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Germany Tightens Screws on International Funds to Turkey and Turkish lira loses value rapidly…

In Uncategorized on October 26, 2017 at 16:52

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Bloomberg – More stories by Birgit Jennen – Oct 25, 10:22 AM

The German government is wielding its influence with international development institutions to restrict financing to Turkey over an escalating political dispute, people familiar with the matter said. Germany is actively working to cut funding to

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Freedom House – Nate Schenkkan – Oct 23, 4:00 AM

In a bizarre case against human rights activists, prosecutors are stretching the definition of terrorism beyond all recognition. On October 17, a court in Turkey accepted an indictment for membership in a terrorist organization against 11 human

 

Bloomberg – More stories by Kerim Karakaya – Oct 20, 12:59 AM

Turkey’s sovereign wealth fund has approached international banks including China’s ICBC for a loan, people with knowledge of the matter told Bloomberg, showing its first signs of life after more than a year of inactivity brought on by internal

 

As the diplomatic dispute lingers, Turks and Americans are struggling with the effects, and the United States is demanding protection for its consular staff.
Reuters

October 21, 2017 / 1:30 PM / in a few seconds ANKARA/ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Six Turkish banks face billions of dollars of fines from U.S. authorities over alleged violations of sanctions with Iran, the Haberturk newspaper reported on Saturday, citing

ipi.media – Silvia Morales – Oct 19

Dear IPI members, colleagues and friends, As you might know, I was detained and jailed in Istanbul’s infamous Silivri prison together with eight other colleagues from the Cumhuriyet daily newspaper at the end of last October. This was an arbitrary

 

amnesty.org

It should have been an ordinary day for İdil Eser, director of Amnesty Turkey. She was attending a meeting with colleagues in Istanbul on 5July 2017, when the police raided the building and arrested them. Neither İdil or her colleagues

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