Turkish judiciary efficient for the Hrant Dink assassin but not for others:(

Imprisoned for 31 years and 1 month; release blocked for the past 13 months Political prisoner Resul Baltacı has now been imprisoned for 31 years and 1 month. HRW director urges Europe to pressure Turkey over human rights record Ogün Samast, convicted assassin of Hrant Dink, released after 16 years in prison Samast’s release, Çomak’s … Read more

Today is the 93rd anniversary of the Turkish republic…

Turkey celebrates 93rd anniversary of the republic The celebrations marking the 93rd anniversary of the founding of the Turkish Republic began on Oct. 29 with a ceremony at the mausoleum of founder Mustafa Kemal Atatürk One woman’s journey from prisoner to mayor al-monitor.com – Mar 23, 2015, 2:10 AM Author: Amberin Zaman March 23, 2015 Gultan … Read more

More than 11K teachers fired, 28 HDP municipalities to be seized, Altan Brothers arrested without no substantive judiciary process…

More than 11,000 teachers suspended over PKK links More than 11,000 teachers have been suspended over suspected links to the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), Turkey’s Education Ministry announced on Sept. 8 Turkey Uses Post-Coup Emergency Decree to Purge Mayors and Teachers NYT > Turkey by By CEYLAN YEGINSU The government said it would take over the … Read more

Journalism agenda: #HaberNöbeti- In solidarity with journalists under threat “8 Journalists Head for Diyarbakır Wednesday for News Watch…

8 Journalists Head for Diyarbakır Wednesday for News Watch  Bianet :: English News Watch organized by journalists to act in solidarity with their colleagues working in cities under curfew begins tomorrow. OSCE slams severe charges against prominent journalists The severe charges against journalists Can Dündar and Erdem Gül could further increase the already critical pressure that opposing … Read more

Downfall started with the #HrantDink Assassination. It is the 9th anniversary…

  9 years have passed since the death of Turkey’s White Dove – Hrant … Armenpress.am–3 hours ago Hrant Dink, son of the family that was saved from the genocide committed by the Ottoman Empire, was born on September 15, 1954. OSCE representative urges to identify masterminds behind Hrant … International–Mediamax.am–1 hour ago Kurdish party … Read more

Council of Europe says Turkey Didn’t Implement 1,241 ECHR Rulings As 58 notable citizens probed for criticizing Anadolu Agency on Twitter

58 probed for criticizing Anadolu Agency Hurriyet Daily News A probe has been launched into 58 well-known figures on the grounds that they criticized the state-run Anadolu Agency on Twitter Democracy at Risk: IPI Special Report on Turkey, 2015 ACTURCA International Press Institute (IPI) March 2015 Steven M. Ellis * Turkish authorities’ failure to safeguard – and, … Read more

“US Congressmen send Kerry letter about Turkey’s crackdown on Gülen-linked media…Dispatches from Turkey…

US Congressmen send Kerry letter about Turkey’s crackdown on Gülen-linked media US Congress members have written a letter to Kerry about Turkey’s crackdown on media organizations linked to Gülen In the footsteps of the murders of Hrant Dink and Nihat Kazanhan Today’s Zaman After an investigation was launched into Ergenekon — a clandestine organization nested within … Read more

Turkish justice today: Dutch journalist faces jail term for ‘PKK propaganda’ & Gezi activists as morally-problematic ‘others’ in Police’s eyes…

Turkish police saw Gezi activists as morally-problematic ‘others’ Police viewed the activists in the Gezi Park protests as ‘morally problematic outsiders’ Diyarbakır-based Dutch journalist faces jail term for ‘PKK propaganda’ A lawsuit has been opened against Frederike Geerdink on charges of making propaganda on behalf of PKK Indictment of Dutch journalist in Turkey heightens press freedom fears  World … Read more

The 2nd day of 15K Metal Workers… #MetalİscisiGrevde #MetaldeGrevVar

Turkish metal workers begin strike for better wages A group of metal workers began a strike on Jan. 29 around Turkey to protest poor wages in the sector and demand a better collective bargaining agreement with employers in the industry. Another group of metal workers are also planning to go on strike Feb. 19, increasing the … Read more

Historic graft vote in Turkish Parliament, while Bar head sentenced to six years and more Internet censorship comin’ up…

Turkish parliament set to vote in historic session Parliament is set to vote on whether to send four former ministers to the high court to be tried on charges of corruption Bar head sentenced to six years for participation in rallies A Turkish court has sentenced Tunceli Bar Association head Uğur Yeşiltepe to six years in jail … Read more

8th anniversary of Hrant Dink Assassination commemorated as one Police chief arrested in the murder case…

[TIMELINE] Hrant Dink Memorials on 8th Anniversary  Bianet :: English Murdered on 19 January 2007, Agos Newspaper Editor-in-Chief Hrant Dink will be remembered with a march from Istanbul’s Taksim district to Osmanbey where the murder scene and Agos newspaper headquarters are located. [FULL TEXT] Murathan Mungan’s Hrant Dink Memorial Speech  Bianet :: English On the 8th anniversary … Read more

This 16-year-old high school student arrested in Konya, Turkey for allegedly insulting Erdoğan

The Police ambushed the classroom and detained him…  News in Turkish here. Top Turkish court approves former Police Chief Hanefi Avcı’s sentence Turkey’s Supreme Court of Appeals has approved a five-year sentence for former Chief of Police Hanefi Avcı on charges of aiding the outlawed armed Revolutionary Headquarters terror organization in a case into the purported … Read more

EFD Rights Watch: Majority of educated women victim of violence in Turkey…Hrant Dink murder case deepens…

Majority of educated women victim of violence in Turkey, survey reveals A large majority of Turkish women who work in white-collar jobs and have a university degrees say they have been exposed to violence at least once in their life Hrant Dink murder case deepens with new testimonies The list of suspects in the murder case of … Read more

[Türkçe versiyon da var] Turkey-Armenia Travel Grant is waiting for your applications!

Türkçe bülten için buraya tıklayınız. Նորությունների թերթոնն հայերենով՝ այստեղ Turkey-Armenia Travel Grant is waiting for your applications! Turkey-Armenia Travel Grant implemented by the Hrant Dink Foundation aims to support the travels between Turkey and Armenia to increase direct contacts and to promote cooperation between the peoples of the two neighbouring countries.   Hrant Dink Foundation … Read more

Yes, Turkey releases key suspect Erhan Tuncel in Hrant Dink murder trial… #YargıYürütmeninEmrinde

Key suspect in Hrant Dink murder trial Erhan Tuncel released Erhan Tuncel was suspected of planning the murder of the Turkish- Armenian journalist Here is a roundup of mostly negative news from Turkey: The Gravest of All Leaked Phone Calls In the past few weeks, several leaked voice recordings allegedly of Turkey’s Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan … Read more

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