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Prisoner in Maraş Türkoğlu prison denounces beating and torture

A prisoner in Maraş Türkoğlu L Type Closed Prison, Sedat Karak, denounced that he and four of his friends were tortured by the guards and that they had fractures in their hands, feet and heads.

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Foza Yusif: Turkey and ISIS fear the power of women

PYD co-presidency council member Foza Yusif said that the attacks of the brutal forces such as Turkey and ISIS cannot force women to take a step back from their will and the struggle for freedom.

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Academics worldwide in solidarity with Boğaziçi University students for academic freedom

A global solidarity campaign has been launched with the students of Turkey’s Boğaziçi University who have been protesting for a month against the appointment of an AKP supporter as rector.

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NUS in solidarity with Bogazici University

NUS National President Larissa Kennedy said the student body, which represents some 600 affiliated further and higher education institutions across the country, has a proud track record of international solidarity.

”NUS UK has from its outset been an internationally engaged national union that seeks to organise for social justice in solidarity with other students across the world,” she said.

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Bosphorus (Boğaziçi) University resists the trustee policy

Together with the AKP’s 19 years in power, there has been an increase in the number of
universities, however this increase has coincided with a worsening of the academia and scientific
quality of research.

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Court accuses MA journalist Aslan of “spreading provocative reports”

The investigation against journalist Mehmet Aslan has been concluded. The journalist is now charged with “membership of a terrorist organization” and “spreading provocative reports”.

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History destroyed in Sur: Concrete houses are sold for 1 million TL

Six neighbourhoods of the borough of Sur in Diyarbakır (Amed) have been banned for 5 years. Six neighbourhoods surrounded by concrete blocks first and then by 3 meters long iron sheets have been banned for 1,826 days.

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Court sentences MA journalist Sayılğan to 4 years’ imprisonment

Mezopotamya Agency journalist Idris Sayılğan was sentenced to 4 years in prison. The verdict hearing was held at the 2nd High Criminal Court in Muş.

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Turkish-ISIS Belt replaces Arab Belt

Post Views: 43 “The demographics of Syria’s most stable and secure lands is being changed by the joint plan of the UN (United Nations), USA, Russia and the European Union (EU), writes Ferda Çetin.

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British train drivers union demands the government to end arm sales to Turkey

Post Views: 27 British train drivers union Aslef demanded the British government end arm sales to Turkey, saying it is “wrong to profit from the oppression of the Kurds.”

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