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30 students detained over alleged Gulen links denied right to consult a lawyer

Thirty university students detained by Turkish police over alleged affiliation with the Gülen movement entered the fourth day of detention on Thursday without being...

Turkish lawyer claims beaten by Erdoğan’s bodyguards in İstanbul

A Turkish lawyer on Tuesday claimed he was beaten by bodyguards of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan after he objected to the president’s security detail holding up...

Turkish police reveal nonexistence of ‘secret witness’ whose statements led to many imprisonments

The Diyarbakır Police Department has revealed that an anonymous witness codenamed “Venus” whose testimony led to the detention and imprisonment of scores of people...

Lawyer claims Silivri Prison inmates’ coats taken away despite freezing weather

Prominent Turkish lawyer Ergin Cinmen has claimed that coats belonging to inmates in İstanbul’s notorious Silivri Prison have been collected by the prison administration...

Lawyer says he could be victim of assassination attempt by ‘deep forces’

A lawyer who is known for taking on the cases of Armenians has said he is being followed by suspicious people and fears that...

Theologian, lawyer visit pastor Brunson at İzmir home

A lawyer and a theologian have visited  American pastor Andrew Brunson, whose detention has strained relations between Turkey and the United States, at his...

Brunson’s lawyer to appeal to ECtHR if house arrest, travel ban not lifted: report

İsmail Cem Halavurt, the lawyer for jailed pastor Andrew Brunson, who was transferred from pretrial detention to house arrest last month, said they will...

Turkish court sentences 9 defendants in 2015 ISIL attack trial to life in prison

An Ankara court on Friday handed down 101 life sentences without the chance of parole to each of nine suspects in a terrorist bomb...

Pastor Brunson happy to be home with family, lawyer says

American pastor Andrew Brunson, whose trial has been the focal point of recent tension between the US and Turkey, feels happy to be with...

7 given aggravated life sentences for transfer of cadets on July 15

Seven out of 16 defendants who stood trial on charges of attempting to overthrow the constitutional order through their effort to transport Air Force...

Arrested US Consulate employee meets with lawyers

US Consulate General in Istanbul staff member Metin Topuz, whose arrest has sparked a crisis between Turkey and the US, met with his lawyers...

CHP spokesperson says detention of Kılıçdaroğlu’s lawyer an intimidation operation

Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) spokesperson and Deputy Chairman Bülent Tezcan has said the detention of lawyer Celal Çelik, who represented CHP leader...

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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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