Tag archive for ‘Turkey’
JinNews journalists released_Oct21, 2017_Turkey
By nsnbc On Saturday, October 21st, 2017
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Turkish reporters Duygu Erol and Habibe Eren, held by Anti-Terror Branch in Ankara, expected in court on Monday

nsnbc : Three of the five journalists arrested during early morning raids on Friday were released on Saturday while JinNews reporters Duygu Erol and Habibe Eren, who have been held in Anti-Terror Branch (TEM) in More...

Osman Kavala_Turkey_2017
By nsnbc On Friday, October 20th, 2017
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U.S. alarmed at arrests in Turkey, France worried about detention of Osman Kavala

nsnbc : U.S. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert has said the arrest of the prominent activist and businessman Osman Kavala was an example of a “very alarming trend” of the detention of civil society More...

Jinnews_Turkey_Jinnews journalists arrested_Oct 20, 2017
By nsnbc On Friday, October 20th, 2017
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Five more journalists in Turkey taken into custody in early morning raids

nsnbc : Five more journalists were taken into custody in raids carried out in the morning hours of October 20, 2017 in Turkey’s capital Ankara. Police took Jin News Editor Sibel Yükler, Jin News reporters More...

Iraq_Iraqi military_Kirkuk_2017_KAR
By nsnbc On Monday, October 16th, 2017
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Turkey ready to get involved in Iraq – Kurdistan war using PKK in Kirkuk as pretext

nsnbc : The government of Turkey has expressed its readiness to cooperate with the federal government of Iraq in Iraq’s Kurdistan Autonomous Region (KAR) where heavy clashes between Kurdish Peshmerga on one More...

Turkish troops in Idlib on reconnaissance before the main deployment.
By nsnbc On Monday, October 16th, 2017
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Turkey expands military deployment in Syria to encircle Syrian – Kurdish YPG

nsnbc : Turkey’s military has been expanding its deployment in northwest Syria with the stated goal of encircling the Syrian – Kurdish People’s Protection Units in Idlib province. Turkey uses the More...

Mesale Tolu_Istanbul_Turkey
By nsnbc On Thursday, October 12th, 2017
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Turkish court started terror trial of Etkin News Agency translator Mesale Tolu

nsnbc : The first hearing of the trial of Turkey’s Etkin News Agency translator Mesale Tolu was held at Istanbul’s 29th Heavy Penal Court in Silivri on October 11. She is being charged with “being More...

Ayla Albayrak_WSJ_Turkey_Oct 2017
By nsnbc On Wednesday, October 11th, 2017
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Turkey: Court sentences WSJ reporter Ayla Albayrak to two years for terrorist propaganda

nsnbc : A court in Turkey sentences US-based Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reporter Ayla Albayrak to 2 years and 1 month in prison for “propagandizing for a terrorist organization”. Ayla Albayrak who has More...

Turkish troops in Idlib on reconnaissance before the main deployment.
By nsnbc On Tuesday, October 10th, 2017
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Islamist terrror hordes against Kurds: Turkey’s armed forces started “reconnaissance” in Syria’s Idlib province

nsnbc : The General Staff of Turkey’s Armed Forces announced that it has launched reconnaissance activities in the de-confliction zone established in Syria’s Idlib province. Turkish troops have repeatedly More...

Amnesty Turkey_2017_archives
By nsnbc On Monday, October 9th, 2017
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Turkish prosecutor seeks up to 15 years in jail for human rights activists

nsnbc : A prosecutor in Istanbul has completed an indictment into 11 human rights activists who were detained in July 2017 during a meeting on Büyükada Island, demanding up to 15 years in jail on terror charges More...

Turkish academics charged on terrorism charges for peace initiative_2017_Turkey
By nsnbc On Friday, October 6th, 2017
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Turkish court indicts academics on trumped-up terrorism charges for signing peace declaration

nsnbc : An indictment has been issued for academics from İstanbul, Galatasaray, Bogazici, Mimar Sinan, Nisantasi and Yeni Yüzyil Universities who have signed the peace declaration “We will not be a party More...