Investigation Against Akit TV Director Who Said ‘Public Wants Execution of Kılıçdaroğlu’

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The Ankara Chief Public Prosectur’s Office has launched an investigation against Akit TV Ankara News Director Mehmet Özmen, who previously stated in a TV program that the public opinion of Turkey wants the capi…

EVRİM KEPENEK'S IMPRESSIONS: Politicians in a Race to 'Speak on Behalf of HDP Voters', but What do 'HDP Voters' Think?

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A new style has been spreading among the media of Turkey for a long time. Although drawing criticism from time to time, this style quickly makes an impact and gains acceptance.
The Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) an…

PM of Australia: Erdoğan’s Remarks Highly Offensive, All Options on the Table

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Scott Morrison, the Prime Minister of Australia, has summoned the Consul General of Turkey Korhan Karakoç due to a speech held by President and Justice and Development Party (AKP) Chair Recep Tayyip Erdo&#287…

Cypriot Journalist Uludağ Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

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Northern Cypriot investigative journalist Sevgül Uludağ has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize.
Uludağ is known for her efforts in searching out the Cypriot Turks and Greeks who went missing in …

Today in Insulting Erdoğan: First Prison Sentence, Then Judicial Fine for Ahmet Altan

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Jailed journalist and writer Ahmet Altan has been sentenced to pay a judicial fine of 7 thousand Turkish Lira (approx. 1,125 Euro) on charge of “insulting the President” on the ground that he insulted President and …

Journalist Çağrı Sarı Acquitted in Paradise Papers Case Filed by Albayrak Brothers

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The final hearing of former Managing Editor of Evrensel newspaper Çağrı Sarı, against whom a lawsuit was filed on charge of “insult and libel” for reporting on Paradise Papers, was held at the …

TRIAL OF ACADEMICS: Deferred Prison Sentence of 1 Year, 3 Months for 2 Academics

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About the Trials of Academics
On January 10, 2016, 1,128 academics published a declaration entitled “We will not be party to this crime” on behalf of the Academics for Peace initiative.
With the participation of further academics, the number of academi…