12 March 2007 Monday

  • Turkeys Roma People Advocate for Rights
    Improving the Rights of Roma People in Turkey, a project co-organized by hYd, EDROM and ERRC reveals the apalling conditions of ......
  • Court Bans pro-Kurdish Newspaper
    An Istanbul court temporarily banned the publication of pro-Kurdish daily Ülkede Özgür Gündem for a month following news that the ex-guerilla ......

09 March 2007 Friday

08 March 2007 Thursday

06 March 2007 Tuesday

  • Union Leader Killer Acquitted After 26 Years
    Ünal Osmaoğlu, nationalist gunman and suspected killer of ex-leader of DİSK Kemal Türkler, has been acquitted once again on insufficient evidence. ......
  • Workers Union Offices Attacked
    Unidentified aggressors attacked and burned down the offices of leftist Education and Science Workers Unions Sakarya branch. Protesting the incident, Antalya ......
  • Hrant Dink Commemorated
    Turkish-Armenian journalist Hrant Dink, who was gunned down on January 19 has been commemorated on the 40th day of his death. ......

05 March 2007 Monday

02 March 2007 Friday

28 February 2007 Wednesday

27 February 2007 Tuesday

  • Cindy Sheehan Attends Anti-War Meeting
    Iconic voice of the opposition in the US to Bush administrations occupation of Iraq, Sheehan urges everybody to take to the ......
  • Students Disciplined at Universities
    University administrations collaborate with public prosecutors to oppress dissident students by constant inquisitions and disciplinary penalties, says Eliaçık from the new ......
  • Killing In the Name Of....
    No need to be afraid of living without an identity. As individuals were, we dont need to hold on to our ......
  • Letter From an F-Type Facility
    I will tell you a day in the so-called F-type maximum security prisons. Just as I am writing this letter we ......

22 February 2007 Thursday

21 February 2007 Wednesday

20 February 2007 Tuesday

19 February 2007 Monday

  • Tax Investigation to Pressure TV Station
    Comtemporary Journalists Association criticized the tax investigation towards Kanalturk founders and programmers as hostile and politically motivated. Government is trying to ......
  • Police Torture Case Outlast Again
    University student Birtan Altinbas had been murdered in 1991, while under police custody. After 16 years the case still continues. On ......
  • TV Series Promoting Hate Speech Blocked
    A new TV series which promotes use of violence and promotes hate and racist sentiments was removed from broadcast following consistent ......
  • Act Now, Stop Executions in Iraq!
    Three women are facing execution in Iraq on March 3. Saying they never received a fair trial, six activists around world ......

16 February 2007 Friday

14 February 2007 Wednesday

  • Prostest Against Racist Gathering
    10 members of the Basic Rights and Freedoms Association protested the recently broadcasted oath-taking ceremony by a nationalist group, which included ......
  • Invitations in Kurdish Considered a Crime
    Ankara 3rd Court of First Instance condemns 13 administrators of the pro-Kurdish Rights and Freedoms Party for using Kurdish language on ......

13 February 2007 Tuesday

12 February 2007 Monday

08 February 2007 Thursday

06 February 2007 Tuesday

  • Delegates Meet on Child Soldiers
    A two-day conference on children involved in armed conflict convened with delegates from 55 countries to address the issue and discuss ......
  • Dissident Turkish Cypriot Journalist Attacked
    Union of Cyprus Journalists and the European Federation of Journalists condemn the recent attact northern Cypriot cartoonist and columnist Hüseyin Çakmak ......

05 February 2007 Monday

01 February 2007 Thursday

  • MP Submits Motions on Womens Rights
    Main opposition CHP MP Erbatur submits three parliamentary motions inquiring about governments inaptitude on underage marriages, gender discrimination on employement by ......
  • International GLB Meeting on Media
    Kaos Gay and Lesbian Cultural Studies and Solidarity Foundation organizes for a second year the International Meeting Against Homophobia. This years ......

31 January 2007 Wednesday

  • Health Workers Protest Draft Legislation
    Health care workers protested against the draft legislation that would harm employees personal rights. Government wants to liberalize the health sector ......
  • Convicted Journalist Released After 5 Years
    Journalist Memik Horuz says recent improvements in maximum security F-type facilities hadnt come into effect. He was released from Bolu F-type ......
  • Womens Film Festival Sets Off
    International Filmmor Womens Film Festival will be held for the fifth time between March 10 and 18, in Istanbul. This years ......
  • Reactions to Hrant Dink Killing
    PressNow and Caucasus Media Institute condemn the killing of Turkish-Armenian writer Hrant Dink in seperate statements. Both organizations voice hopes for ......
  • ECHR Rules For Stability
    The Strasbourg court decides that the 10 percent electoral threshold in Turkey doesnt constiute a violation of free expression of the ......

30 January 2007 Tuesday

29 January 2007 Monday

  • RSF and PEN Statements on Dink Murder
    Reporters Sans Frontiers and International PEN condemn Hrant Dink murder and called on Turkish authorities to ensure those responsible are brought ......
  • AI Condemns Hrant Dink Killing
    Amnesty International called on Turkish authorities for an impatial investigation into writer Hrant Dinks murder and to condemn all forms of ......
  • Nationalists Surface After Dinks Funeral
    Thousands marched in assassinated Turkish-Armenian writer Hrant Dinks funeral. Nationalist and racist reaction rises following chanted slogans Were all Armenians. Debate ......

25 January 2007 Thursday

24 January 2007 Wednesday

  • Turco-Greek Peace Broker Ismail Cem Dies
    One of the longest serving Minister of Foreign Affairs, İsmail Cem dies at the age of 67. During his term Cem ......
  • Police Protection to Seven Writers
    Police department declares that personal protection is assigned to seven writers and journalists who receive threats. The enforcement comes following Turkish-Armenian ......
  • Threatening E-mail to Agos Newspaper
    Assasinated Turkish-Armenian writer Hrant Dinks newspaper Agos receives an e-mail threat signed as TIT. Newspapers lawyer Çetin says that they filed ......
  • Wars Destruction in the Middle East
    The ongoing World Social Forum witnesses numerous assemblies on environmental issues in an unprecedented manner. Statistics show Israeli and US agression ......
  • Do We Need a Murder for Each Reform?
    While marching with thousands behind Hrant Dinks coffin, Prof. Insel, lawyers Pekin and Tanrıkulu, journalists Duran and Köhne and musician Akın ......

23 January 2007 Tuesday

22 January 2007 Monday

  • Death of the Journalist
    The establishment rendered it probable and a boy with nothing to loose realized the unthinkable. Once again, the myth of tolerance ......
  • A Doves Skittishness in My Soul
    Yes, I can feel myself as restless as a dove but I know that in this country people do not touch ......
  • Hrant Dink Killing Suspect Caught
    Prosecution released the CCTV footage of a young man running away from the crime scene and his own father identified Ogun ......

19 January 2007 Friday

17 January 2007 Wednesday

15 January 2007 Monday

10 January 2007 Wednesday

  • Investigation into Prison Bloodshed
    Regional administrative court gives way, after six years, for an investigation into the operation into prison facilities which left 32 people ......
  • Energy Privatization Schemes Postponed
    The government postpones the privatization of electrical distribution infrastructures dueb to worries that it would cost them dearly in coming elections. ......

09 January 2007 Tuesday

08 January 2007 Monday

  • TTB Say F Type Facilities Are Inhuman
    A committee from the Turkish Physicians Association visited the Tekirdag F type facility and concluded that administrative, architectural and procedural changes ......