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. n Saturday evening there was planned a “Jerusalem Rally” in...

“8% of Turkey’s population is suspect” announced Supreme Court President

smail Rüştü Cirit, President of the Supreme Court of Turkey, stated “According to the criminal record statistics of 2016, there is approximately 6 million 900 suspects among a population of approximately 80 million in Turkey, which means 8% of the population in Turkey are constituted by suspects; investigations have...

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. he two educators had...

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. reparations for the Youth IGF Turkey had...

2 more lawsuits target hunger strike educator Nuriye Gülmen

Recently it has been understood that Eskişehir Chief Prosecutor’s Office has brought two more lawsuits against arrested hunger strike academic Nuriye Gülmen on charges of participating in commemoration rallies for Gezi victim Ali İsmail Korkmaz and being a member of Gülenist FETÖ movement. In Turkey, 150...

‘End Femicide Platform’ launched October Report


We Will Stop Femicide Platform has announced its report on violence against women for October, 2017. According to the report, femicide has increased compared to last year. The data reveals that 328 women have been murdered in the year 2016 whereas number of femicide cases have reached up to 339 by October, 2017. he...

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