Turkish journalist faces 12 years in prison for announcing personal data leak

Turkish journalist faces 12 years in prison for announcing personal data leak

Turkish prosecutors are seeking a prison sentence of 12 years for journalist İbrahim Haskoloğlu, who was briefly detained in April after announcing that hackers had stolen personal information from government websites, the journalist announced on social media, the Stockholm Center for...

Turkey violated prisoners’ rights by not granting visits for schoolchildren on weekends: ECtHR

Turkey violated prisoners’ rights by not granting visits for schoolchildren on weekends: ECtHR

The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) ruled on Tuesday that Turkish authorities violated the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) by not allowing prison visits on weekends as weekday visits conflicted with children’s school schedule and interfered with prisoners’

EU’s von der Leyen: Russia, China vying for influence in Western Balkans

EU’s von der Leyen: Russia, China vying for influence in Western Balkans

Russia and China are trying to exert influence in the Western Balkans against the backdrop of the war in Ukraine, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said on Tuesday.

Sweden slammed for violating int’l law with extradition of Kurdish man to Turkey

Sweden slammed for violating int’l law with extradition of Kurdish man to Turkey

Sweden, known for its loyalty to democratic values and respect for human rights, has sparked criticism due to its decision to extradite a Kurdish asylum seeker to Turkey, with lawyers calling the move a violation of international law.

Nowhere to run: Greece pushes back victims of Erdoğan’s crackdown, Turkey arrests them

Nowhere to run: Greece pushes back victims of Erdoğan’s crackdown, Turkey arrests them

Greek authorities on Friday forcibly pushed back five Turks after they fled across the border seeking asylum in Greece to escape a crackdown launched by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in the aftermath of a coup attempt in 2016.

The asylum seekers...

Turkish economy grows 3.9 percent in 3rd quarter

Turkish economy grows 3.9 percent in 3rd quarter

Turkey’s economy grew 3.9 percent in the third quarter of 2022 on a yearly basis, official figures showed on Wednesday, the state-run Anadolu news agency reported.

UN committee faults Turkey in case of teacher who died in custody after arrest over Gülen links

UN committee faults Turkey in case of teacher who died in custody after arrest over Gülen links

The United Nations Human Rights Committee on Wednesday released its decision concerning an application submitted on behalf of a teacher who was allegedly tortured in police custody and subsequently died during a post-coup purge in August 2016, saying the state...

22 detained in Turkey over alleged Gülen links

22 detained in Turkey over alleged Gülen links

Turkish police on Wednesday detained 22 people including former military and police officers as part of two separate operations targeting alleged members of the faith-based Gülen movement, which is accused by the government of “terrorism,” the Stockholm Center for Freedom...

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