Turkish prisoners report shortage of tests, food amid COVID-19 outbreak

Turkish prisoners report shortage of tests, food amid COVID-19 outbreak

Although Turkish officials are insisting there are no serious problems involving the coronavirus outbreak in prisons, a number of complaints from inmates have recently surfaced, indicating a dangerous health situation among prisoners.

Germany & Eastern Europe aim for gradual removal of border controls

Germany & Eastern Europe aim for gradual removal of border controls

The leaders of Germany, Poland, the Czech Republic, Hungary, and Slovakia have agreed to gradually dismantle border checks put in place to curb the coronavirus pandemic as soon as the situation allows, a German government official said on Tuesday.

Leaders seek global unity, review of pandemic response at WHO talks

Leaders seek global unity, review of pandemic response at WHO talks

Reviewing the global response to the pandemic will be important in future but fighting the coronavirus is more important right now, leaders said at World Health Organization (WHO) talks that were overshadowed by US attacks on the UN agency.

Prosecutor rules no need for probe into death of teacher tortured in custody

Prosecutor rules no need for probe into death of teacher tortured in custody

The İstanbul Chief Public Prosecutor’s Office has once again ruled that there is no need to investigate the death of teacher Gökhan Açıkkollu, who was allegedly tortured in police custody and subsequently died during a post-coup purge in August 2016,

Human Rights Watch: Allegations of Abduction and Torture Not Investigated in Turkey

Human Rights Watch: Allegations of Abduction and Torture Not Investigated in Turkey

Human Rights Watch (HRW) has called on the authorities in Turkey to conduct an effective investigation into the allegations of people who say that they were held in custody and tortured by government agents for many months.

New documents surface on July 2016 coup bid

New documents continue to emerge regarding Turkey’s still-controversial coup attempt, shedding light on the unknown aspects of the failed putsch.

Turkey detains 261,000, arrests 91,000 in post-coup crackdown on Gülen followers

Turkey has investigated 559,064 people for alleged links to the faith-based Gülen movement, which is accused of masterminding a 2016 coup attempt despite its strong denial of any involvement, as well as detaining 261,700 suspects over Gülen ties and arresting...

“I will be arrested if they send me back,” Turkish asylum seeker calls out to German authorities

German Police raided the house of a Turkish national who sought asylum in Germany fleeing Erdogan regime’s crackdown on Hizmet movement, following a court ruling for his deportation back to Turkey, a country where he can face arrest or worse.

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