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New residence law ‘trauma’ for students from Armenia

New residence law ‘trauma’ for students from Armenia

Children of Armenian workers that are enrolled in Turkish minority ...

4 Comment(s)1/31/2012

Suspects deny claims in controversial case

Suspects deny claims in controversial case

During the 10th hearing of the Oda TV case, suspect İklim Kaleli Bayraktar...

1 Comment(s)1/28/2012

Number of imprisoned journalists increases in Turkey

Number of imprisoned journalists increases in Turkey

The number of imprisoned journalists in Turkey rose to 105, according to a written statement issued yesterday by the Platform of Solidarity with Imprisoned Journalists.

1 Comment(s)1/30/2012

Turkey wants to change troubling rights record

Turkey wants to change troubling rights record

Turkey’s dismal human rights record is revealed once again, as it ranked as the top sentenced country by the European Court of Human Rights last year. A Turkish diplomat says the nation has to solve cases within the domestic judicial system itself

2 Comment(s)1/28/2012

Doubts emerge in death of Armenian-Turk soldier

Doubts emerge in death of Armenian-Turk soldier

A key eyewitness changes his testimony in the trial of Sevag Şahin Balıkçı’s death, fueling suspicions that the Armenian-Turkish troop’s death last year could be more than just a simple accident as suggested earlier

3 Comment(s)1/30/2012

Campaign demands hate crime legislation

Campaign demands hate crime legislation

Some 50 nongovernmental organizations have come together in a campaign to demand legislation in the new Turkish constitution against “hate crimes.”

Comment(s)1/27/2012

Paul Auster refuses Turkey visit over jailed scribes

Paul Auster refuses Turkey visit over jailed scribes

Renowned U.S. author Paul Auster said he refused to visit Turkey because of the number of journalists and writers that have been jailed in the country.

4 Comment(s)1/29/2012

No arrest for Armenian soldier’s killer

A military court in the southeastern province of Diyarbakır ruled Jan. 30 to continue without arrest the trial of suspect Kıvanç Ağaoğlu in the case of Sevag Şahin Balıkçı, a Turkish citizen of Armenian origin killed under dubious circumstances while performing his military service in 2011.

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