Trial adjourned until October for journalist accused of...

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The trial of managing editor for the BirGün daily, Barış İnce, who has been charged with insulting the president, was adjourned until October 22 at Tuesday's hearing. İnce wrote an article entitled “They lined their pockets twice,”…

Turkey marks Gezi’s second anniversary with police lo...

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Riot police and water cannons stood on alert on May 31 as Taksim Square and Gezi Park, alongside numerous roads and metro stations leading to Taksim, were closed to prevent gatherings called by Taksim Solidarity, a collective organization…

CHP boycotts Turkey-EU Joint Parliamentary Commission m...

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The 76th Turkey-EU Joint Parliamentary Commission (KPK) meeting is held on March 19. AA Photo The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) boycotted the 76th Turkey-EU Joint Parliamentary Commission (KPK) meeting on March…

Socialist International wary over attacks on CHP and fa...

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Luis Ayala, the Chilean secretary-general of the Socialist International, came to Turkey last week to express concern about the media campaign by pro-government papers against the main opposition, the social democratic Republican People’s…

Meeting of the SI Mediterranean Committee Valencia, Sp...

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  On 13-14 February the SI Mediterranean Committee convened in Valencia, Spain, hosted by the Spanish Socialist Workers’ Party, PSOE. The discussions focused on two main themes: “The essential new impetus for peace and security in…

Former cameraman dies after being handcuffed in Turkey-...

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A former news cameraman in Turkey has died after suffering a heart attack while arguing with traffic police, who handcuffed him despite him warning about his health. Yılmaz Koçyılmaz, who became an investor in an organic farm after working…

The International Condemnation from Socialist Internati...

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President of the Tunceli Bar Association and Veli Ağbaba  are punished due to used their fundamental right and freedom .  Vice President of the Socialist International Umut Oran:  "The only way out for Turkey of this unsustainable situation…

Charlie Hebdo:Turkish court orders ban on web pages fea...

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Charlie Hebdo: Turkish court orders ban on web pages featuring front cover Court orders ban on accessing online news portals which feature satirical magazine’s depiction of the prophet Muhammad A police officer stands guard at the…

Turkey Rocked By Charlie Hebdo Cover - The Wall Street ...

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Court Moves to Block Websites Featuring Cartoon, Police Raid Cumhuriyet Newspaper ISTANBUL—A Turkish court on Wednesday blocked access to some websites featuring the latest Charlie Hebdo magazine cover depicting the Prophet Muhammad,…