107 Journalists in Prison, 2,500 Others Left Unemployed Due To Closures

Of the 107 arrested journalists, 71 are from Gülen Community, 29 others from Kurdish Media. 155 media organs have been closed down, 775 press cards and 49 passports revoked. 191 journalists are on trial demanding a sentence of life imprisonment and 2,152 years in prison.

Mehmet Durakoğlu Elected President of İstanbul Bar Association

Mehmet Durakoğlu from the “Principles First - Contemporary Lawyers Group” won the presidential elections of İstanbul Bar Association.

Eczacıbaşı Women’s Volleyball Team Wins FIVB Women’s Club World Championship for Second Time

Defeating the Italian Pomi Casalmaggiore, Eczacıbaşı VitrA Women’s Volleyball Team has won the victory in 2016 FIVB Women’s Club World Championship and became world champion for the second time in a row.

PM Yıldırım: We Provide Support for the Peshmerga

Stating that the peshmerga forces demanded support, Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım has noted that the Turkish forces in Bashiqa supported these forces against ISIS.

CHP’s Tanrıkulu Announces Report on Post July 15 Rights Violations

CHP İstanbul MP Tanrıkulu has announced his report in which he compiled human right violations that took place from July to October. There is a special chapter for coup attempt.


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