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Turkish academics investigated on same charges as jailed PKK leader

Turkish academics investigated on same charges as jailed PKK leader

Turkish prosecutors in İzmir and Ankara have been investigating academics who signed a petition denouncing military operations in the southeast on charges based on the most controversial articles of the Turkish Penal Code (TCK)

Comment(s)1/22/2016

Minister admits delay in Hrant Dink murder probe

Minister admits delay in Hrant Dink murder probe

Turkish Science, Industry and Technology Minister Fikri Işık admitted that the investigation into the murder of Turkish-Armenian journalist Hrant Dink had been delayed, and blamed the “parallel state” for the delay

Comment(s)1/20/2016

Amnesty: Turkish army operations ‘beginning to resemble collective punishment’

Amnesty: Turkish army operations ‘beginning to resemble collective punishment’

The Turkish military operations backed by curfews in the country’s southeast have begun to resemble “collective punishment,” Amnesty International said on Jan. 20

Comment(s)1/21/2016

Jailed journalists in Turkey say arrest aimed at gagging press

Jailed journalists in Turkey say arrest aimed at gagging press

Jailed Turkish journalists Can Dündar and Erdem Gül have told Reuters in a faxed message from prison that their arrest was designed to send a warning to journalists

Comment(s)1/20/2016

American Political Science Association lends support to Turkish colleagues

American Political Science Association lends support to Turkish colleagues

APSA has written an open letter to Turkish President Erdoğan, criticizing the measures against at least 1,128 Turkish academics who signed a petition calling for an end to ongoing military operations in the country’s southeast

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ECHR fines Turkey for 2007 raid of Nokta magazine

ECHR fines Turkey for 2007 raid of Nokta magazine

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has ruled for Turkey to be fined over a police raid on the office building of Nokta magazine upon a military court ruling in 2007, stating that the raid constituted a violation of human rights

Comment(s)1/19/2016

Turkish president vows ‘treasonous’ academics will pay the price

Turkish president vows ‘treasonous’ academics will pay the price

President Erdoğan has stepped up his harsh rhetoric against academics who called for an end to military operations in Turkey’s southeast, warning that they would pay the price for “falling into a pit of treachery”

Comment(s)1/20/2016

Nine years on: No solid steps taken in Hrant Dink assassination

Nine years on: No solid steps taken in Hrant Dink assassination

No solid legal steps have been taken in the nine years since Armenian-origin journalist Hrant Dink was assassinated outside his office in Istanbul on Jan. 19, 2007, as thousands of people gathered to commemorate the late Agos editor-in-chief on the anniversary of his death

Comment(s)1/19/2016

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