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Farzad Shafai, an Afghan refugee, arrived in Turkey four years ago. Against all odds, he managed to make it into university. Unending bureaucracy stands between him and his future
The Ministry of Education did not allow two foreign students register at a Greek (Rum) school in Istanbul as they were not of the correct ethnicity, daily Taraf said
Families of the Uludere/Roboski massacre victims filed a formal objection Jan. 21 against the military prosecutor’s dismissal of the investigation into the case.
US think tank Freedom House criticizes Turkey, saying the freedoms and human rights are on the decline in the country. The report focuses on heavy use of police force
Thousands gathered in Istanbul to mark the seventh anniversary of the killing of Turkish-Armenian journalist Hrant Dink on Jan. 19.
The penalties for illegal wiretapping are to be strengthened in a government-led draft law which has sperked reactions for increasing the justice minister’s power
The 7th anniversary of the Turkish-Armenian journalist has been marked with growing indignation over the byzantine trial into the murder
The Turkish government is demonstrating a growing intolerance of political opposition, public protest and critical media, Human Rights Watch said in an annual report
Social media users and activists have called for a protest on Jan 18 to denounce Parliament’s adoption of a controversial Internet law
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