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Turkey’s Constitutional Court rules that jailing Demirtaş violates his rights 0

Selahattin Demirtaş has been in jail since November 2016 on terrorism-related charges. He faces a sentence of up to 142 years in jail if found guilty in the main case against him.

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Turkey is Working To Pursue Societal Violence Against Religious Minorities in Syria 0

In a report on June 9, Genocide Watch described the deportation of residents in the territories under the control of Turkish government as a crime against humanity

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Conditions worsening in Turkey’s prisons due to COVID-19

Feleknas Uca and Hişyar Özsoy, co-spokespersons of the HDP Foreign Affairs Commission, have released a statement on the worsening conditions in Turkey’s prisons due to the coronavirus pandemic

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Turkish government’s onslaught on the HDP continues amid the fight against the coronavirus 0

Between March 11 and May 10, the police intervened in 8 events organized to protest the government’s measures on the Covid-19 and 42 people were detained. In addition, an investigation was launched against two members of parliament for their critical statements on Covid-19 measures

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Turkey. Lawyer Unsal sent a letter on is 110th day on death fast

The lawyers are demanding a fair trial. Lawyer Ebru Timtik is on the 141st day of death fast, while lawyer Aytaç Ünsal is on the 110th day

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Remember, Boycott Turkey, NOW! 0

The list of outrages perpetrated by the Turkish republic, under the authoritarian rule of Turkish President Erdoğan in recent years seem endless. The enormous silence surrounding these criminal acts is equally outrageous

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Signature campaign for lawyers on death fast in Turkey 0

A group of lawyers, intellectuals, writers, politicians, human rights defenders, journalists and citizens started a campaign for lawyers Ebru Timtik and Aytaç Ünsal who are on hunger strike

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INTERVIEW WITH GRUP YORUM MEMBER DILAN EKIN

Dilan Ekin, a member of Grup Yorum, was detained on 8 May, along with 16 other people, during the police attack on the funeral of Grup Yorum member Ibrahim Gökçek

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Turkish government dismiss and arrest more HDP mayors

HDP won 65 municipalities, 3 of which metropolitan cities in the local elections of 31 March 2019. 45 municipalities have been seized and taken over by state-appointed trustees so far

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