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07 August 2006 Monday

02 August 2006 Wednesday

  • PM Set To Bury Ancient City
    Despite protests and appeals, PM Erdogan is expected to lead a groundbreaking ceremony in the Southeast, launching the construction of the ......
  • Turkey Lays Feminist Vanguard Asena to Rest
    Turkey lost feminist writer Duygu Asena on 31 July. Her novels created most of todays feminists who this Tuesday were there ......
  • PM Sues for Tick Caricature
    Prime Minister Erdogan files for damages against Leman magazine and cartoonist Cagcag for a caricature depicting him as a tick sucking ......
  • IHD Blames Police For Istanbul Provocation
    Human Rights Association says plainclothes officers provoked incidents during anti-Israel protest in Istanbul where police used excessive force. They beat the ......
  • Three Arrested For Journalist Attack
    Three suspects have been arrested on charges of attempted murder after attacking Corlu Press Members Association Chairman Erdal Ozcan with wooden ......

01 August 2006 Tuesday

31 July 2006 Monday

  • Protests Against Israel Gain Momentum
    Labor and women organizations, academics and students march from Taksim Gezi Park to Dolmabahce under a joint banner demanding Israel to ......
  • Justice Says No to Arbitrary Police Search
    Constitutional Court rejects local tribunals appeal to overturn legislation requiring police to have judge permission to conduct searches. Decision underlines that ......
  • Court Case Launched Against Elif Shafak
    Novelist Shafak is to stand trial on September 21 at an Istanbul court, facing charges of insulting Turkishness in her new ......
  • Keep Children Out Of TMK!
    Initiative to Structure Childrens Justice System writes to President and Main Opposition Leader asking them to take new Anti-Terror Law to ......
  • Jurists Demand Inquiry for General Tokat
    Revelations made by retired General Tokat that he ordered clandestine street bombings in residential areas in the Southeast to get judges ......

27 July 2006 Thursday

  • Journalist Magden Acquitted
    Istanbul court acquits novelist-journalist Perihan Magden on charges of discouraging people from military service. Magden was indicted for 2005 magazine article ......