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39 news in the category "Politics" ordered by date

Penalty of Imprisonment to BDP Parliamentarian Tuncel

The court sentenced BDP Parliamentarian Sebahat Tuncel 8 years 9 months imprisonment .

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Judge Censures Defense Lawyers’ Pleas in Press Suit

Demands for pleading in Kurdish marked the first hearing of the Kurdistan Communities Union (KCK) trial of 44 journalists on Monday. Chief Justice Ali Alçık also

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A crisis just before beginning in the hearing of the journalists lawsuit

In the trial that Kurdish journalists are put on trial when the court board left the hall, the hearing couldn't begin. The arrested journalists by turning

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Demirtaş: PM should agree to road map to peace

Demirtaş and Kışanak strongly criticized PM Erdoğan’s statements in which he accused BDP members of terrorism hinting that BDP deputies should therefore be deprived of their

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DDK report: Dink has not been protected

The State Supervisory Council (DDK) announced today its report on the Armenian journalist Hrant Dink's murder.

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Nine KESK activists sent to jail

A Turkish court on late Thursday arrested and sent to jail nine trade union activists over suspected links with Kurdish rebels in Ankara.

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Police arrest trade union activists over alleged links to Kurdish rebels

Turkish police raided offices of trade unions in capital Ankara early on Monday and arrested at least six trade union activists over alleged links to Kurdish

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The incident is an extrajudicial execution and mass massacre

IHD (Human Rights Association) and MAZLUMDER (The Association of Human Rights and Solidarity For Oppressed People) delegations, who prepared a preliminary monitoring report by on-site examining

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Nearly 50 villagers dead, Turkish airforces night raid

Local activists and residents of Şirnak province have claimed that 50 villagers fled for their safety, when Turkish F-16′s started a night raid. Nearly 50 people

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Police arrest journalists over links to Kurdish rebels

Turkish police on Tuesday arrested 38 people around Turkey, including mainly dissident journalists over suspected links with Kurdish rebels, local media reports said.

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Police raided occupied CHP building: 57 workers detained

Some workers occupied the center of the Republican People's Party (CHP) in Mersin, a big industrial city in south of Turkey. The occupation ended with the

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Government mocked us!

'Friends of Hrant Dink' asked questions to the prime ministry, presidency and ministries of Turkey. Recently they explained the response coming from the official bodies. The

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BDP arrests in Sanliurfa

24 members of BDP (Peace and Democracy Party) have been taken into custody in Sanliurfa last week as part of the KCK (the Democratic Confederation of

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Arrested police chief will not want his release

Police chief Hanefi Avcı was arrested on Tuesday under an opeartion against an illegal organization, after he was detained the same day.

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Revolutionary Youth Bridge is opening again

Revolutionary Youth Bridge that has been built in 1969 by the revolutionaries of the day but was blown up in 1999 is building again. The Bridge

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Boycott at the schools for support of education in Kurdish

The campaign led by the TZP-Kurdi to boycott the schools in support of education of Kurds in their own language kicked off. Boycott was especially supported

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Wide impact of the boycott campaign on the referendum results

Unofficial referendum results are issued on Sunday. Boycott was the dominant choice of voters in certain provinces, while 58 % of the voters said "yes", and

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Democratic Society Congress demands autonomous regions and calls for cease fire

Democratic Society Congress organized a two-day meeting and announced a resolution.

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Intellectuals from Ankara also Join the Boycott Camp

Support comes from intellectuals, lawyers, politicians, and representatives of civil society organizations of Ankara for the boycott campaign.

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"Extra-judicial political killings were state policy"

Retired lieutenant general Atilla Kiyat said that the Extra-judicial political killings were a state policy between 1993-1997.

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