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173 May Day demonstrators released, 18 to be prosecuted

173 May Day demonstrators released, 18 to be prosecuted

Some 173 people who were detained during May Day demonstrations in Istanbul last week were released overnight after being interrogated by prosecutors.

Comment(s) 5/5/2014

Journalists in Turkey freer than countries listed in Freedom House report: FM Davutoğlu

Journalists in Turkey freer than countries listed in Freedom House report: FM Davutoğlu

Journalists in Turkey are freer than journalists living in all the countries that are listed as 'free' in a recent report released by a U.S.-based watchdog, according to Davutoğlu

Comment(s) 5/2/2014

Prosecutors seek the arrest of four in May Day detentions

Prosecutors seek the arrest of four in May Day detentions

Following an eventful day in Istanbul’s Çağlayan Courthouse, a prosecutor demanded the arrest of four people on terror charges out of the 171 people detained on May Day

Comment(s) 5/4/2014

As it happened: Police keep Taksim Square shut by means of tear gas and water cannon on tense May Day in Istanbul

As it happened: Police keep Taksim Square shut by means of tear gas and water cannon on tense May Day in Istanbul

Authorities' refusal to allocate Taksim for May Day rallies resulted in crackdowns around the city, with police eventually reaching its goal to prevent all access to the square. 142 were detained and scores have been injured

Comment(s) 5/1/2014

A ‘sad’ Press Freedom Day in Turkey

A ‘sad’ Press Freedom Day in Turkey

Debate on press freedom in Turkey – or lack there of – continues, with Turkish NGOs and foreign dignitaries slamming Ankara once more as the CHP’s head warns of creeping totalitarianism. Foreign Minister Davutoğlu, however, says the picture couldn’t be better

Comment(s) 5/3/2014

5 memorable videos from Istanbul’s tense May Day

5 memorable videos from Istanbul’s tense May Day

From the dancing demonstrators to the children crying because of tear gas, here are five videos which were among the most watched on Hürriyet on May Day

Comment(s) 5/1/2014

May Day in Turkey no longer worker's, but policeman’s holiday: Human Rights Watch

May Day in Turkey no longer worker's, but policeman’s holiday: Human Rights Watch

For the second year running, thousands who gathered in the districts of Beşiktaş and Şişli to march toward Taksim Square ere dispersed with tear gas and water cannons.

Comment(s) 5/2/2014

Video: Police crack down on May Day demonstrators on main Istanbul road amid traffic

Video: Police crack down on May Day demonstrators on main Istanbul road amid traffic

Police have also confronted demonstrators in Istanbul’s Şişli district

Comment(s) 5/1/2014

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