Arrested People’s Democratic Party (HDP) co-chair Selahattin Demirtaş has said he knew he would be arrested 15 days before his arrest, during a visit from a committee of the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) on Nov. 30.
Police detained a woman accused of being a wanted outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militant at Istanbul’s main airport on Nov. 27, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported.
Two soldiers have been killed in clashes with the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants in the eastern province of Tunceli.
An Ankara court issued an arrest warrant on Nov. 22 for PYD co-head Salih Muslim as well as senior outlawed PKK militants over a bomb attack targeting military shuttles in Ankara in February
An indictment prepared by the Istanbul Chief Public Prosecutor’s Office has demanded aggravated life sentences for a total of nine suspects, including novelist Aslı Erdoğan and linguist Necmiye Alpay, on terror charges as part of an investigation into columnists and managers of closed daily Özgür Gündem.
Nine lawmakers from Turkey’s opposition Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), including its co-chairs Selahattin Demirtaş and Figen Yüksekdağ, were arrested on Nov. 4 over alleged links to the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK).
Category: KANAT ATKAYA
The list that has 18 names on it is a long one with Orhan Erinç, Hikmet Çetinkaya, Murat Sabuncu, Kadri Gürsel, Musa Kart, Aydın Engin, Güray Öz and Turhan Günay… This is the list of those who have been detained and those for whom search warrants have been issued.
Prosecutors in the southeastern province of Diyarbakır have demanded an aggravated life term and 472 years in jail for a 27-year-old outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militant who was caught on May 4 on a bus arriving in Istanbul from Diyarbakır to allegedly carry out an attack in the city.
A Turkish third-tier footballer playing in the southeastern province of Diyarbakır faces up to five years in prison for seven social media posts that prosecutors have said constitute “terrorist propaganda.”
The Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), which focuses on the Kurdish issue, has called on both the government and the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) to silence their arms, saying that dialogue could end the clashes that have stricken the country for the past 14 months
Category: FATİH ÇEKİRGE
We are once again face-to-face with a critical question. Abdullah Öcalan, the jailed leader of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), has made a new call again, through his brother
Category: TAHA AKYOL
The winds that have been blowing against Turkey were partially reversed thanks to the Euphrates Shield operation. Turkey’s hands have seen strengthened
The co-chair of the opposition Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) has been called to testify on charges of “being a member of an armed terrorist organization.”
Subpoenas were issued for eight lawmakers from the opposition Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) over the Kurdish Communities Union (KCK) case in the southeastern province of Diyarbakır on Sept. 5
A former Istanbul police chief was detained on Aug. 30 as a part of the investigation into the Fethullahist Terrorist Organization (FETÖ), which was accused of orchestrating the failed coup attempt of July 15
The “parallel state” concept entered Turkish political literature in late 2013. Since then it has become a useful tool to comprehend recent developments in Turkey - various terrorist attacks, assassinations, civil unrest and even coup plots
Category: VERDA ÖZER
The coup attempt on July 15 targeted not only President Tayyip Erdoğan and the government, but all politicians and Turkish people
A prosecutor in Istanbul has prepared an indictment against a co-chair and a deputy of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), demanding five years in prison for each on terrorist propaganda charges
A Turkish court has released a student convicted of allegedly planning to assassinate President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, who was the prime minister at the time, after the incident was cited as a conspiracy of FETÖ
Category: EZGİ BAŞARAN
Approximately two months ago, I was sitting across a table from two British academics who pin themselves as Turkey experts
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