1 Soldier Killed in Bingöl

An improvised explosive device has been detonated by members of PKK in Kızılmescit region located on the border of Bingöl-Dersim provinces. One soldier has lost his life in the explosion.

YARSAV President Murat Arslan Arrested

Murat Arslan, President of the Association of Judges and Prosecutors closed down in the State of Emergency and former judge at Court of Accounts has been arrested on charge of being a member of the “FETÖ/PDY".

bianet, RSF Present ‘Who Owns the Media?’

IPS Communication Foundation / bianet and Reporter Ohne Grenzen, German wing of RSF, will present the results of their joint project “Media Ownership Monitor” in the meeting “Who Owns the Media?”.

KJA Spokesperson Ayla Akat Taken into Custody

A group protesting against detention of Diyarbakır Metropolitan Municipality co-Mayors Gültan Kışanak and Fırat Anlı, have also been taken into custody. Former deputy and now KJA Spokesperson Ayla Akat as well as Diyarbakır Metropolitan Municipality General Secretary Zülküf Karatekin are also among the detainees.

Internet Outage in Eastern and Southeastern Turkey

There has been an internet outage in Diyarbakır, Mardin, Batman, Siirt, Van, Elazığ, Dersim, Antep, Urfa, Kilis and Adıyaman provinces. There had also been a similar outage as trustees were appointed to DBP municipalities earlier.


Gezi Resistance

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