In Kurdish lands of Turkey today. Security forces threaten a journalist, molest the dead body of an activist…

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It was first claimed a fake photo by pro-government circles, but later it was admitted… Here is the news in English
Just yesterday: 
Turkish journalists have rallied in Istanbul in a show of solidarity with their colleagues who have been facing politically-motivated attacks and threats in the past weeks

Erkan also quoted:

Turkey’s Journalists’ Sense of Siege Grows with Latest Attack
The Media Line
Erkan Saka, a media studies professor at Istanbul Bilgi University, says the attack was political. “The attackers’ intention is to intimidate journalists,” he tells The Media Line. “[President] Erdoğan and [his party] the AKP’s discourse is really pro
The Republican People’s Party (CHP) chair Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has criticized Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and the Justice and Development Party (AKP) over the violent assault targeting daily Hürriyet columnist Ahmet Hakan.
The number of suspects in the attack against daily Hürriyet columnist Ahmet Hakan has risen to seven, with all assailants set to be transferred to court for interrogation by the public prosecutor responsible for terror and organized crime.
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has branded the Supreme Election Board (YSK) wrong after it rejected calls for the relocation of ballot boxes in several eastern and southeastern districts.
Turkey’s YSK has rejected calls for relocation of ballot boxes in several districs in Nov. 1 polls. ‘This decision by the YSK violates both the laws and the reality,’ AKP’s representative in the YSK said
We have just one month until the coming snap election and we see that the possibility of getting a significantly different result from the June 7 election is getting lower.

In photos: Turkish villagers confront security forces amid ‘water war’

Led by club-wielding old women, locals in a central Turkish village confronted security forces on Oct. 2 to prevent other villages from using their spring water. Click through for the photo story.
A student from Ege University was detained after hanging a sticker depicting the President Erdoğan while running away.
Launching its snap election manifesto, the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) has pledged to restrict the power of the Turkish president to a “symbolic level,” lifting the controversial discretionary fund recently granted to Turkey’s head of state
Hürriyet’s jury has selected the best restaurants in Turkey where you will pass an unforgettable evening with a view, ambiance and food. Click through for the 10 most romantic venues.

Two assailants who injured journalist Ahmet Hakan revealed as AKP members

Two of the four suspects who were detained after a physical assault that injured prominent Turkish journalist Ahmet Hakan have been revealed as members of the AKP. Meanwhile, PM Davutoğlu condemned the attack.
Here are five questions and answers to explain how and why the attack that injured daily Hürriyet columnist Ahmet Hakan fatally threatens Turkey’s press freedom and democracy, amid accusations by national press bodies and the international community that the government is to blame.
The Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) has declared its readiness to form a post-election coalition government with all parties except the Peoples’ Democratic Party, which it described as an “extension of the PKK.”
Security camera footage contradicts the initial testimonies of four suspects detained by police for attacking Ahmet Hakan, who has been receiving politically-motivated threats for weeks
Turkey’s education system continues to discriminate against ethnic and religious minorities, reinforcing an exclusionist definition of “Turkishness,” a joint report by the History Foundation and the Turkey branch of the Minority Rights Group has stated
The Justice and Development Party (AKP) has announced its manifesto for the Nov. 1 elections, keeping promises to focus on a new constitution and a presidential system together with bold and assertive pledges on the economy.
The eggs of loggerhead turtles, or caretta carettas, a species of marine turtle under conservation, have begun hatching on the beaches of southern Turkey
The decision to move ballot boxes to other districts in some of Turkey’s eastern and southeastern provinces due to security concerns ahead of the Nov. 1 elections has continued to spark debate in the political arena
A total of 12 people have been killed after a public bus rammed into a bus stop in the Dikimevi neighborhood of Ankara, according to initial reports

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