Turkey orders detention of 75 people over alleged Gülen links in a week

Turkey orders detention of 75 people over alleged Gülen links in a week

Turkish prosecutors have, over the past week, ordered the detention of 75 people due to alleged links to the Gülen movement, a faith-based group accused by the government of “terrorist” activities, the Stockholm Center for Freedom reported, citing local media...

Fugitive Turkish drug lord sent to prison in İstanbul after arrest in Spain

Fugitive Turkish drug lord sent to prison in İstanbul after arrest in Spain

Atilla Önder, an international drug trafficker who was wanted on an INTERPOL Red Notice, was arrested in Spain on Thursday and sent to a prison in İstanbul the same day, the Demirören news agency (DHA) reported.

More than 2 million terrorism investigations launched in Turkey following failed coup: official data

More than 2 million terrorism investigations launched in Turkey following failed coup: official data

Turkish prosecutors have launched more than 2 million terrorism investigations following a coup attempt in the country in 2016, according to official data cited by a lawyer.

Rights groups launch campaign, call for release of doctor and human rights activist Fincancı

Rights groups launch campaign, call for release of doctor and human rights activist Fincancı

International rights groups have launched campaigns and called for the immediate release of doctors union chair Şebnem Korur Fincancı, who was arrested in Turkey on charges of disseminating terrorist propaganda, the Stockholm Center for Freedom reported.

‘Sweden is a state governed under the rule of law,’ says justice minister on journalist’s extradition case

‘Sweden is a state governed under the rule of law,’ says justice minister on journalist’s extradition case

Keneş is accused by the Turkish government of links to the Gülen movement, labeled by the Turkish government as the mastermind of the failed coup in 2016 and a “terrorist organization.” The movement strongly denies any involvement in the failed...

İstanbul mayor signals willingness to run for president amid threat of political ban

İstanbul mayor signals willingness to run for president amid threat of political ban

Giving the first signals about his potential candidacy for the presidency, İstanbul Mayor Ekrem İmamoğlu said he is among the potential candidates for country’s top job and thinks the opposition bloc should select someone who will definitely win against President...

ECtHR faults Turkey for detaining 82 judges and prosecutors after failed 2016 coup

ECtHR faults Turkey for detaining 82 judges and prosecutors after failed 2016 coup

The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) ruled on Tuesday that Turkey violated the European Convention on Human Rights by detaining 82 judges and prosecutors after a failed 2016 coup against President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, holding that Turkey is to...

State of emergency commission suspended justice for purge victims for years: opposition deputy

State of emergency commission suspended justice for purge victims for years: opposition deputy

A commission set up to adjudicate complaints from individuals who were adversely affected by government decree-laws during a two-year state of emergency (OHAL) declared after a 2016 coup attempt in Turkey, in reality, prevented applicants from exhausting domestic legal remedies...