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In the 23rd day, Justice Marchers Enter İstanbul…

In Uncategorized on July 7, 2017 at 14:39

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The Justice March CHP from Ankara to İstanbul is on its 23rd day.

A Long March for Justice in Turkey

Kemal Kilicdaroglu, the leader of Turkey’s Republican People’s Party, is leading tens of thousands on a march for justice from Ankara to Istanbul.

March for Turkey’s jailed judges highlights purge on dissidents

Erdoğan accused of crippling democracy with hundreds from judiciary, media and civil service still detained after coup attempt

Nesrin Şimşek remembers in vivid detail the moment she was released from prison and was reunited with her infant son. “I cried for a month after I saw my baby again,” recalled the former Turkish judge. “He had given up breastfeeding while I was in jail, and in every dream I saw my child, and I was trying to give him milk.”

 

The ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) has intensified its rhetoric against the main opposition Republican People’s Party’s (CHP) “justice march” from Ankara to Istanbul, claiming that it is “susceptible to the abuse of terrorist actions.”

Thousands trek in ‘Justice March’ from Ankara to Istanbul

Kocaeli, Turkey (CNN) Hobbling around with bandages on her feet at a rest stop just 70 kilometers (about 43 miles) from Istanbul, Pakize Yucekan is …

Veli Saçılık, who was fired by decree from his job as a sociologist, says he has been accused of membership in a terrorist group

A one-armed man who became a symbol of opposition to escalating repression in Turkey as he protested to get his job back has said a government investigation has been opened against him.

sendika.org, the news website subjected to most access blocks, has applied for a Guinness World Record. The website is now online at the address sendika50.org

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