Erdoğan accused of crippling democracy with hundreds from judiciary, media and civil service still detained after coup attempt
Nesrin Şimşek remembers in vivid detail the moment she was released from prison and was reunited with her infant son. “I cried for a month after I saw my baby again,” recalled the former Turkish judge. “He had given up breastfeeding while I was in jail, and in every dream I saw my child, and I was trying to give him milk.”
Veli Saçılık, who was fired by decree from his job as a sociologist, says he has been accused of membership in a terrorist group
A one-armed man who became a symbol of opposition to escalating repression in Turkey as he protested to get his job back has said a government investigation has been opened against him.