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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
A criminal court in Istanbul late on May 26 ordered the arrest of two employees of critical daily sözcü on charges of assisting Fethullahist Terror Organization (FETO)
Culture and Tourism Minister Ertuğrul Günay says the reasons for a court decion on writer and publisher Zarakolu, who was arrested in Istanbul on Tuesday for his alleged involvement with the outlawed Kurdistan Communities Union along with Professor Büşra Ersanlı and 42 other suspects, should be made public.
Patient Rights Day was commemorated yesterday in Turkey amid complaints from many patient rights activists who argue that the “Full-Time Law” has increased the waiting time for people seeking treatment at university hospitals.
The Freedom for Journalists Platform (GÖP) has issued a call to draw the public’s attention to the continued imprisonment of 64 journalists in Turkey and a public press statement set to be released tomorrow.
Charges were pressed recently against a man who allegedly posted insulting remarks on the social network website Facebook about the Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.
The detention of prominent intellectual, author and publisher Ragıp Zarakolu on suspected charges of membership in an illegal organization have prompted a huge reaction from a variety of progressive nongovernmental organizations.
While Turkey denies claims that the engine of the Piri Reis, a vessel searching for energy in the eastern Med, has broken down, Greek Cyprus is preparing for a second hydrocarbon licensing round in its exclusive economic zone
Turkey is performing poorly in terms of education quality and the rate of women’s employment, according to the United Nations’ annual Human Development Report, which was released yesterday.
Istanbul police have launched a city-wide initiative to provide quick-response protection for women under the threat of violence from men by appointing some 78 law enforcement officers specifically dedicated to the purpose in 39 districts.