for the record, yesterday was the 21st anniversary of Özgür Ülke Daily bombing…

Özgür Ülke daily had been bombed 21 years ago. Ersin Yıldız who lost his life in the explosion was remembered today in a ceremony in Kadırga. Journalists noted that pressures continue today and they would carry on reporting the truth
Today’s Zaman Editor-in-Chief Bülent Keneş announced his resignation on Dec. 3 over “government pressure” and personal lawsuits against him

Three men get life sentence for murder and attempted rape of student in Turkey

Nationwide street protests took place after Özgecan Aslan was bludgeoned and stabbed to death after trying to fight off attack by bus driver

Turkish court torn over whether Gollum’s a good guy or a bad guy


The Lord of the Rings is tearing Turkey apart.

Elijah Wood playing the part of Frodo in Lord of the Rings trilogy has said Bilgin Çiftçi facing jail term is “horrible” independently of Gollum is evil or not.

Vegan Prisoner Osman Evcan on Hunger Strike

Vegan prisoner Osman Evcan as to his right to nourishment being arbitrarily restrained by prison administration is on hunger strike since November 10, demonstration before prison is on Saturday.
LGBTI and right organizations have asked to stop keeping LGBTI prisoners in Alanya L-type Closed Prison in one-man cells.
Campaign has been launched for teacher Hatice Dağlı discharged from civil service for “committing infamous crime” because of her Facebook posts “Shame on those who label children murdered terrorist”.
Three men have been sentenced to aggravated life in prison over the brutal murder of 20-year-old Özgecan Aslan in southern Turkey, in a ruling that delighted her family, friends, attorneys, and women’s rights activists

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