Islamic countries’ test with historical heritage…

This was reported yesterday. in Eskişehir, Turkey a circumcision ceremony took place in an Archaeological Museum…. News in Turkish here. And here comes a more heart-breaking news today:   Tarek Fatah ????? ??@TarekFatah ISIS jihadis destroy 3,000 Year-old Assyrian Artifacts in Syria http://www.aina.org/news/20140517025551.htm ?

Updated: EFD Rights Watch: #AliİsmailKorkmaz Trial in Kayseri continues…

After 15 hours, the judge decided for another hearing (on July, 14) without any new decisions. Despite some brave witness evidence, no policeman accused of torturing Ali İsmail Korkmaz was jailed…  https://twitter.com/ApoUyan/status/465952387359080448 https://twitter.com/DevrimBitirir/status/465790337508982784 https://twitter.com/jiyaninsesi/status/465775214077698048 https://twitter.com/ApoUyan/status/465953438967558144     Second hearing into Gezi victim Ali İsmail Korkmaz?s murder begins in exile The 19-year-old was savagely beaten with sticks by plainclothes … Read more

Al-Jazeera piece: “The killing of Ali Ismail Korkmaz

The killing of Ali Ismail Korkmaz   The trial over the death of a Turkish protester last summer has begun – but will justice be served? **************** Turkey violations shaping ECHR case-law The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ruled for Turkey 182 violations last year, in a total of 118 judgments.

It seems that newly founded “cyber police” unit aims to justify its existence by claiming to arrest RedHack?s leader…

Man arrested on suspicion of being hacker group RedHack?s leader Prosecutors accuse the man identified as Taylan K. of being Redhack?s leader nicknamed ‘Manyak,’ a claim that both the suspect?s lawyer and the hacker group deny Alleged member of RedHack ‘Taylan’ sent to prison, RedHack denies affiliation, vows to take revenge HackRead ? 11/30/13 ? … Read more

EFD Rights Watch: Turkey fined 2.3 mln euros for killing of 33 villagers in 1994

Turkey fined 2.3 mln euros for killing of 33 villagers in 1994 The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has ordered Turkey to pay 2.3 million euros to the 38 people ***************** Court lifts headscarf ban for attorneys The Council of State has approved the removal of the headscarf ban for lawyers Trial of Gezi … Read more

EFD Seçim Günlüğü-

seçim günlüğü Adaylar CHP’de İstanbul için 4 isim daha var CNN Türk CHP’de İstanbul Büyükşehir Belediye Başkanlığı aday adaylığı yarışı kızışıyor. Önce Genel Başkan Yardımcısı Gürsel Tekin ardından haftasonunda yapılan Parti Meclisi toplantısındaki oylamayla CHP’ye resmen dönüş yolu açılan Mustafa Sarıgül‘ün 9 … CHP’ye ağır sözler: İstanbul ürker CHP’den AK PARTİ’Lİ SOYLU, İSTANBUL İÇİN CHP VE SARIGÜL’E ŞANS … Ak Partili Soylu: İstanbul‘da Sarıgül ya da … Read more

EFD Rights Watch: “23 security cameras reported broken during Gezi protestor?s killing…Alevi Rally…Hunger strike against wall along Syrian border

23 security cameras reported broken during Gezi protestor?s killing All 23 security cameras on the road that Gezi protestor Ali İsmail Korkmaz was beaten to death on in Eskişehir were declared out of order. BDP co-chair visits mayor in hunger strike against wall along Syrian border Gültan Kışanak thanked Nusaybin Mayor Ayşe Gökkan for her … Read more

EFD Rights Watch: Commemoration for slain protestor (#HasanFeritGedik) after three days….

Police finally permit commemoration for slain protestor after three days The Istanbul governorship has finally permitted a commemoration to be held for 21-year-old protestor   ?Police Disregarded Missing Evidence? Police authorities reportedly ignored the missing registration of Hasan Ferit Gedik?s shirt, a piece of clothing that marked a significant evidence within the death case investigation. … Read more

Social roundup: “Turkey launches officially ‘Turkvision’…”Turkey gets 2022 deadline to clear its almost 1 million landmines…

After snubbing the Eurovision song contest, Turkey launches officially ‘Turkvision’ The Turkvision project, branded as an alternative to Eurovision, has now become a reality after the official signing ceremony in Eskişehir   Ruling AKP deputy?s remark on disabled people stirs debate Tekirdağ Deputy Ziyaeddin Akbulut has stirred controversy by claiming that parents used to pray … Read more

A scene of how police a protester detained in Kadıköy.. Videos, Images…

Hell yeah! via @onudemekistedim Police detaining a protester in Kadıköy, 10 September 2013 Kadıköy Caferağa Barlar Sokağı Polis Saldırısı I guess the angle to throw a pepper gas capsule is problematic here… This is from İzmir: Fireworks at work: The photo-Journalist and the police via @kemal_aslan (I heard that that journalist is Ahmet Şık) @AlperTurgut01 Asmalımescit, … Read more

EFD Rights Watch: “Turkey Found Guilty in 4 Cases, Ordered to Pay 38,500 Euros

Only suspect under arrest in Bingöl sex abuse case released The only suspect under arrest in the ongoing case over the sexual abuse of a 16-year-old girl was released on Sept. 3 Individual Freedoms in Turkey Carnegie Europe In Turkey, only a few organizations deal directly or indirectly with the subject matter: Anadolu Kültür, Antenna, … Read more

EFD Rights Watch: Ex-police chief Hanefi Avcı sentenced to 15 years NOT because…

of his police deeds but because he changed sides….He became critical of the current political elites configuration…. Ex-police chief Hanefi Avcı sentenced to 15 years Former Eskişehir Chief of Police Hanefi Avcı has been sentenced to prison for 15 years and fined 10,000 Turkish liras Devrimci Karargah Case Verdict Announced 24 defendants acquitted in Devrimci … Read more

Sea of lies… CNN denies apology over Turkey coverage while Suspect in Gezi protester?s death released…

CNN denies apology over Turkey coverage CNN International took it to Twitter to respond to debates around a caption error regarding a ruling party rally in Turkey. Suspect in Gezi protester?s death released An Eskişehir court has released S.K., who was allegedly involved in the beating death of 19-year-old Gezi protester Ali İsmail Korkmaz, while … Read more

PM Erdoğan’s encouragement of vigilante justice pays its toll. Attacks by thugs increase… EFD Rights Watch

Thugs attack Kocamustafapaşa Forum in Istanbul:   Police strike people protesting death of 19-year-old Gezi protester in southern Turkey Turkish police intervened against nearly 3,000 people protesting the murder of a 19-year-old Gezi Park protester who died of his wounds July 10 Assailant with machete attacking Gezi protesters in Istanbul flees to Morocco A man … Read more

Ali İsmail Korkmaz, another martyr of Gezi Resistance. God Bless Him.

Ali İsmail Korkmaz was attacked by thugs in Eskişehir on 2 June. Since then he was in coma. We hear today the sad news… Like in the case of the man with the machete in Istanbul, security forces do not prevent these thugs and in fact allow them to attack protesters… Here is yet the … Read more