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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
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 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
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
Former daily Cumhuriyet editor-in-chief Can Dündar has been named among the nominees of the European Parliament’s (EP) prestigious Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought in 2016
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
Notorious former prison torture methods have reemerged during the state of emergency declared after the July 15 failed coup attempt, in addition to overcrowding and poor conditions in Turkey’s jails, according to the Human Rights Association (İHD)