Reminder : journalist and artist Zehra Doğan has been sentenced to 2 years and 9 months in jail. She is imprisonned in Diyarbakir since June 12th. She had previously spent 141 days of incarceration in Mardin, up until December 9th 2016.
Cumhuriyet is part of the pile of read newspapers that long throned on the couch. So, suddenly, I put a question to myself since my « news » delivery man has changed. Has he been arrested ?
This article is based on a series of interviews done in Kobanê in January 2017. The author, Margot Cassiers, is a staff member at the Kurdish Institute in Brussels (Belgium).
During the press conference held in Hamburg after the G20 meeting, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan declared the following concerning Selahattin Demirtaş – the Co-President of the HDP Party jailed since November 4: “This man is a terrorist.
Turkish video documentarist and filmmaker Kazım Kızıl to appear in court on July 10th. The first hearing of Kazım Kızıl case will take place Monday, July 10th, at 10:00 in Izmir, Bayraklı Courthouse.
In a recent article in french, we published comments by Selahattin Demirtaş, praising the virtues of « popular humor » in order to be heard and understood without hatred or spite, despite all the seriousness of the repression.
This is not the first time hunger strikers go up against the Turkish State, risking their lives and often afflicted by serious side effects at the end of their tug of war.
After Özgecan I’m gobsmacked. This young woman’s murder is just a symbol, a detonator, the drop that overfills the cup. And the cup is an ocean.
The White House, through the voice of Trump in person, approved the supply of weapons to the Kurdish militias of the YPG fighting the djihadists of ISIS in Syria, a spokesman for the Pentagon declared on Tuesday… Sound the trumpets !
People, oligarchy, nation: big words that filled the french presidential election campaign, and functioned like an infernal trio, both on the right and on the left.
Nuriye Gülmen universitaire, et Semih Özakça enseignants en grève de la faim, font appel aux consoeurs, confrères, associations et syndicats du monde enseignant, en Europe et ailleurs, pour soutenir leur lutte.
The third hearing of the “Özgür Gündem” trial involving Necmiye Alpay, Aslı Erdoğan, Ragıp Zarakolu, Filiz Koçali, Eren Keskin, Zana Kaya, İnan Kızılkaya, Kemal Sancılıve Bilge Oykut Contepe was held on March 14 (2017), at Istanbul Court No. 23.
Un rapport sur les destructions massives et les graves violations des droits dans le Sud-Est de la Turquie vient d’être publié par la commission des droits humaines des Nations Unies.
At first, it was nothing but a rumor. But Orhan Pamuk, the Turkish Nobel Literature Prize winner has confirmed : a long interview he had given the daily Hürriyet for publication on February 13th was not published… because it contained criticism of the constitutional reform.
Dr. İbrahim Kaboğlu, a prominent jurist has been put on the list of the academics discharged by the infamous decree of February 7th. Dr. İbrahim Kaboğlu isn’t just anybody in Turkish constitutional law…His name is among the first to be quoted when the notion of « Constitution » comes up. He teaches constitutional law at Marmara University, […]