Ege University Chancellor Suspended

Ege University Chancellor Prof. Dr. Mustafa Cüneyt Hoşcoşkun has been suspended. Hoşcoşkun, though being in the fourth place in the university chancellor elections was appointed chancellor by President Erdoğan.

HDP, DBP to Celebrate Newroz with Slogan ‘We Will Definitely Win’

The HDP and DBP have declared that they would combine the Newroz celebrations that will begin on March 17 with “No” campaign.

PM Yıldırım: No Decision Made About Raqqa

PM Yıldırım has stated that there is no finalized decision about the operation planned to be launched into Raqqa.

Sick Prisoner Sibel Çapraz To Be Released

A court has decided to release Sibel Çapraz who was taken into custody on March 2, 2016 while suffering injuries and later arrested. Çapraz who experienced difficulties regarding her treatment in prison will be put under house arrest.

Call for Hearing of Ayşe Çelik Facing Trial for Saying ‘Don’t Let Children Die’

Freedom of Expression Network of Turkey has made a call for the hearing of teacher Çelik, who said “Don’t let children die” on Beyaz Show TV program and is charged with “terror propaganda”, and 30 people who voiced their support for Çelik.

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