Adam Klasfeld: We've Fulfilled People's Desire for Uncensored Information with Zarrab Trial Tweets

Journalist Adam Klasfeld, who has made a large audience in Turkey with his instant tweets in Zarrab trial, shared his observations about the trial with bianet.

CPJ: Turkey Remains World’s Worst Jailer for Second Consecutive Year

In its annual prison census, CPJ found 262 journalists behind bars around the world; a new record after a historical high of 259 last year. The worst three jailers Turkey, China, and Egypt, are responsible for jailing 51% of the total.

‘Kurdistan’ Penalty for HDP’s Baydemir

In the parliamentary budget discussions, HDP MP Osman Baydemir has said, “I am a representative coming from Kurdistan”. Baydemir has been suspended from two sessions fined to pay 12 thousand liras.

Armenian FM: We Will Declare Protocol Signed with Turkey Null and Void

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Armenia has announced that the “Protocol Concerning Forming Diplomatic Relations Between Turkey and Armenia” will be declared null and void by Yerevan as of spring in 2018.

Suspects Deny ISIS Connection in Trial on Reina Attack on New Year’s Eve

The suspects testifying in the second hearing of the trial regarding the gun attack in the entertainment venue, Reina, in Ortaköy, İstanbul during new year celebrations on January 1, denied connections to ISIS and the armed attack yesterday.


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