Erdoğan Calls on Voters From Turkey Not to Vote for CDU,SDP, Greens in Germany

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has called on the people from Turkey living in Germany to “not vote for Christian Democrats, Social Democrats and the Greens” and said “They are enemies to Turkey”.

Jailed Rights Defender Üstün: Solidarity Keeps Me Going

Being detained during the Büyükada operation, İlknur Üstün from the Women’s Coalition has said, “These events are not normal. Considering them normal means to justify these”.

German FM Says Yücel is Turkey’s Hostage

German FM Gabriel has said “Deniz Yücel is still in prison because in my opinion Turkey has taken him hostage.”

‘Rights of 1,809,000 People Violated Under Curfews’, says Rights Organization

According to the Human Rights Foundation of Turkey’s statement, there has been at least 252 officially confirmed round-the-clock and open-ended curfews in 11 cities and rights of 1,809,000 people have been violated.

1 Sergeant Major Killed in Hatay

Being injured in a clash that erupted between security forces and PKK members during the operation Amanos Mountains in Hatay, sergeant major Akdeniz has lost his life in the hospital where he was taken for treatment.


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