CHP leader Kılıçdaroğlu called judicial board either do their job properly or resign
CHP leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has slammed members of the Board of Judges and Prosecutors (HSK) for heeding to political pressure.
Wikipedia: We changed the content but why are we still banned in Turkey?
The content that caused trouble between Turkey and the Wikipedia has been changed but there is still a ban on Wikipedia.
Turkey is no longer a free country, according to the Freedom House report
Turkey’s status declined from 'Partly Free' to 'Not Free', according to a new report by the Freedom House on freedoms around the world.
Euro court fines Turkey 5,000 euros for closing Evrensel in 2001
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has fined Turkey 5,000 euros for temporarily closing the Evrensel newspaper in 2001.
Rights groups urge Turkey to release journalists
International rights groups issued a joint statement, condemning the court decisions to refuse to release imprisoned journalists Altan and Alpay.
New draft law foresees jail for killing and torturing animals
People found guilty of killing or torturing animals will be given up to seven years in jail, according to the new draft.
EMEP: If Iranian people win, democracy wins
The Labour Party of Turkey (EMEP): The people of Iran need the support of peoples, not the imperialists.
The Party of Labour of Iran (Toufan): Uprising is an expression of the accumulated anger
The Party of Labour of Iran (Toufan) noted that the recent uprising is an expression of the accumulated anger and dissatisfaction of the masses.
US court convicts Turkish banker Hakan Atilla in Iran sanctions-busting trial
Jury convicted Turkish banker Mehmet Hakan Atilla in a U.S. sanctions-busting case that has increased tensions between the two countries.
409 women killed, 387 children sexually abused in Turkey in 2017
409 women were killed and 387 children sexually abused in Turkey in 2017, according to data compiled by the 'We Will Stop Femicide' platform.
The new immunity decree is freeing purge attacks against civilians
The AKP government’s latest decree, granting legal immunity to civilians criticised by the opposition parties and NGO's.
Ahmet Şık's 'blocked' statement on the trial of Cumhuriyet
We are publishing the full text of journalist Ahmet Şık's statement blocked on the trial of Cumhuriyet, on 25 December.
100th anniversary of the October Revolution celebrated in İstanbul
Labour Party of Turkey (EMEP) held a celebration in İstanbul as a part of the 100th-anniversary celebrations of the October Revolution.
Worker protests increased in 2017
A report on working-class protests reveals this week that in the first 6 months of 2017 there was an increase in worker protests in Turkey.
Erdoğan describes Israel as an ‘occupying state’ but trade remains unaffected
Erdoğan describes Israel as an “occupying terror state” but the trade between Turkey and Israel has continued to increase.
CPJ: Turkey is the worst in world for jailed journalists for second year
Turkey was ranked as the country where the most journalists are imprisoned in the world for the second year to the latest annual report by the CPJ.
EMEP: Trump's Jerusalem decision is a serious provocation
EMEP: Trump's Jerusalem decision is a serious provocation. We call all workers and labourers to support the just cause of the Palestinian people.
Waiting is over at metal, workers' struggle continues
The insistence of metal employers, on a 3.2% pay increase was met with the action of refusing to do overtime with 100% participation of the workforce.
8th Congress of EMEP: United struggle against the one-man regime
Labour Party (EMEP) held its 8th Congress with the slogan of 'Let’s unite for peace and democracy against the one-man, one-party administration'.
Hunger-strike academic Nuriye Gülmen given conditional release
Hunger-striking Academic Nuriye Gülmen gets freed, while Semih Özakça and Acun Karadağ were acquitted.
Amnesty launches world’s biggest human rights campaign
Amnesty International launches its fifteenth global letter-writing campaign; Write for Rights.
Turkish-Iranian businessman Reza Zarrab pleads guilty in US
Turkish-Iranian gold trader Reza Zarrab has pleaded guilty in a billion-dollar economic sanctions-busting and money laundering scheme.
Kılıçdaroğlu: Erdoğan’s relatives sent millions of dollars to foreign company
CHP leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu said, he holds the transfer documents of millions of dollars sent by relatives of President Erdoğan on the Isle of Mann.
Turkey's religious authorities said, Bitcoin is 'not compatible with Islam'
Presidency of Religious Affairs responded a question about virtual currencies and said 'Bitcoin is not compatible with Islam'.
Court ruled that hunger striker Nuriye Gülmen must remain in prison
A court in Ankara ruled that hunger striking educator Nuriye Gülmen must remain in prison, rejecting the prosecutor’s request for her release.
Two workers killed at Zonguldak mine collapse
Two mine workers have died, while a third managed to escape after a coal mine collapsed in Zonguldak.
Erdoğan and Trump discussed developments in Syria
The US will stop supplying arms to YPG, President Trump told Erdoğan according to Ankara but White House only talked about 'adjustments to partners'.
Turkish capital bans all LGBTI screenings, exhibitions and events
Governor’s office of Ankara has banned the public showing of all films, exhibitions and events related to LGBTI issues, citing 'public sensitivities'.
Lebanon believes Hariri held in Saudi, wants foreign pressure
Lebanon believes Saad al-Hariri, who resigned as prime minister on Nov. 4 while in Saudi Arabia, is being held by Riyadh.
Unlicensed gun sales on the internet are increasing in Turkey
There are almost 25 million individually owned weapons at present in Turkey, some 85 percent of which are unlicensed.
Inflation in Turkey hits highest level in more than 13 years
Core inflation in Turkey jumps to 11.8 percent, highest since 2004. Headline inflation rate highest since 2008 at 11.9 percent.
Primary school pupil: I must die before I commit too many sins, mum!
In Religious Education (RE) lessons, students are taught to 'obey in the name of love', and are told that ‘those committing too many sins should die'.
Ankara mayor resigns after receiving 'orders' from Erdogan
Melih Gökçek, the long-serving mayor of the Turkish capital, Ankara, resigned after pressure from President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.
The claims and facts about the right of nations to self-determination
Claims and facts about the right of nations to self-determination, following the independence referendums in Iraqi Kurdistan and Catalonia.
State of Emergency in Turkey being extended for the 5th time
The state of emergency in Turkey (OHAL) is expected to be extended for another three months for the fifth time.
EMEP: Turkey is being dragged into an impasse in Idlib
EMEP criticises Turkey’s Idlib operation and AKP government’s foreign policy and says Turkey must lead the peace efforts.
Teacher, who said 'Children shouldn’t die' sentenced to 15 months
Teacher Ayşe Çelik who called into a national TV show and said 'Children shouldn’t die' is sentenced to 15-months imprisonment.
Women went onto the streets: These laws can’t be passed like this
Women went on to the streets in many cities in Turkey to protest the draft bill that gives religious leaders, the right to solemnise marriages.
Labour Party of Turkey: The decision of the peoples' must be respected
EMEP: Peoples' have the right to decide how they want to live and there can be no restriction placed on this right to self-determination.
Trade union conference with participants from 21 countries: Together and stronger!
Workers, unionists, trade union organisers, trainers and researchers from 21 countries participated in the conference, in Berlin on 6-8 September.
Kurds vote in referendum on independence
Iraqi Kurds are voting to decide on whether they want independence or to remain part of Iraq.
Turkey begins military exercise on Iraqi border
Turkish army launched a military exercise on Turkey-Iraq border just a week before the independence referendum in Kurdistan Federal Region.
Brazilians resist bankers’ government
Brazilian journalist Sandino Patriota wrote the developments that took place in the last year in his country for Evrensel Daily.
ITF mission to Turkey warns: ‘Further government repression likely’
ITF mission to Turkey today warned that the government there may be preparing a further wave of repression against trade unionists
Evrensel journalist Kemal Özer detained
Evrensel journalist and nature photographer Kemal Özer was detained by police in Dersim on Sepember 4.
'Blasting Turkey and Erdoğan reflects Europe’s narrowing horizon'
'Attacking Turkey and President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan' is a reflection of Europe’s 'narrowing horizon', presidential spokesperson İbrahim Kalın said.
Turkey’s foreign trade deficit up by 82.5 percent
Turkey’s foreign trade deficit increased by 82.5 percent in July compared with July 2016, according to official data.
Two more Germans detained in Turkey
German foreign ministry said, two more German citizens detained in Turkey.