Turkey is making international news. And, unsurprisingly, the news is gloomy yet again. Emboldened by his party’s electoral victory in November, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has set out on a crusade against academics. After 1,128
Technology Censorship Cumhuriyet Newspaper Website Blocked in Turkey Internet censorship watchdog TurkeyBlocks reports that access to the website of Cumhuriyet, Turkey’s oldest mainstream newspaper, has been selectively blocked by the country’s
Author: Pinar Tremblay January 15, 2016 Turkey’s Diyanet, or Religious Affairs Directorate, announced through its website on Jan. 8 that it would be seeking legal advice on how to deal with people making allegedly perverted and twisted comments
The steps taken against the Turkish academics who signed a declaration regarding events in the Southeast of Turkey are extremely worrying development. They are no longer detained, but the procedures against them are ongoing. While reaffirming our
Five reportedly killed and 39 injured after bomb and rocket attack in Diyarbakir province blamed on PKK rebels
Five people have been killed and 39 wounded on Thursday in a car bomb attack by Kurdish militants on a police station and adjacent housing for officers in south-eastern Turkey, the provincial governorate has said.