The Ankara Governor’s Office has banned demonstrations in public spaces for a month over “security concerns.”
A committee from the main opposition Republican People’s Party’s (CHP) Istanbul provincial office visited the Peoples’ Democratic Party’s (HDP) “conscience and justice watch” in Istanbul’s Kadıköy district on Aug. 2.
Police in the southern province of Antalya have dispersed locals protesting a decision to demolish a public park in order to construct a carpark.
The opposition Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) has started its “conscience and justice watch” in Istanbul’s Kadıköy district with the participation of several lawmakers
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and political parties represented at parliament have applied to be intervening parties in the case on events at the Akıncı Air Base on the night of the July 2016 coup attempt
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The executive committee of the Organization of the Islamic Cooperation (OIC) is scheduled to have an emergency meeting in Istanbul on Aug. 1 at the foreign ministers level.
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) lawmaker Gülsün Bilgehan has criticized Turkey’s record on women’s rights with a report on the third anniversary of the Istanbul Convention.
A mass rally was held at Istanbul’s Yenikapı Square on July 30 to condemn the recent Israeli restrictions on Al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem on July 30.
Istanbul hotels’ loss in revenue exceeded 1 billion euros in the first half of 2017 compared to the same period of 2015, despite a recent ease in security concerns, a leading sector association stated on July 31.
The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) is set to hold a four-day “justice congress” in a bid to stress judicial deficiencies in Turkey.
Turkey’s opposition Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) will continue its “Conscience and Justice Watch” in Istanbul after spending a week in the southeastern province of Diyarbakır.
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has accused the prosecutors in the daily Cumhuriyet case of being members of the Fethullahist Terrorist Organization (FETÖ).
Women’s rights associations protested on July 30 in Istanbul’s Maçka Democracy Park where a private security guard verbally abused a 24-year-old woman the day before, with women also protesting against the rising number of attacks they face over the way they dress
A controversial draft law allowing “muftis,” religious civil servants, to register and conduct marriages will ease formal marriages and protect women in society, Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdağ has claimed.
The Cumhuriyet case once again showed that the trial of journalists and writers in Turkey must come to an end in order to avoid more injustice at home and disgrace in the world.
Seven journalists and executives from daily Cumhuriyet were released from Istanbul’s Silivri prison late on July 28 after a local court ordered their release in the case which they had been tried on terror charges
The mayor of the Central Anatolian province of Eskişehir, Yılmaz Büyükerşen, escaped an attempted armed assault on July 29, after which he vowed that he would not be discouraged by such incidents
July 24 used to be celebrated by Turkish journalists as the anniversary of the abolishment of official press censorship in Turkey
Turkey’s parliament ratified changes to a number of parliamentary bylaws before going on summer break.
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