As Turkey continues to arrest Kurdish politicians, new Freedom of Expression Violation Verdicts by ECHR…

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has ruled that charges pressed against Günlük Evrensel newspaper writers Ahmet Sami Belek and Savaş Velioğlu, and Müdür Duman from HADEP are violation of freedom of expression and condemned Turkey to indemnity.
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has ordered Turkey to pay 3,360 euros for violating freedom of expression, after the application of two journalists from daily Evrensel who were convicted for publishing an article containing a statement by an illegal armed organization.
15 of 51 politicians from HDP who had been detained four days before in İstanbul were arrested this morning.
An Istanbul High Criminal Court acquitted a journalist Oct. 6 in a case about a tweet that criticized a prosecutor involved in the country’s biggest corruption probe.
One day we all are going to be “obscene” and get drawn in a virtual world adventure far from everything that makes Internet what it is…
Seven former police officers have been detained on charges of “negligence on public duty,” as fresh evidence surfaced in the case into the murder of Turkish-Armenian journalist Hrant Dink.
Ekrem Dumanlı, editor-in-chief of Daily Zaman, announced his resignation on Oct. 5 due to ‘unlawful pressure on press and his personality.’

Poverty in Orhan Pamuk’s Turkey

The upcoming snap election offers the perfect opportunity to discuss inequality.

İSTANBUL BİLGİ UNİVERSİTY CHILD STUDIES UNIT: Suggestions for Education Rights of Refugee Children

ÇOÇA has brought a series of propositions for the Syrian refugee children ranging from language courses to the need of translator, from the administrators learning to look at the matter based on rights to giving teachers psycho-social support.
LGBT inmates in a prison in Antalya are living in one-person cells intended for those with life sentence despite light penalties of the former
After being diagnosed, a person doesn’t try to solve his/her problems or to think long and hard over these problems since s/he leans on drugs. S/he may prefer narcotizing herself than getting to the bottom of the problem.
A deputy from the Republican People’s Party (CHP) has called on Turkey’s top cleric to resign unless the latter justifies a shortage of 23 million Turkish Liras in the Directorate of Religious Affairs (Diyanet) budget, daily Hürriyet has reported.
Turkey’s prime minister ordered the investigation after images appearing to show the man’s body being dragged through the streets were widely shared on social networks.

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