Education was halted on the third day of the new school year at a high school in the Akçakoca district of the Black Sea province of Düzce, as tensions grew following the school’s conversion to a girls’ vocational imam-hatip religious school
In other news:
Dozens of Syrian children work in shoe factories in Gaziantep, southern Turkey. Some of them have been talking about their lives.
School has started for close to 18 million children in Turkey, but upward of a million of their peers are currently engaged in child labor, according to a number of new reports
A 23-year-old nurse, who was kicked on a public bus in Istanbul by a man who said he was angry that she was wearing shorts, has said she is “still trying to recover from the psychological trauma of the attack.”
The lawsuit brought against the journalists Erdem Gül and Can Dündar due to their reports on the trucks of National Intelligence Agency has been combined with the lawsuit filed against Berberoğlu. The next hearing will be held on November 16.
An Istanbul court arrested a well-known Turkish professor over links to the Gülen movement on Sept. 22, 10 days after he and his journalist brother were detained over statements on a TV channel before the July 15 coup attempt that were deemed to “call for a coup.”