Thank you @fcstpauli_EN for Solidarity with Naki, a “footballer faces up to five years for ‘PKK propaganda’ on Twitter”

Footballer faces up to five years for ‘PKK propaganda’ on Twitter A Turkish third-tier footballer playing in the southeastern province of Diyarbakır faces up to five years in prison for seven social media posts that prosecutors have said constitute “terrorist propaganda.” ‘What about our human rights?’: Kurds feel force of Turkey’s crackdown – Constanze Letsch … Read more

AKP leadership attacking Supreme Court as 4 former ministers’ corruption case to be determined today…

Supreme Court plotted against AKP, health minister claims Hurriyet Daily News Mehmet Müezzinoğlu diagnosed the Supreme Court as ‘the main element which plotted against the ruling party’ Inquiry panel to vote on fate of former ministers A parliamentary inquiry commission is expected to decide whether to send four former ministers to the Supreme Council for trial on … Read more

Clear cut: “The End of Turkey in Europe”/ “New Turkey” deconstructed in Open Democracy series…

The End of Turkey in Europe Freedom House – Nate Schenkkan – On December 17, 2013, Turkey woke up to mass police raids across the country. The chief executive of state-owned HalkBank was detained, and television stations showed shoeboxes stuffed with millions of American dollars pulled out from under his… Turkey’s politicians should not be let … Read more

#ÖzgürBasınSusturulamaz Coup on media. 23 journalists in Pro-Gülen media detained for Erdoğan’s revenge

Turkish police raid media outlets close to Gulen, detain some people – Dec 14, 2:44 AM – ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkish police raided a television station and a newspaper close to U.S.-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen on Sunday, detaining some people, media reports said, two days after President Tayyip Erdogan signaled a fresh Turkish police … Read more