Category: MURAT YETKİN
Turkish journalist Mustafa Balbay was released from prison on Dec. 9, after spending four years and 277 days there.
Category: BURAK BEKDİL
According to the EU minister, Egemen Bağış, “it is indisputable that Turkey is now closer than ever to EU standards
The death toll from last week’s clashes between protestors and police in Hakkari’s Yüksekova district has risen to three, with the death of 20-year-old protestor
Category: NURAY MERT
Last week I attended the “10th International Conference on the EU, Turkey and the Kurds
At least 10 people sustained injuries in the southeastern province of Diyarbakır today after a police crackdown on a protest organized by the BDP
There are 62 journalists behind bars in Turkey currently but all journalists in Turkey
You cannot choose your parents, or the house where you were born. That becomes your destiny. But that destiny can be changed, sometimes by paying the cost for it dearly. Nelson Mandela is the proof of this...
Main opposition CHP, BDP and its recently founded sister party HDP condemned the 'execution' of demonstrators in Hakkari province, asking the gov't for an apology
Fresh tensions erupted in Istanbul’s Taksim area after a protest to denounce the death of two demonstrators in the southeastern province of Hakkari
The jailed leader of the outlawed PKK, Abdullah Öcalan, is expected to host a parliamentary delegation
DP is planning to raise the pressure on the government to accelarate the peace process efforts, party co-leader Selahattin Demirtaş has said
EU raises concern on the limited coverage of the Gezi protests
Category: ANKARA WHISPERS
The March 2014 local elections hold historical significance for four political parties represented in the Parliament
Syria’s Democratic Union Party (PYD) hopes to create an autonomous Kurdish region in a federal Syria
The Peace and Democracy Party (BDP) co-leader Selahattin Demirtaş has remarkably praised the leadership of Iraq’s Kurdish President Jalal Talabani
Category: BLIND SPOT
How many more millions of euros in fines is Turkey going to pay, I wonder, before it teaches its officials what the right to life means or why inhuman treatment is prohibited?
Selahattin Demirtaş described the latest row as a 'fight for power'
'Prisoners were transferred to prisons in western cities after a group of prisoners escaped from Bingöl prison ; one of them being the killer of my son,' AKP's Diyarbakır lawmaker Oya Eronat said
Category: SERKAN DEMİRTAŞ
The government’s decision to shut down the prep schools has shaken heaven and earth as it was regarded as an open declaration of war against the powerful Gülen community
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) fined Turkey 52,285 euros for violating the right to life regarding Hıdır Taydaş