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A court on June 22 lifted foreign travel bans imposed on one of Turkey’s leading contemporary novelists, Aslı Erdoğan, and linguist Necmiye Alpay after they were put on trial on charges of “supporting terrorist groups.”
The mayor of Istanbul’s Beşiktaş district has apologized over a tweet shared on the municipality’s Twitter account celebrating Pride Week
An Istanbul court on June 19 rejected an objection to arrest filed for jailed main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) deputy Enis Berberoğlu
A 21-year-old woman who was attacked by a man in Istanbul on the grounds of “wearing a mini skirt during Ramadan” has applied to the prosecutor’s office for her assailant to be re-arrested, after he was released following his testimony at the police station
A new project that introduced female-priority carriages on intra-city trains in the northwestern Turkish province of Bursa has drawn criticism from some locals.
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ruled on June 20 that the Turkish government must pay compensation amounting to 54,000 euros to an Alevi foundation on the grounds of religious discrimination.
Some 17 suspects, including jailed journalists Nazlı Ilıcak, Ahmet Altan and Mehmet Altan, will appear before an Istanbul court on June 19 for the first time in a case into the media leg of the Fethullahist Terrorist Organization (FETÖ), which is widely believed to have perpetrated the July 15, 2016, failed coup.
Seventeen suspects, including jailed journalists Nazlı Ilıcak, Ahmet Altan and Mehmet Altan, for the first time appeared before court in Istanbul on June 19
June 16 will be the 100th day of the beginning of the hunger strike of two jailed educators, Nuriye Gülmen and Semih Özakça, in protest at being dismissed from their posts through state of emergency decrees.