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“Resolution Process Collapses If HDP isn’t At Table”

HDP Mersin deputy Kürkçü and Diyarbakır deputy Tan commented on President Erdoğan’s words “If HDP is the assembly, it can’t be at the resolution process table”.

ECHR Convicts Turkey in Arm-Losing Inmate Case

The European Court of Human Rights convicted to Turkey of failing to complete an effective investigation in the case of Vefa Serdar who lost his arm due to wounds inflicted during Operation Back to Life in 2000.

Wiretapping Operation: 26 Detained

26 individuals including police commissioners have been detained as of this morning within an operation based in the western province of Izmir on “illegal wiretappings”.

Publishing Photo in Military Uniform Punishable By Prison

Military Court of Cessation Chamber Council came to the conclusion that sharing a photo with military uniform on Facebook without commander consent would commit a “disobedience to orders” - an act punishable by two years of prison.

More Attacks on Media as "Security" Bolsters

22 journalists and 10 distributors entered the year of 2015 behind bars. In the period of October-December, 33 media representatives, 2 websites, 1 Twitter account has been attacked; 43 journalists have been detained.


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    Independent Communication Network (BIA) monitors and reports violations of freedom of expression in Turkey. You can access quarterly and annual reports from this page.

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    On February 21 International Mother Language Day, bianet published 20 articles in different languages spoken in Turkey.

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