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US calls on Turkey to cease human rights abuses, restore democracy

A member of the Delegation of the United States to the UN Human Rights Council in an address during the organization’s 37th session in...

UN official concerned about use of ‘brutal interrogation techniques’ in Turkey

A top UN official has expressed unease over increased allegations of torture and ill treatment in police custody in Turkey, voicing his suspicions about...

[OPINION] The UN confirms torture and abuse in Turkey

by Abdullah Bozkurt A damning report by the United Nations on allegations of torture and ill treatment in Turkey’s prisons and detention centers under an...

UN rapporteur speaks of environment conducive to torture in Turkey

United Nations Special Rapporteur on Torture Nils Melzer during a press conference in Ankara on Friday talked about an environment conducive to torture following...

UN torture rapporteur Melzer to visit Turkish prisons next week

United Nations Special Rapporteur on Torture Nils Melzer will be in Turkey from Nov. 27 to Dec. 2 at the invitation of the Turkish government where...

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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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