January 10 Working Journalists’ Day observed in Turkey

January 10 has been celebrated in Turkey as the Festival of Working Journalists between 1961-1971. The day has been renamed as “January 10 Working Journalists’ Day” in 1971 after several rights of the journalists have been revoked by Military Coup Council. [mks_dropcap style=”letter” size=”52″...

Turkish dissidents face assassination risk in Europe, says opposition deputy

Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) Istanbul deputy Garo Paylan had voiced his worries regarding information on assassination plans targeting Alevi, Armenian and Kurdish journalists, writers and academics who fled Turkey and sought asylum in Europe. An investigation has been started by Ankara Office of the Chief Public...

Jerusalem Rally got intervened in Istanbul

Jerusalem Rally that had been announced by youth groups in Istanbul was intervened by police and dozens were detained. Youth groups read out a press statement defying US President Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as capital of Israel. [mks_dropcap style=”letter” size=”52″...

Continuation of arrest decision given for #HungerStrike educator Gülmen

The fifth hearing in hunger strike educators’ Nuriye Gelmen & Semih Özakça’s trial has taken place in Ankara Sincan Prison Courthouse today. On day 264 of the hunger strike, prosecution has asked for release of Nuriye Gülmen from Prison. Court has rejected the release request from prosecution. [mks_dropcap...

Youth IGF Turkey 2017 has been held in Istanbul

Youth Internet Governance Forum Turkey (Youth IGF Turkey) has been held at the shared working space of Istanbul Kadıköy Municipality, IDEA on November 26, Sunday. There were three main sessions on access, security and media, with participation of more than 30 participants. [mks_dropcap style=”letter”...

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