EFD Rights Watch: Erdoğan among “Great People” in RSF’s annual list. 22 lawyers tried in Silivri… #SavunmayaÖzgürlük

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5GVInDRlYZA Journalists killed, bloggers imprisoned, censorship…, the overall level of freedom of information violations continues to be very high and the situation is still worrying in 2013 as proved by the annual round-up published on December 13th, 2013 by Reporters Without Borders. Reporters Without Borders and its agency BETC denounce this alarming observation with their … Read more

Ergenekon verdict aftermath: “International press body alarmed over Ergenekon?s journalist imprisonments…

International press body alarmed over Ergenekon?s journalist imprisonments The IPI expressed concern over the Turkish journalists sentenced to prison terms in the Ergenekon trial The Turkish Trial That Fell Far Short While the Ergenekon trial was a milestone in civilian control over the military, it was flawed in other respects. Turkish Army calls for calm … Read more

Ergenekon verdict day. Martial Law measures against citizens who want to attend the Anti-coup trial…

Gendarme prevents buses… DHKP/C threat prompts high security measures: Ergenekon judge The severe security measures taken at the Silivri Courthose ahead of Ergenekon verdict trial were prompted by a tip claiming a threat Gendarme stands duty in the Silivri farms, in case, some attempt to enter Court premises. Police forces resort to teargas to disperse Silivri crowds … Read more

Towards August 5, Ergenekon Verdict Hearing, Police raid homes of Workers? Party and TGB members…

No protesters allowed in Silivri during Ergenekon hearing, says governor Hurriyet Daily News No protesters will be allowed to demonstrate at the Silivri Courthouse during the Ergenekon trial hearing scheduled to take place on Aug. 5, according to Istanbul Governor Hüseyin Avni Mutlu, who added that visitors and relatives would also not be   Police … Read more

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EFD Rights Watch: Al Jazeera declares Turkey as the ‘World’s biggest prison’ for media… BDP?s Black Sea Campaign stopped due to security reasons…

Turkey: ‘World’s biggest prison’ for media from AL JAZEERA ENGLISH (IN DEPTH) Reporter rights groups accuse Ankara of jailing more journalists than any other country in the world last year. Violent protests lead to cancelation of BDP?s Black Sea tour from Hurriyet Daily News Violent protests staged in the Black Sea provinces of Sinop and … Read more

Marmaray causes partial Topkapı museum closure- Istanbul news roundup

Topkapı museum partly closed due to Istanbul Marmaray work

from Hurriyet Dailynews
The Islamic Science and Technology Historical Museum at Istanbul?s Topkapı Palace will be partly closed to visitors after cracks appeared in its walls during work on the Marmaray.

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