Women in Erzurum Greet Erdoğan with Domestic-Violence Makeup

To protest violence against women, a group of women have greeted President Erdoğan, who has come to Erzurum to attend the provincial congress of AKP, with domestic-violence makeup.

Erdoğan Addresses EP: Keep Your Advices to Yourselves

Speaking prior to Erzurum Provincial Congress, concerning EP’s call for withdrawal from Afrin Erdoğan has said, “Hey the EP, since when have you started to give advice to this nation. You keep your advices to yourselves”.

Constitutional Court Rules Second Time Alpay’s Rights Violated

In its ruling about Şahin Alpay, who is still in jail despite a verdict of violation, the Constitutional Court has again ruled that Alpay’s rights have been violated on the ground that the first verdict of violation has not been implemented.

11 Academics Stand Their First Trial

First hearings of 11 academics have been held.

Aşık Veysel, Folk Poets Photograph Exhibition in Nurnberg

The exhibition consisting of photos of folk poets taken by Ara Güler, Ergun Çağatay, Fikret Otyam, Ozan Sağdıç, Mustafa Türkyılmaz, Nazender Süzer Gökçe and Gürsel Gökçe will open in Nurnberg on March 21.

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