Media Faces Mounting Pressure, Resistance Strikes Back

2 journalists have been put in prison in July, 50 individuals have become suspects/victims of Erdoğan... Broadcast bans, pull offs and censorship...Journalists on trial demanding life-imprisonment...European Court of Human Rights, Constitutional Court, Radio and Television Supreme Council...

Yıldırım: The Posts Which Were Active During Coup Will Be Closed

Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım has stated that all posts which were active at July 15 coup attempt including Akıncı Base will be shut down and turned into picnic area.

330 Press Cards Revoked

The Directorate General of Press and Information Vice President Okutan has told 330 press cards have been revoked in the wake of July 15 coup attempt and that work is being carried out for those possessing permanent press card.

Erdoğan Reacts Against US General

President Erdoğan as to US General Votel’s words that “The disturbance will affect the relations between the US and Turkish Armed Forces” responded, “Is it your authority to make this call?”

Higher Education Council: Legal Action Launched into 2,239 Academics

Higher Education Council Board Member, Prof. Dr. Rahmi Er has said State of Emergency Commission has been formed.


Gezi Resistance

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