The heat in the debate over main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu’s criticism against Turkey’s family minister has been turned up, with Kılıçdaroğlu firing back at President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan over his use of the word “pervert”
58% of the harassment reports appearing in media have taken place in school, study center, quran course, and juvenile rehabilitation centers in March. 41% of the harassers were teachers of the victims.
Notes from the freedom watch kept for imprisoned academics signing the declaration entitled “We will not be a party to this crime” in front of Bakırköy Prison.
The trial of prominent Turkish columnist Cengiz Çandar, accused of “insulting” President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in seven opinion pieces, was opened and immediately adjourned in Istanbul on April 6
A woman in Turkey’s northern province of Zonguldak is facing four years in prison for allegedly insulting President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Facebook, in a post written when Erdoğan was serving as prime minister in 2014
The Global Freedom of Expression Prize issued by U.S.’s prestigious Columbia University has been awarded to two academics and a lawyer from Turkey for their “excellence in legal services”
The massive recent leak of personal identity data is part of a “perception management operation” conducted by the “parallel structure,” Transport and Communications Minister Binali Yıldırım claimed on April 6, referring to the Gülen movement
The Ankara Chief Public Prosecutor’s Office launched an investigation on April 6 into reports of a massive data leak of the personal information of nearly 50 million Turkish citizens
Vía Erkan’s Field Diary http://ift.tt/1oFKc5t