While Turkey is reducing its commitment to democratization and heading in a very autocratic direction under President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan ‘s rule, experts raise their concerns and disappointments about the Justice and Development Party
They spent three months in prison for publishing an article about Turkey’s arms transfers to Syria – now they face life sentences in a coming trial
Erdem Gül and Can Dündar charged with revealing state secrets for report alleging Erdoğan government tried to ship arms to Islamists in Syria
Turkey’s constitutional court on Thursday ruled that the rights of two Turkish journalists charged with revealing state secrets in a hugely controversial case had been violated, leading to their release after three months in jail.
Ahmet Davutoğlu says YPG units have been warned to withdraw from border territory captured from Syrian rebels
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