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Council of Europe report condemns Turkey’s crackdown on political opposition

A Council of Europe report by its Monitoring Committee, authored by co-rapporteurs Mr Thomas Hammarberg and Mr John Howell, has strongly condemned “the recent crackdown on political opposition and civil dissent in Turkey, which infringes the fundamental rights of local politicians and (former) members of parliament from the opposition, lawyers, journalists and civil society activists”.Read More

Assassination plot uncovered against Aldar Xelil and Saleh Muslim in

The Turkish state has attempted to destabilise the Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria (NES), also known as Rojava, since the Democratic Union Party (PYD) and the People’s Defense Units (YPG) defeated the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in 2014 in Northern Syria. Turkish National Intelligence Organization (MİT) plot to assassinate Kurdish […]Read More

Ill prisoners are dying: Who is next

Seda Taşkın According to the data reported by the Ankara branch of Human Rights Association (İHD) in September 2020, 20 prisoners died in the first nine months of the year. Currently, a large number of ill prisoners are expecting to be released. One of the ill prisoners, Ali Boçnak, died in Patnos L-Type prison on […]Read More

The Codename is “The Boss”

Akın Olgun – London The president of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, frequently delivers his political messages during the opening ceremonies of newly-built facilities. During these “ground-breaking” opening ceremonies of facilities, many of which are still under construction, such as schools, hospitals, dams, and etc., we often see Erdoğan cutting a ribbon in front of these […]Read More

Five years on, the Ak family is homeless in Sur

Eylül Deniz Yaşar – Diyarbakır The Ak family is one of the families that has not left Diyarbakır’s war-shattered district of Sur in Turkey since the curfews and conflicts that began in 2015. Living homeless for five years now, Mehmet Ak said: “Erdoğan bombed, destroyed and took our home. We have been living on the […]Read More

Elif Yiğit’s documentary captures the destruction of Hasankeyf

Hasankeyf (Heskif), one of the most significant cultural heritage sites in the world where life had been uninterruptedly going on for the past 12,000 years, was submerged and destroyed by the Ilisu Dam on the River Tigris in southeastern Turkey. Director Elif Yiğit has captured this destruction in her documentary feature ‘Heskif’.Read More

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