EFD Rights Watch: “Anatolia news agency to start broadcasting in Kurdish in September

In Uncategorized on April 7, 2013 at 01:09

Anatolia news agency to start broadcasting in Kurdish in September

from Hurriyet Daily News

Turkey’s leading public news agency will begin broadcasting in Kurdish from Sept. 1.

Kurdish singer Ahmet Kaya’s widow still at odds with Turkey

from Hurriyet Daily News

Iconic Kurdish singer Ahmet Kaya’s widow rejects the recent apologies for the harsh protests when Kaya has said he would sing in Kurdish in 1999


Inmate University Student Allegedly Commits Suicide

from Bianet :: English

Harun Torgay, an inmate university student, allegedly committed suicide at Sincan high security prison after his first hearing yesterday. An Ankara court ordered to transfer him to Forensics Institute for judicial competence due to psychological instability.

Male Violence December 2012 Full Report

from Bianet :: English

According to data compiled by bianet, male violence left 12 women dead, and 14 raped in December 2012. The most male violence cases were reported in Istanbul.


Attacks on Elderly Armenian Women in Turkey Awaken Fears

from NYT > Turkey by By TIM ARANGO

The violence recalls a tortured past and, perhaps, hints at future tensions as Turkey prepares to face the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide.


Military prosecutor given 9 years in prison for ‘abuse of power’

from Hurriyet Daily News

An Istanbul court has sentenced former Air Forces Judicial Undersecretary Col. Ahmet Zeki Üçok to nine years..

Agos head Koptaş and writer Kıvanç investigated for insulting ‘Turkishness’

from Hurriyet Daily News

The editor-in-chief of Agos, Robert Koptaş, and writer Ümit Kıvanç are being investigated for allegedly insulting Turkishness over comments on Hrant Dink trial.

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