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“Privacy” of An ISIS Fighter Vs. Right to Information

“We are unable to inform you due to the privacy rights,” Turkey’s Justice Ministry responded foreign correspondent Alex Christie-Miller on the whereabouts of 3 ISIS fighters accused of killing 3 people.

Police Intervenes in Validebağ Grove, Detains Advocate

Police forcefully detained 5 individuals including advocate Can Atalay during protests to stop a demolition of a grove in Istanbul. 2 filed complaints against municipality workers for assault.

Student Journalist Arrested Due to One Statement

Mensur Küçükkarga, a journalism major and reporter, has been arrested upon an eyewitness statement that he has attended a Kobane protest in in Erzurum province.

Writers to Visit Border to Kobane

A group of writers will head to Turkey’s border this Saturday to reiterate their demands to open a corridor to Kobane.

Scholars For Peace in Solidarity With Saturday Mothers

Scholars For Peace, a group of academicians dedicated to the resolution of Turkey’s Kurdish problem, released a statement calling all their colleagues to be in solidarity with the Saturday Mothers of Turkey for their sit-in week 500.


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