling it “very awful.”
Interior Minister Selami Altınok has vowed that ‘no concession will be given regarding principles of the rule of law and public order,’ speaking about the violent attack on the headquarters of daily Hürriyet in Istanbul
HDP delegation explained 7 people died in two days and some quarters had neither electricity nor water and the hospital had only one doctor, in Cizre.
The Turkish Lira hit new lows against the U.S. dollar early Sept. 7, due to concern over Turkey’s worsening security situation, after Kurdish militants carried out one of their deadliest bomb attacks on Turkish troops in years
The Kurdish problem-focused HDP has offered its condolences over the killing of an undisclosed number of Turkish soldiers on Sept. 6 in a major attack in the southeastern province of Hakkari conducted by the outlawed PKK, while it reiterated its call for a mutual silencing of arms
Turkey’s two major opposition parties have called on the government to disclose number of casualties in an attack against Turkish soldiers launched on Sept. 6 by the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK).
A HDP deputy, who entered Şırnak’s Cizre district, where a curfew has been in place since Sept. 4, said two young people were killed in clashes with security forces
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