You don’t say: “Turkey in worst period in terms of rights abuses: Human Rights Association head

Turkey is going through its worst period in terms of rights abuses since the foundation of the Human Rights Association (İHD), according to İHD head Öztürk Türkdoğan.
A group from Peace Mothers, Prof. Dr. İbrahim Kaboğlu, one of the AKP founders Abdullatif Şener and Ankara Platform for Women joined the Justice March launched from Ankara to İstnbul yesterday.
11th day of the Justice March started with exchange of bairam greetings, and then the marching started.
The German Foreign Ministry has warned the bodyguards of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, who were involved in a brawl outside the Turkish Embassy in Washington in May, not to attend the G-20 summit
The New YorkerAndy Borowitz ( @BorowitzReport )

On a sweltering afternoon in Istanbul last summer, loud noises woke the Turkish novelist Aslı Erdoğan from a nap. “Open, police! Open, or we will break the door,” a voice called. When Erdoğan, an award-winning

Whisper it, but Europe and Turkey are talking again | Natalie Nougayrède

With so much volatility in the Middle East, a quiet rapprochement is in everyone’s interest

Remember how, during the Brexit referendum campaign, voters were told that “millions of Turks” would swamp Europe and Britain if it didn’t get out? Government ministers went on TV to say Turkey’s accession to the EU was just on the horizon, as a result of a refugee deal brokered between Angela Merkel and the Turkish government. Brexiters assured audiences that visa liberalisation for Turks was looming: the hordes were at the gates. None of that happened, of course. Nor is it about to.

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