EFD Rights Watch: PM Erdoğan accuses Taraf reporter of ‘treason’ over leak story….

In Uncategorized on December 7, 2013 at 16:35

Turkish PM Erdoğan accuses Taraf reporter of ‘treason’ over leak story


‘Revealing state privacy is not called freedom, it is sheer treason,’ PM Erdoğan said, slamming Mehmet Baransu for publishing a document from a National Security Council meeting


Hate crime narrowly defined in Turkey’s democratization package

Turkey’s much-waited ‘democratization package’ contains a ‘narrow’ definition of hate crime by not including provisions for those targetted due to their sexual orientation and ethinic identity

Gülen-linked journalist organization voices concern over profiling claims


The Journalists and Writers Foundation (GYV) released a statement expressing its concerns over the government’s claimed profiling of citizens, civic groups and public employees.


High judiciary board to probe sleeping officials during Gezi protester murder trial

Turkey’s top judiciary authority has launched an inquiry into a prosecutor and a judge, who were seen sleeping in the courtroom during the hearing of the Gezi protestor’s murder case

Judges withdraw from Gezi murder trial

Judges in the ongoing trial of a police officer who shot dead Gezi protester Ethem Sarısülük unexpectedly withdrew from the case

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