Animal Rights Advocates Speak Out in Mersin: "Live Animal Trade Must Be Banned"

The Independent Collective for Animal Rights and Animal Rights Investigation Committee gathered in Mersin along with members of parliament after a ship carrying tens of thousands of cattle from Brazil under poor conditions arrived at the province.

Erdoğan: Operation Would Already Be Over if We Hadn’t Minded Civilians

Erdoğan responding to Pentagon Spokesperson Galloway’s statement that civilians have been wounded during Afrin operation, has said called Galloway “you immoral, unscrupulous person”.

Incarcerated Lawyer: We Will Not Wear Prison Uniforms

Incarcerated lawyer Şükriye Erden has written to bianet: "Prison uniforms are an affront to inmates' political identities and honor. They are geared toward alienating, de-personalizing, and militarizing inmates. We will not wear them."

Yasemin Gülsüm Acar's Statement of Defense

"I didn’t grow up in this country, but this is the home I chose. I haven’t witnessed history here the same way many of my colleagues have, but that doesn’t mean I don’t know what violence looks like or that I don’t know the pain that conflict can cause".

HRW: 3 Attacks Killing 26 Civilians in Afrin May Be Unlawful

Conducting an investigation about the three bombardments carried out as part of Afrin operation, the HRW has said that 26 civilians 17 of whom are children were killed, and "Turkish Armed Forces appear to have failed to take necessary precautions to avoid civilian casualties”.

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