Amnesty International calls on Merkel for Osman Kavala

Amnesty International has called on Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel to take initiative for the release of Turkish businessman and philanthropist Osman Kavala, ahead of her meeting on Friday with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in Istanbul. Kavala should be released, and Amnesty International honorary chairman Taner Kılıç should be acquitted,[Read More…]

Jailed and wanted Journalists in Turkey- Updated List

(As of November 8, 2019)   Show 102550100600 entries Search: Photo Name Media Outlet Medium Status Date Location Note: Mümtazer Türköne Yarına Bakış National Newspaper CONVICTED /JAILED PENDING APPEAL Jul 06, 2018 İstanbul Silivri Arrested on August 3, 2016. Sentenced to 10 years and 6 months in jail on July 6, 2018[Read More…]

NATO chief speaks as day 2 of tense summit kicks off

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg is due to speak as world leaders convene for the second day of the alliance’s 70th-anniversary summit after a tense opening on Tuesday. NATO leaders are expected to tell US President Donald Trump on Wednesday they are spending billions more dollars on their militaries in the[Read More…]

U.S. Senate to vote on Turkey sanctions next week

The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee is set to vote next week on legislation to slap Turkey with sanctions, the committee’s Chairman Jim Risch said on Tuesday. “We’re going to mark up the Turkey bill next week,” the Hill quoted Risch as telling reporters. Risch said Turkey has turned down an opportunity to avoid[Read More…]