After Turkey’s main pro-Kurdish opposition HDP experienced a setback in the recent elections, party co-chairs Pervin Buldan and Mithat Sancar will pass on their leadership responsibilities, signalling a crucial juncture for the HDP.
The 16-day Iraqi army blockade of Makhmour refugee camp in Iraq has ended, announced the camp authorities on Sunday evening.
The second day of a two-day international conference hosted by Istanbul over the weekend addressed challenges faced by juvenile detainees during the covid-19 pandemic in Turkey’s prisons.
Turkey’s new Minister of Justice, Yılmaz Tunç has been urged to take action to stop the torture of prisoners in İmralı. Green Left MP Ömer Öcalan -Abdullah Öcalan’s nephew- said the conditions of isolation on the prison island is against international law.