A record number of 68 new prisons have been opened in Turkey this year, according to the Ministry of Justice.
An armed assailant stormed the HDP’s provincial office in İzmir and killed party worker Deniz Poyraz. He is facing an aggravated life sentence. The hearing has been adjourned to January 24.
Party members said that the assailant ran away after they took away his weapons in what was the third armed attack targeting the party in six months.
Tuğluk’s brother says, “We are trying to find justice, if there is any. We are not begging anyone. However, they can’t prevent my sister’s right to treatment while she has a health problem.”
A recent art show in a major Kurdish city in Turkey aimed to uplift a region crushed by years of conflict. It ended up serving as a reminder of how toxic the subject of Kurds remains in Turkey