Europe's top human rights watchdog on Oct.1 voiced concern at mounting racism in Germany, citing a wave of far-right, anti-Islam demonstrations at odds with the more recent image of a country ready to open its doors to hundreds of thousands of refugees.
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu meets with the 14-year-old Muslim student who was detained at school when a teacher thought a clock he had made was a bomb
The Israeli school year has begun, but thousands of children from the Arab minority who attend Christian schools are still on summer vacation because of a strike to protest cuts in government funding that critics say amount to discrimination.
Category: İSMET BERKAN
After June 7, the Justice and Development Party (AK Party) and the Republican People’s Party (CHP) both thought that if new elections were held they would stand to benefit
A women’s rights advocate from Saudi Arabia and an LGBTI rights group in Turkey have been given this year’s International Hrant Dink Award dedicated to the Armenian journalist murdered in 2007
Category: AHMET HAKAN
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu recently stated: “We are going up in the opinion polls … We are doing everything we can for our votes to increase and to achieve one-party rule.”
Category: SEMİH İDİZ
There is a pointless blame-game going on over Syria, with each country accusing someone else for the way things have gone there.
The more the world talks about migrants as numbers, the more it dehumanizes and stigmatizes them, according to Professor Ayhan Kaya. ‘With such problems, we are all responsible for the loss of lives of these human beings,’ he adds
Thousands of people took to the streets of the German city of Dresden on Aug. 29 to send a message of welcome to refugees, after a string of violent anti-migrant protests in the region.
The gunman in the shooting deaths of two television journalists in Virginia on Aug. 26 was a veteran anchorman with a history of workplace grievances who had previously sued a Florida station alleging discrimination because he was black.
Germany's interior minister led calls on Aug. 23 for a crackdown on right-wing militants and racists after a second night of scuffles between protesters and police outside a refugee shelter in an eastern German town near Dresden.
German police sprayed tear gas on several hundred demonstrators throwing bottles and stones at busloads of asylum seekers arriving at an eastern German town in the early hours of Aug. 22 in scuffles which left several people hurt.
Jean-Marie Le Pen, France's elderly, far-right master provocateur, was booted out of the National Front (FN) he founded on Aug. 20 after a high-profile feud with his daughter and party leader Marine.
Category: EMRE DELİVELİ
Unlike Mark Twain’s experience with New York, returning to Washington D.C. after an absence of a mere six months in April I found quite of bit of moral decadence: Cannabis had been legalized
The FBI will participate in the investigation into the death of an unarmed black Texas college football player who was fatally shot by a white officer during a burglary call at a car dealership, a suburban Dallas police chief said on August 8.
Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) co-chair Selahattin Demirtaş has rejected allegations his party served as a political mouthpiece for the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) and defined retaliations against the Suruç massacre as “dirty" acts in an interview with the British daily Financial Times.
Category: FATİH ÇEKİRGE
How could weapons be drawn so quickly? How could death traps be set so quickly? How could those spiteful attacks be organized against the police and the military so quickly?
Turkey is set to build a 20,000-seat stadium to international standards in the Gaza Strip to support sports in Palestine, officials revealed on July 14.
Twenty years ago, on July 11, 1995, Serbian nationalist forces, led by General Ratko Mladić, carried out a systematic massacre of more than 8,000 Bosniak boys and men.
Category: KANAT ATKAYA
China is conducting systematic cruelty in East Turkistan with various methods, in complete violation of human rights. It does not respect freedom of belief (imposes a ban on fasting, etc.), forces abortion, and restricts the use of native tongues.
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