Those Detained in Kadıköy During Support Protest for Gülmen, Özakça Released

Nine people who were detained during staging a protest in support of Gülmen and Özakça in Kadıköy have been released.

Turkey Sends Diplomatic Note to US Following Assault of Presidential Bodyguards

In the wake of Presidential bodyguards assaulting protesters in the US, Turkey has sent diplomatic note to the US on the grounds that the police stopping the bodyguards “caused a security weakness”.

Police Attack Supporters of Hunger Strike of Gülmen, Özakça in Detention

On the 75th day of the hunger strike, Gülmen and Özakça are being kept in detention cell lying on the ground. Meanwhile police attacked supporters gathering in front of the Human Rights Monument, detained seven people and seized flowers.

Circassian Genocide Commemorated on its 153rd Year

Federation of Circassian Foundations organized a remembrance march yesterday on Beyoğlu street in İstanbul to commemorate the Circassian Genocide in 1864.

Statement from Ankara Governorship on Operation Killing 2 People

Ankara Governor Topaca has issued a statement concerning the two people killed in a house raid in Ankara: “Some sketches related to the AK Party Congress were found”.


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