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Prosecutor seeks longer sentences for convicted Kurdish politicians

A prosecutor in Turkey on Friday opposed a previous verdict in the trial of two Kurdish politicians and demanded longer sentences for membership in...

2 jailed Kurdish politicians given lengthy prison sentences

Former co-mayor of the Diyarbakır Municipality Gültan Kışanak and pro–Kurdish Democratic Regions Party (DBP) co-chairperson Sebahat Tuncel have been given sentences ranging between 14...

Jailed HDP politician goes on hunger strike in support of PKK leader

Gültan Kışanak, former mayor of the Kurdish-dominated southeastern province of Diyarbakır and a member of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), has joined an ongoing...

Court rules to continue two-year-long pretrial detention of 2 Kurdish politicians

A court in Malatya has ruled to keep Gültan Kışanak, former mayor of Diyarbakır from the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), and Sebahat Tuncel, co-chair...

Internet shutdown in Turkey’s Southeast follows pro-Kurdish mayors’ detention

Internet services in Turkey's southeastern provinces were shut down for almost 12 hours following protests against the detention of two co-mayors from the pro-Kurdish...

EU commissioners express concern over detention of Diyarbakır co-mayors

Two high-level European Commission officials expressed concern on Wednesday over the detention of Diyarbakır’s Kurdish co-mayors, urging the restoration of the rule of law...

HDP deputies blame coup commission head for Kurdish mayor’s detention

Following the detention of Diyarbakır Co-mayor Gülten Kışanak only hours after she testified on Tuesday to Parliament’s Coup Investigation Commission, commission members from the...

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Turkey’s judicial council rewards judges and prosecutors for their role in gov’t-led prosecutions: report

Turkey’s Council of Judges and Prosecutors (HSK) on Friday named 11 judges and prosecutors, many of whom played critical roles in government-led prosecutions, as...

‘We have to take measures,’ says Erdoğan as opposition questions COVID death toll

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Friday said his government was obliged to take measures in the face of skyrocketing COVID-19 infections in the...

NATO’s reform plan to make veto more difficult likely to be blocked by Turkey

NATO-appointed experts on Wednesday presented to the foreign ministers of member countries a plan on reforming the alliance, including a proposal to make it...

Belgium’s highest criminal court will convene over Facebook posts insulting Gülen-linked residents

A court in Belgium on November 16 referred 14 Belgians of Turkish descent to the country's highest criminal court over Facebook comments targeting residents...

4 detained in police raid of Kurdish party branch, other locations in eastern Turkey

Four people were detained when Turkish police raided the provincial office of the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) and various other locations in the...
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