Students and teachers of Boğaziçi University and across Turkey have been protesting the undemocratic appointment of Erdogan loyalist Melih Bulu as the institution’s rector
The Progressive Party of Working People and Members of the European Parliament from Cyprus expressed solidarity with Turkish Cypriot publisher Şener Levent who is being persecuted for defaming Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan
Güven has been vocal about the plight of Kurdish people.
Leyla Güven, a former member of parliament, was tried and sentenced for her alleged membership of the banned Kurdish Workers Party (PKK) and on the charge of disseminating “terrorist propaganda”
Turkey has been hit by a second wave of COVID-19 and recorded more new cases on Sunday than Brazil and Russia, standing just behind the US and India
More than 470 people were tried for their alleged involvement in a failed coup attempt on July 15, 2016 to overthrow Erdogan out of which the court found 337 guilty
The protesters demanded that Turkey should not withdraw from the 2011 Istanbul Convention which asks the signatories to enact laws to prevent violence against Women.
The amendment in Turkey’s internet law comes after Erdogan’s warning of shutting social media sites over “immoral content” earlier this month
The murder of Pinar Gultekin, a 27-year-old university student, has brought thousands to the streets in protest. They are demanding an end to femicide and other forms of violence against women
The decision of right-wing Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan to permit worship at the Hagia Sophia Museum has been widely condemned as a ploy to appease Muslim hardliners
The Turkish constitutional court said the detention of Selahattin Demirtas is in violation of his rights to liberty and security provided by the country’s constitution. He has been in jail since November 2016
Two of the MPs from the pro-Kurdish HDP have been convicted of belonging to a “terrorist organization” and the other from the Republican People’s Party has been persecuted for providing information to a journalist