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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Turkey’s main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) has once again called on the country’s Constitutional Court to release its jailed lawmaker Enis Berberoğlu.
An Israeli bill calling for a ban on mosques using loudspeakers for the call to prayer has been condemned as a “rejection of Islam” by the head of Turkey’s Religious Affairs Directorate (Diyanet).
The head of the gender equality commission at the Turkish Parliament has called for trial without arrest for men accused of marrying children
Turkey is seeking to recruit more than 30,000 new personnel to fill shortfalls after thousands were kicked out of the army in the wake of the failed July 15 coup attempt.
Internet freedom in Turkey has been rated “not free” in the latest annual report by the Washington-based watchdog Freedom House, a downgrade from its “party free” status last year
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has found Turkey guilty for violating the right to life in a notorious police operation at an Istanbul prison in 2000.
A member of Turkey’s High Council of Judges and Prosecutors (HSYK), who was allegedly involved in helping a follower of U.S.-based Islamic preacher Fethullan Gülen remain in his seat, has been released with two colleagues after providing crucial information regarding the group.
The European Alevi Unions Confederation has announced that it suspended relations with an umbrella organization of Turkish and Kurdish associations following incidents at a recent rally in Germany.
The arrested CEO of daily Cumhuriyet has denied claims that the embattled newspaper has changed its publishing policy in recent years to ally with the Gülen movement and the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK)