The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has rejected an appeal by the Turkish government over the court’s decision on detained former Constitutional Court member Alparslan Altan, Euronews Turkish reported on Wednesday. Altan was detained by
Ahmet Turk is a veteran Kurdish politician in southeastern Turkey. On March 31, I was reelected as the mayor of Mardin, Turkey. For me, as for so many of my colleagues in the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), this was no ordinary vote —
Istanbul, August 21, 2019 – Turkish authorities must immediately release the seven journalists who were detained by police since August 19, as well as all journalists jailed for their work, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.