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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Europe has turned a blind eye to human rights problems inside Turkey to tackle the global refugee crisis, Amnesty International Secretary-General Salil Shetty has said on the sidelines of the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul
Turkey has called the ruling “an important turning point, as it provides a reply to the exploitation of history and law for political motives.”
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has fined Turkey for violating the privacy of an Australian man, whom the country aired a non-blurred image of during a television broadcast in 1997.
Anti-Semitism has risen in recent years in Turkey, a U.S. State Department report has said, adding that the Turkish government has continued to discriminate against its non-Sunni Muslim citizens
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has fined Turkey 81,000 euros for degrading medical treatment that resulted in a Turkish soldier losing his sight during mandatory army service in 2001.
Turkey has the second highest child income poverty rate in the OECD countries following Israel, according to the OECD’s latest “How’s Life?” 2015 report
Deteriorated security conditions, especially in Turkey’s southeast, as well as attacks on political parties and on media freedom “do not make for an ideal situation” before the upcoming general election, the head of the OSCE’s election observer mission has said, following the deadliest terror attack in Turkey’s history
An Istanbul criminal court of peace ruled on Oct. 14 for the release of Today’s Zaman editor-in-chief Bülent Keneş, daily Zaman has reported on its website.
Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) co-chair Selahattin Demirtaş made a visit to the building of daily Hürriyet on Oct. 8 to express his support to the daily in the wake of recent attacks on the daily and one of its leading journalists.
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