“3,000 prisoners on hunger strike in Turkey

Some of the strikes will turn it into “death fasts.” This protest style is particularly heartbreaking. I wish this would not be chosen as a protest option…

3,000 prisoners on hunger strike in Turkey – rights group | Ahval

There are close to  to 3,000 prisoners in Turkey who have joined a hunger strike to protest isolation in jail of outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) leader Abdullah Öcalan, the Associated Press reported a human rights group as saying on Tuesday.

Turkey: the post-election brawl – a regime at a crossroads

The mission that “revolutionary guards” took upon themselves in the aftermath of the putsch was to radically transform Turkey’s

Local elections signal end of Erdoğan’s era – analyst | Ahval

Turkey’s March 31 local elections represent a major shift in public sentiment toward Turkish…

Erdoğan’s defeat in Istanbul was the revenge of the Kurds – analysis | Ahval


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The luxury Çırağan Palace hotel, an opulent former Ottoman seraglio on the shores of the Bosporus

Erdogan’s Party Is Deeply Divided by Push to Redo Istanbul Election

Supporters and opponents alike warn that an annulment and new election has steep risks that could only compound the political

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