Can Dündar piece at the Guardian: “I revealed the truth about President Erdogan and Syria. For that, he had me jailed

Turkey’s regime not only smuggled guns into Syria, it used ‘state security’ as an excuse to imprison the journalists who reported itIn Turkey, a debate as old as government itself is on the agenda again. This time, it is the Turkish government’s secret arms transfer to Syria that has revitalised the subject.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has accused Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) co-leaders of treason and provocation in the wake of statements made by HDP co-chair Selahattin Demirtaş on the establishment of “autonomous” regions in Turkey’s southeast
Director Altıoklar has been sentenced to 10 months of prison for the words he used two years ago on a program against then-Prime Minister Erdoğan, the penalty has been turned to judicial fine.
Locals and Kurdish problem-focused Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) deputies have gathered to commemorate the fourth anniversary of the Uludere massacre in which 34 people were killed at the border with Iraq by a Turkish jet airstrike

Former İHD head: Killing of Elçi, Dink, assassination attempt on me part of …
Today’s Zaman
Akın Birdal, the former president of the Human Rights Association (İHD), has said the assassination attempt against him in 1998, the killing of Kurdish lawyer and human rights activist Tahir Elçi in a shootout in Diyarbakır on Nov. 28 and the murder of ..

Foreign policy has never been a domain suitable for ambitious scenarios and ill-considered steps
A meeting of the Democratic Society Congress (DTK) in Diyarbakır called for the establishment of a “democratic autonomy”
A total of 110 journalists were killed around the world in 2015, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) said on Dec. 29, noting that while many died in war zones the majority were killed in supposedly peaceful countries

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