Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Turkey has appealed the European Court of Human Rights’ (ECHR) ruling that said high school students must be allowed to opt out of religious education classes, which are currently compulsory.
Many people from Turkey’s Jewish community are leaving the country after the increased threats and attacks
A “debris of violation of rights has been created in Turkey by the practices of the government,” a main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) deputy head said in a statement released Dec. 10, the anniversary of Turkey’s adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
The EU calls for prohibiting by law all discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity
The ECHR has ordered Turkey to pay 30,000 euros for the inadequacy of a criminal investigation carried out by domestic authorities over two missing persons, who were found dead years later
Human Rights Watch called on Turkish Parliament to reconsider the new measures introduced by the bill
The Human Rights Institution of Turkey (TİHK) is being revamped with a draft that will be presented to the Cabinet on Dec. 15, after the EU pressured the group for amendments.
An attorney defending two men who were fined for unfurling a 'thief' banner at a rally for President Erdoğan, is now the subject of a legal complaint after arguing that his clients simply expressed their 'democratic right' to protest
The murder of transgender people in Turkey amounts to 40 percent of the total number of such killings in all of Europe
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