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Turkey witch hunt targetting Gülen movement

Former football player detained over ByLock use in İstanbul

Turkish police have detained former Başakşehir and Fenerbahçe football player Bekir İrtegün over the alleged use of a smart phone application known as ByLock,...

Detention warrants issued for 38 at Customs Ministry over ByLock use

Detention warrants have been issued for 38 former Customs and Trade Ministry staff members over the use of a smart phone application known as...

Mother of 6 arrested since police failed to locate husband suspected of Gülen links

Meryem Şentürk, a mother of six from Zonguldak, was arrested a week ago after police failed to locate her husband, who has been under...

Elderly woman among 275 detained over Gülen links in one day

At least 275 people have been detained in the past day over alleged links to the Gülen movement, according to the Turkish media. The Turkish...

Amnesty director has no visitors due to lack of immediate family

Director of Amnesty International (AI) Turkey Idil Eser, who has been jailed since her detention on July 5, has no visitors since she does...

Amnesty says Turkish FM’s ‘baseless allegations’ threaten human rights movement

In response to statements made by Turkish Foreign Minister Çavuşoğlu in Brussels on Tuesday, Amnesty International’s (AI) Europe Director John Dalhuisen has said the...

Up to 15 years in prison sought for 21 former TRT staff due to Gülen links

A prosecutor has drafted an indictment seeking up to 15 years in prison for 21 former state-run Turkish Radio and Television Corporation (TRT) staff...

831 detained in one week in witch hunt targeting Gülen movement

The Turkish Interior Ministry announced on Monday that a total of 831 people were detained in the past week as part of an ongoing...

4 more detained in Adana for wearing ‘hero’ T-shirts

Four young men were detained in Adana province on Sunday as part of a witch-hunt targeting people wearing T-shirts bearing the word “hero,” Solhaber...

304 lost jobs, 136 arrested every day since failed coup attempt: CHP report

A report released by the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) on the impact of an ongoing state of emergency in Turkey has revealed...

48 detained, 22 arrested over ByLock use in three operations

Turkish police teams on Thursday detained 14 people in Muğla and 34 in Mardin, while 22 others were arrested in Şanlıurfa on accusations that...

115 detained in Tekirdağ over ByLock use

Turkish police teams on Sunday detained 115 people from various professions in Tekirdağ province on accusations that they use a smart phone application known...

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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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