Court Order to Bring Can Dündar by Force

In the trial of Can Dündar’s being assaulted with a gun in front of the courthouse, court has ruled that Can Dündar be brought by force.

Antiques Festival to Begin on Taksim Square Still Under Construction

Beyoğlu Municipality has initiated a series of festivals which will continue for 50 days. The events aim at reviving İstanbul’s Beyoğlu district which has become dull and empty following the bombing and the coup attempt. However, not even the construction of Taksim Square, one of İstanbul’s most important squares, has been completed yet.

Housing Development Administration to Entirely Block Syrian Border

TOKİ has taken over the task of putting up the wall from the Ministry of Defense to entirely block the Syrian border of 900 km. Razor wire will be placed on the concrete wall of 3-meter high to be built throughout the borderline.

Working Conditions of Child Actors/Actresses to be Regulated

The Ministry of Labor and Social Security has prepared a law draft regulating working conditions of children acting in movies and commercials.

Attorney Durak: Police Beat the Detained Among RedHack To Create Evidence

Stating that RedHack members who were taken into custody in the investigation into the hacker organization have not been told what they were charged with, attorney Fırat Durak has noted that the detainees were being exposed to systematic torture and the police were trying to create evidence.


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