‘Social Media’ Investigations Against 313 People

The Ministry of Interior has announced that 514 social media accounts have been investigated and a legal action has been taken against 313 people over the last week.

1,624 Lifetime Imprisonments in Coup Trials

194 of trials of coup attempt have been concluded, in total 2 thousand 381 defendants have been sentenced to prison. 1,624 defendants have been sentenced to lifetime imprisonment, 734 of them to aggravated lifetime in prison.

‘Gathering for Peace’ To Bring Together Two Sides of Aegean

Bringing two sides of Aegean together, Gathering for Peace starts today. To be organized from July 13 to July 15, the program will be realized at Greece’s Leros Island.

Call by IMF on Turkey for Central Bank’s Independence

The IMF has called on Turkey to ensure independence of its Central Bank.

1 Village Guard Loses His Life in Diyarbakır

One village guard has lost his life and one village guard has been wounded in an armed conflict between the security forces and the PKK in the district of Silvan in Diyarbakır.

52 Weeks 52 Men


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