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Three journalists, including Füsun Erdoğan, released over duration of detention

Three journalists, including Füsun Erdoğan, released over duration of detention

Three journalists, including Füsun Erdoğan, the former general coordinator of Özgür Radyo, were released in the case into the illegal Marxist-Leninist Communist Party

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Annual abortion cases up from 33,000 to 79,000 in a decade: Ministry

Annual abortion cases up from 33,000 to 79,000 in a decade: Ministry

While the number of abortions was 33,007 in 2002, it rose to 78,961 in 2012, the health minister said

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Ankara court grants stay of execution for YouTube ban

Ankara court grants stay of execution for YouTube ban

A Turkish court in Ankara has granted a stay of execution for a ban on YouTube following an appeal by the company’s lawyer, Gönenç Gürkaynak.

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Only 29 journalists are in jail, Turkish Justice Ministry says

Only 29 journalists are in jail, Turkish Justice Ministry says

Turkey’s Justice Ministry rejected a recently published list on the number of arrested journalists in the country, saying that the number 44 is inaccurate as 15 of these names are not in jail.

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Diyarbakır court sentences Turkey’s youngest mayor to over four years in jail

Diyarbakır court sentences Turkey’s youngest mayor to over four years in jail

Rezan Zuğurli, BDP co-mayor of Diyarbakır’s Lice district, was sentenced to over four years in prison for participating in three rallies in 2010 and 2011

Comment(s) 5/7/2014

Lawyer protests lengthy detentions in front of Constitutional Court

Lawyer protests lengthy detentions in front of Constitutional Court

A defense lawyer in the Balyoz (Sledgehammer) coup plot case, Şule Nazlıoğlu Erol, has begun a 'standing sentinel' with her gown on in front of the Constitutional Court

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Berkin Elvan’s lawyer accuses police of shooting ‘like a video game,’ as footage revealed

Berkin Elvan’s lawyer accuses police of shooting ‘like a video game,’ as footage revealed

Footage showing two police officers shooting tear gas allegedly at the place where Berkin Elvan was fatally injured has been revealed by the Gezi victim's lawyers

Comment(s) 5/6/2014

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.

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