1 Police Killed in Diyarbakır

PKK, launched a bomb attack on police vehicle, killing one police officer and wounding one police and six civilians in Diyarbakır’s Dicle.

Up to 5 Years in Prison Demanded for Journalist Aktan

The indictment prepared on journalist Aktan claims Aktan propagandized illegal organization via Twitter. Aktan charged over 16 tweets has said nine of those, which are full of grammatical mistakes were not his posts.

3 Arrested, 16 Sued Out of 50 Prosecuted Editors-in-Chief on Watch

Probe has been launched into 50 out of 56 editors-in-chief on watch of Özgür Gündem daily. Of the probes, 16 have become lawsuits and three people arrested whereas non-prosecution issued on six others.

Indictment on Önderoğlu, Korur Fincancı to be Seen Friday

Önderoğlu, Korur Fincancı and Nesin getting arrested for acting in solidarity with Özgür Gündem daily wait for the court to see the indictments.

Ivo Molinas: Turkey-Israel Agreement is ‘Win-Win’ Policy

Şalom weekly’s Editor-in-Chief Molinas has said trade relations were at present not damaged but militaristic and political relations will recover in time.


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