Turkish parliament’s justice committee on Friday  accepted the bill to amend the controversial Article 301, which holds immense restrictions on freedom of speech in Turkey and in which Turkish ...

From Reporters Without Borders: Reporters Without Borders condemns the 11 April decision of a criminal court in Sanandaj, in Iran’s northwestern Kurdish region, to close the Kurdish-language dai...

Turkey’s violation of civil liberties continues with the latest development in the charges brought against 56 mayors for writing a letter to the Danish prime minister requesting him not to shut ...

Urge Turkey to abolish article 301 in which Leyla Zana was indicted under. Amnesty International is extremely concerned with the frequent use of Article 301 of the Turkish Penal Code (TPC) to prosecut...

From the online newspaper, Yeni Ozgur Politika, translated by Rasti: The identities of two of the eight people [Kurds] who had been taken by Bolu Brigade [Turkish counter-guerilla forces] from their h...

European Turkey Civic Commission (EUTCC) April 11, 2008 Leyla Zana, a well know political spokesperson for the Kurds in Turkey has been sentenced to two years imprisonment by a Turkish Court in the so...

Hold Accountable Those Responsible for Unlawful Killings Human Rights Watch (New York, March 24, 2008) said Syrian authorities should seek an independent investigation into the March 20 shootings by s...

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL LONDON AI Index: EUR 44/007/2008 Fifteen-year-old Cuneyt Ertus was arrested by police after Newroz (New Year) demonstrations on the 22nd of March in the south-eastern city of Hak...