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Turkish Journalists Association: We Never Forget Hrant Dink

Turkish Journalists Association Chair Turgay Olcayto has said, “Hrant Dink was a value for the society because of his belief in democracy and human-focused works” in a statement commemorating the 12th anniversary of the murder of the journalist. from bianet … Continue reading

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BERKİN ELVAN TRIAL: Expert Report Says Gas Canister ‘Highly Likely’ Fired by Defendant Police Officer

According to the expert witness report of the Berkin Elvan case, which continued today, the gas canister that caused the death of Elvan was “highly likely” fired by defendant officer Fatih Dalgalı. from bianet http://bit.ly/2T4yQIF via CHPEU

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REPORT BY MEDIA AND LAW STUDIES ASSOCIATION: ‘Half of Journalists Put on Trial Behind Bars’

The Media and Law Studies Association (MLSA), which monitored over 90 court sessions in 71 trials with the International Press Institute (IPI) in the second half of 2018, has released its “Justice Monitoring Report: Freedom of Expression Trials in Turkey”. … Continue reading

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Women Who Abandon Headscarves Make Their Voices Heard With #10yearchallenge

The #10yearchallenge has become a platform for women who abandoned their headscarves in Turkey. Sharing their photos with and without headscarves, women make their struggle more visible. from bianet http://bit.ly/2T6T8RF via CHPEU

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REPORT ON SOCIAL COSTS OF STATE OF EMERGENCY: ‘83 Percent of State of Emergency Victims Want to Leave Turkey’

The State of Emergency Report, which was prepared based on interviews with 3,376 participants, has emphasized that not the supremacy of law, but “the law of the supreme” has been prevailing in Turkey for the last two years. from bianet … Continue reading

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Youth Unemployment on the Rise in 2 Countries in Europe, One of Them Turkey

The unemployment rate among young adults (age 15-24) has been gradually increasing in Turkey. In fact, there are only two countries in Europe, whose youth unemployment rates are constantly rising: Iceland and Turkey. from bianet http://bit.ly/2T9zwwn via CHPEU

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REPORT ON PARTICIPATION OF MEN AND WOMEN ON TV PROGRAMS: DEMIS: Women are Not Present on TVs in Turkey

A new media report released by the Association for Development, Migration and Social Policies has shown that men are seen five times more than women on discussion programs which are aired on prime time. from bianet https://ift.tt/2SE7fO3 via CHPEU

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Turkey’s Postal Service Handed Over to Wealth Fund, Again

In a new presidential decree, shares of the Post and Telegraph Organization (PTT) have been handed over to the Wealth Fund, which is chaired by the President. The fund already holds the shares of the PTT for almost two years. … Continue reading

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2 Thousand 880 Citizens of Turkey Apply for EU Asylum in October

In October 2018, 2 thousand 880 citizens of Turkey applied for asylum in EU countries. 17 thousand 300 citizens of Turkey are currently awaiting reply for their applications. from bianet https://ift.tt/2SKokWw via CHPEU

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Human Rights Association: We Condemn Operation Against Civil Society and Academia

Human Rights Association has released a written statement, emphasizing that they condemn the operations launched against academics and civil society representatives. from bianet https://ift.tt/2OSgZ4Y via CHPEU

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