Recep Tayyib Erdogan
Turkey social media law Turkish parliament approves new social media law raising fears of censorship and harassment  

The amendment in Turkey’s internet law comes after Erdogan’s warning of shutting social media sites over “immoral content” earlier this month

Persecution of opposition HDP leader in Turkey Detention of HDP leader Selahattin Demirtas is violation of rights, says top Turkish court

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

Turkey halts offensive in northeast Syria after deal with Russia

As per the Russia-Turkey agreement, Russian and Turkish forces will jointly patrol the 120-km region between Ras al-Ain and Tal Abyad while Kurdish YPG units will move 30 km away from the border

Turkey invades Syria Turkish advance continues amid US sanctions

The Turkish move on the border down of Manbij has raised the possibility of a direct confrontation with Syrian forces. Over 160,000 people have been displaced so far

Turkish invasion Syrian Democratic Forces and Bashar al-Assad government join hands against Turkey

If the Turkish army continues its push southwards, there is a chance of conflict breaking out between them and the Syrian army, which has advanced into the region

Over 100,000 displaced following Turkish invasion of northeastern Syria

The attack by Turkey on the Kurdish forces in northeast Syria with the approval of the US has already led to the death of 14 civilians and threatens the councils, communes and self-managed cooperatives built as part of a multi-ethnic project in Rojava

S-400 US Congressional committee calls for sanctions on Turkey over Russian arms deal

The call to put Turkey under sanctions finds traction in the United States following Erdogan’s visit to Moscow.

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