Green Party Of US Demands Release Of Eylem Tuncaelli And Naci Sönmez

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Since his election in 2014, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's administration has shown increased contempt for human rights and freedom of the press, with crackdowns on political opponents, arrests of [...]

Turkish Invasion Pits Neocons Against Traditional Imperialists

By Mike Whitney, -

US foreign policy in the Middle East is not merely adrift, it is in a state of severe crisis. Even as Turkish tanks and warplanes continue to pound US allies in northwestern Syria (The Kurds), [...]

Turkey Is On Brink Of Chaotic Battle For Territory, And ISIS Isn’t Main Threat This Time

By Vijay Prashad, -

By Vijay Prashad for AlterNet - The Turkish army build-up in Reyhanli sends a message to the rebels in Idlib province (Syria), where the Turkish proxies and the al-Qaeda groups have sheltered in [...]

Turkey: Show Trials Of Journalists Are A Travesty Of Justice

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By Staff of RSF - This week, ARTICLE 19 and Reporters Without Borders (RSF) are monitoring two trials of journalists in Turkey. On Monday 18 September they attended the first hearing in the trial [...]

Turkey’s ‘Justice March’ Leaves Erdogan With Difficult Options

By Leela Jacinto, -

By Leela Jacinto for France 24 - In a country that has seen a silencing of virtually all forms of opposition against the government, a startling spectacle has been unfolding in Turkey over the [...]

Three Way Conflict Between Kurds, Shia And Sunni Arabs In Syria

By Nauman Sadiq, -

By Nauman Sadiq. the ethnic and sectarian conflict in Syria and Iraq is actually a three-way conflict between the Sunni Arabs, the Shi’a Arabs and the Kurds. Although after the declaration of war [...]

Brutal Assault By Erdogan Guards Against Nonviolent Protest In DC

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By Staff of Popular Resistance - Hours after President Trump met with Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the White House, a bloody brawl broke out at a protest outside the Turkish Embassy [...]

Neoliberalism’s Crumbling Democratic Façade

By Joris Leverink, -

By Joris Leverink for ROAR Magazine - Years from now, when we look back at the 2010s, what will be the images that come to mind? Will we recall the wealth and prosperity brought to us by free [...]

Cumhuriyet, Latest Victim Of “Never-Ending Purge” Of Turkish Media

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By Staff of RSF - Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is appalled by the accelerating extinction of media pluralism in Turkey, with a police raid on Cumhuriyet, one of the last major opposition [...]

Turkey And Iran Reach Agreement On Conditions For Syria Peace

By Gareth Porter, -

By Gareth Porter for Truthout - In a stunning diplomatic surprise, Turkey and Iran have announced a preliminary agreement on fundamental principles for a settlement of the Syrian conflict. The [...]

Turkey – World Leader In Imprisoned Journalists

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By Staff of RSF - The witchhunt launched in the wake of the 15 July coup attempt in Turkey continues to take a heavy toll on journalists. In the draconian state of emergency imposed after the [...]

Turkey: Media Purge Intensifies In Coup Attempt’s Wake

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By Staff of RSF - Reporters Without Borders (RSF) deplores the growing persecution of critical media in the week since the 15 July coup attempt in Turkey. With the government’s response seeming [...]

Chill In US-Turkish Relations May Signal Ankara’s Shift Toward Moscow

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By Staff of Sputnik - Due to its unique geostrategic position, Turkey has long been important to the US as a NATO ally and a "bridge" between the West and the Arab world. However, clouds are [...]

Turkish Coup: Excuse For Hunt To Suppress Dissent

By Isil Sariyuce and Angela Dewan, -

By Isil Sariyuce and Angela Dewan for CNN - Istanbul (CNN)Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced the nation is imposing a three-month state of emergency in the aftermath of last week's [...]