Former teacher imprisoned on Gülen charges dies of cancer after belated release from prison

Former teacher imprisoned on Gülen charges dies of cancer after belated release from prison

İhsan Yıldız, 42, a former teacher imprisoned over his alleged links to the Gülen movement, died on October 29 of cancer after he was released well after the cancer had advanced, the Stockholm Center for Freedom reported, citing Bold Medya.

Bulgaria electing president and new parliament

Bulgaria electing president and new parliament

Bulgarians are heading to the polls on Sunday for the third parliamentary election this year.

Gov’t denies assistance to autistic teen due to father’s alleged links to Gülen movement

Gov’t denies assistance to autistic teen due to father’s alleged links to Gülen movement

A district governor’s office in Hatay province has been refusing to provide assistance to the family of Rüveyda Tekgöz, a 16-year-old autistic girl because her father was fired from his job due to alleged links to the Gülen movement, the...

Critically ill woman remains in prison despite second hospital report recommending her release

Critically ill woman remains in prison despite second hospital report recommending her release

Critically ill Ayşe Özdoğan, 34, who suffers from a rare form of cancer, remains in prison despite a health report from Akdeniz University Hospital in Antalya saying she was not fit to stay in prison, the Stockholm Center for Freedom...

I was used as a bargaining chip, pastor Brunson says

I was used as a bargaining chip, pastor Brunson says

Andrew Brunson, an American pastor who was jailed for two years in Turkey before he was released in 2018, has said that Turkey used him as a bargaining chip in its deals with the US, the Artı TV news outlet...

Turkish authorities issue detention warrant for police officer accused of unlawful strip-search

Turkish authorities issue detention warrant for police officer accused of unlawful strip-search

Turkish authorities issued a detention warrant on Tuesday for female police officer Songül Eken Kılıç for conducting an unlawful strip-search of architect Mücella Yapıcı when she was detained during the Gezi protests of 2013, the Stockholm Center for Freedom reported,

Justice Ministry’s promise to build playgrounds in prisons sparks questions

Justice Ministry’s promise to build playgrounds in prisons sparks questions

Experts have criticized a promise made by the Turkish Ministry of Justice to build playgrounds for children accompanying their mothers in prison, saying children should not be in jail in the first place, the Stockholm Center for Freedom reported on...

Pregnant woman kept in prison over Gülen links despite regulations

Pregnant woman kept in prison over Gülen links despite regulations

Four-month-pregnant Dudu Arduç, 29, in contravention of regulations is being held in an Antalya prison on terrorism charges for her alleged links to the Gülen movement, the Stockholm Center for Freedom reported, citing the Bold Medya news website.

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