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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Turkey’s main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) has once again called on the country’s Constitutional Court to release its jailed lawmaker Enis Berberoğlu.
Turkey’s Aydın Doğan Foundation is hosting the second International Day of the Girl Child Conference on Oct. 11 at Hilton Istanbul
School has started for close to 18 million children in Turkey, but upward of a million of their peers are currently engaged in child labor, according to a number of new reports
İzmir’s annual Chic Women’s Bicycle Tour, a mix of women’s rights and green transport, has now spread to 28 cities, including Turkish Cyprus. “A society can only breathe if its women are not afraid of being visible,” says Sema Gür, founder of the initiative.
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) on Sept. 20 ordered Turkey to pay compensation to a couple from the eastern province of Ağrı who had filed a complaint over their son’s death during his compulsory military service
The bar association in Turkey’s southeastern province of Diyarbakır has received the eighth International Hrant Dink Award, presented on Sept. 22 in a ceremony held at the Istanbul Lütfi Kırdar International Convention and Exhibition Centre.
The Artvin Governor’s Office has banned rallies and protests in the Black Sea province for a month in the wake of an announcement that a hearing for a controversial mine construction will be held on Sept. 19
The U.N.’s torture expert on Sept. 21 criticized Turkey’s decision to postpone his visit, saying it sent “the wrong message,” amid a crackdown following the July 15 failed coup attempt.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has criticized Turkey over press freedom, at an award ceremony of the Sanssouci Colloquium held in Germany’s Potsdam