Category: SERKAN DEMİRTAŞ
It was an ironic coincidence that more than a dozen executives and journalists from the daily Cumhuriyet appeared in court on Press Freedom Day. Twelve out of 17 have been in prison since November 2016 and it took nine months for them to defend themselves in court
Category: AHU ÖZYURT
After a long time, we had a chance to see our colleagues from daily Cumhuriyet
The trial of seventeen executives and journalists from the daily Cumhuriyet, including the newspaper’s editor-in-chief Murat Sabuncu, Ahmet Şık Kadri Gürsel and cartoonist Musa Kart, went on to its second day on July 25.
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said there is no press freedom in Turkey, referring to the ongoing cases against 17 journalists and executives of the daily Cumhuriyet
Category: MURAT YETKİN
July 24 used to be celebrated by Turkish journalists as the anniversary of the abolishment of official press censorship in Turkey.
Seventeen executives and journalists from daily Cumhuriyet, including the newspaper’s editor-in-chief Murat Sabuncu, Ahmet Şık, Kadri Gürsel and cartoonist Musa Kart, went for the first time on trial on July 24 with terror-related accusations in the 27th Heavy Penal Court in Istanbul
One soldier was killed and another two were injured on July 24 in an outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) attack in the Baykan district of the southeastern province of Siirt, Doğan News Agency has reported.
Police have detained five people over “making propaganda for a terrorist organization” after they gestured the “victory sign” in Istanbul.
Turkey’s opposition Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) is slated to stage “justice watches” in several provinces across the country until the anniversary of its lawmakers’ arrests, starting from July 25.
Jailed opposition Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) co-chair Selahattin Demirtaş has condemned the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) for killing a Turkish teacher
Outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants kidnapped and killed a villager early on July 23 in the southeastern province of Hakkari, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported
After a week of a war of words between Turkish and German senior officials, it was good to hear Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım and Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci’s constructive messages on the Ankara-Berlin ties
Category: GÜVEN SAK
“How dare you consider vacationing in Turkey with my children?” said a wife to her husband in the back of a Berlin taxi.
A total of six outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants were killed in the southeastern province of Siirt, said a Turkish General Staff statement on July 22
PM Binali Yıldırım congratulated his Iraqi counterpart, Haider al-Abadi, on Iraq’s declared victory against ISIL in a phone call on July 19 and offered Turkey’s help to rebuild the devastated city
Turkey and Germany are experiencing perhaps the worst crisis in their deep relations in modern times
The Turkish government has sought to stem the economic fall-out from a growing diplomatic crisis with NATO ally Germany, noting that German investments in Turkey were fully guaranteed by both Ankara and its laws.
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan urged Germany to “pull itself together” on July 21 amid an escalating row between the two countries, also refuting claims that German companies were under investigation in Turkey
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has thanked a main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) deputy in a phone call over a speech he delivered in parliament about a teacher who had been abducted and killed by outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants in the eastern province of Tunceli
A publication by Turkey’s state-run Anadolu Agency of the locations of what appeared to be U.S. military posts in Syria puts American forces in danger, the Pentagon said
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