Even during the pandemic, right violations continue unabated…”Turkey Ranks 2nd in Not Executing ECtHR Judgements…

Council of Europe – Apr 6, 12:22 AM

I call on Council of Europe member states to safeguard the rights and health of all persons in prison during the COVID-19 pandemic. Convicted prisoners and persons on remand are among those most vulnerable to viral contagion as they are held in a

Death fasting Turkish musician Helin Bölek dies

Duvar English Death fasting musician Helin Bölek has died on the 288th day of her death fast in Istanbul’s Sarıyer district, her
Member of banned Turkish folk group dies after hunger strike

Singer Helin Bolek, 28, of Grup Yorum, was protesting against government’s treatment of group A member of a popular folk music
Critical journalist arrested over insulting the Quran | Ahval

Turkish authorities have arrested Hakan Aygün, former chief editor of the left-wing opposition-…

REMEMBRANCE DAY FOR KILLED JOURNALISTS: ‘There are Still Journalists Battered Due to Their News’

Releasing a statement on the occasion of April 6 Remembrance Day for Killed Journalists in Turkey, the Journalists’

Human rights under quarantine: Turkish NGO to start online courses on rights violations

Duvar English A human rights association in Turkey will begin a series of online courses April 6 focusing on rights violations that

Turkey Ranks 2nd in Not Executing ECtHR Judgements

According to the 2019 Report of the Council of Europe (CoE) Committee of Ministers supervising the execution of European

Turkey’s parliament discussed a prisoner release bill on April 7 which aims to ease overcrowding in jails and protect detainees from the coronavirus, but which critics slam for excluding political prisoners.

The Guardian

Turkey ‘s number of coronavirus infections is increasing by more than 3,000 a day, reaching 30,217 since the first case was confirmed four weeks ago. Reported fatalities remain much lower than other badly hit countries, at 649, but the infection

Turkish Medical Association expects coronavirus pandemic to last for a total of 11 weeks from onset

Duvar English Turkish Medical Association expects pandemic to recur in September Turkish Medical Association head Prof.
Al-Monitor – Diego Cupolo – Apr 6, 11:46 PM

ISTANBUL – A prominent Turkish journalist became the target of two criminal complaints late Monday evening after posting a tweet implying the state might require citizens to contribute personal savings to help fund the national coronavirus

Google launches coronavirus news hub to keep reliable coverage in one place

There’s no shortage of coverage around coronavirus, but that also means it can get annoying to sift through all the noise. To

Turkey’s Covid-19 Death Toll Surpasses 700, Total Cases Reach 34,109

In the last 24 hours, 76 people died and 3,893 people tested positive for coronavirus, Health Minister Koca has
The New York Times – Ella Koeze – Apr 7, 2:00 AM

Stuck at home during the coronavirus pandemic, with movie theaters closed and no restaurants to dine in, Americans have been spending more of their lives online. But a New York Times analysis of internet usage in the United States from SimilarWeb

Turkey Orders All Citizens to Wear Masks as Infections Rise

Resisting a total lockdown, Turkey has introduced gradual restrictions but sought to keep industry and construction working.

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