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 ...»
Turkeys DISK Confederation withdraws from ILO meetings and suspends Economic and Social Council as well as EU-Turkey advisory committee membership blaming government for not taking forward ...»
Amnesty launched its Global Week of Action Against Small Arms with activities in Turkey over the weekend. Campaign Coordinator Vardar says UN conference to review small ...»
Woman rights activists from Belgium, Iran, Morocco and Turkey meet for Equality between Women and Men seminar organized jointly by Amazone centre and Pazartesi magazine. Seminar ...»
Jurist Dogan investigated by Beyoglu Prosecutor for an article voicing views on new Anti-Terror Bill and its place in the scope of international law. Suspect is ...»
Diyarbakir Prosecutors Office has launched investigations into 31 claims of torture under detention. Bar Association Chair Tanrıkulu says There were over 400 torture, mistreatment claims. Even ...»
Saglar: To open the Susurluk file means challenging the system. Neither Erdogan nor Baykal have such a concern. Birdal: Agar and the National Security Council should ...»
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