WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A bipartisan majority of the U.S. Senate on Tuesday urged President Joe Biden’s administration to push Turkey to do more to protect human rights. Fifty-four of the 100 senators signed the letter, which accused Turkish President Recep
Turkey: Executive interference in the judiciary and in prosecutorial decisions are en-trenched problems, reflected in the authorities’ systematic practice of detaining, prosecuting, and convicting on bogus and overbroad terrorism and other charges. At the time of writing, an estimated 87
Executive Summary Turkey is a constitutional republic with an executive presidential system and a 600-seat parliament. The unicameral parliament (the Grand National Assembly) exercises legislative authority. In presidential and parliamentary elections in 2018, Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe
Since 15th of July; 2,099 schools and dormitories were shut down, the number of detained people is 122.000, the number of arrested people is 65.600. They are officers, reporters, lawyers, judges, teachers, academicians, even football players. They are arrested, tortured, jailed for very simple reasons.