On trial for her article Conscientious Objection is a Human Right, Magden faces protest from families of soldiers killed in action. Police crack teams called in ...»
Concerned for three journalists appearing before court this week New York based Committee to Protect Journalists calls Turkish government to repel laws restrictive of freedom of ...»
Human rights activists stand up for IHD Istanbul branch former chair Eren Keskin after group of women organizations make her public target in newspaper ads. IHD ...»
Strongly condemned by 20 women organizations in newspapers advertisements, IHD Istanbul branch former chair Keskin holds press conference. Says attack stems from single a source, those ...»
BİA² and UNICEF Turkey hold two-day Children Rights News Reporting training meeting in Usak on invitation of governor Kayhan Kavas. 26 reporters attend occasion where target ...»
Gay and Lesbian Research Association criticizes RTUKs warning on TV fashion program found guilty for legitimizing homosexuality. Says Radio & Television Supreme Council had better address ...»
Human Rights Association says 7 people are still on death strike in Turkey protesting prison conditions while 128 have already died on hunger strikes as conditions ...»
Lawyer Analay says Diyarbakir incidents show officials are not sincere in zero-tolerance policy for torture. Calls for 34 investigations launched into police torture allegations to be ...»
Istanbul courts to be busy this week with journalists, jurist and publisher on trial. Journalist Magden to appear at court on June 7, columnist Belge, reporter ...»
Prosecution moves to remove immunity of AKP Konya deputy Halil Urun to prosecute him for violence against wife and deliberate injury. Wife Emine withdraws charges but ...»
Balikesir miner deaths sparks off appeals for union control at Turkish mines. UNionist Uygur says: Preventing unions is leading to deaths. MADEN-ISs Guzel: Accidents will significantly ...»
Diyarbakir Metropolitan Mayor Osman Baydemir faces four year imprisonment under two new cases launched against him. Baydemir is charged for causing economic loss to municipality and ...»
Clashes this week between PKK militants and security forces in Diyarbakir and Sirnak claims lives of 5 soldiers, 3 village guards and 2 PKK. 2 Soldiers ...»
The number of children released in Diyarbakir since May 8 reached 40 this week with 15 more minors set free and no child prisoners left for ...»
At least six people were seriously injured when police attacked dockyard workers attempting to hold press conference demanding delayed wages. 16 others including executives of LIMTER-IS ...»
Istanbul court sentences publisher Ahmet Onal to 13 months imprisonment for Passions and Captives book authored by Cicek. Publisher found guilty for insulting modern Turkeys founder ...»
2-day Freedom of Expression Workshop directed at lawyers held at Istanbuls Hotel Villa under the framework of the BİA² project. 32 lawyers from 15 provinces attended ...»
Hurriyet Sener elected as chair of Human Rights Association Istanbul branch while Huseyin Ayyildiz named secretary. ...»
Mus provincial National Education Directorate reproaches and then cautions literature teacher for writing articles for a local newspaper after Adiyaman governors office warns civil servants not ...»
New Public Tenders Bill threatens to restrict key income source of public adverts to local dailies. The owners and editors believe the draft set before Parliament ...»
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