Rights
New York: The UN human rights office (OHCHR) expressed growing concern on Friday over the adoption by Turkiye’s Parliament of a package of amendments to various laws “that risk curtailing freedom of expression” in the country. more
Turkey: Anti-China protests gather pace, proscribed Hizb-ut-Tahrir now takes up Uyghur cause

Istanbul: The protests against China's 'Hunger Genocide' in East Turkestan under the pretext of controlling the Covid-19 pandemic, continues to gather support from Islamist gr ...

Uyghur Rights activists in Turkey demonstrate against Chinese policies

Istanbul: Uyghurs Rights activists in Turkey, as part of a global campaign “Stand4Uyghurs”, recently hosted  a protest to call out against the genocide being perpetrated ...

Turkey: Social activists interfere with volleyball match between China and Italy to raise Uyghur issue

Ankara: Several activists from Union of International East Turkistan NGOs on Thursday raised the concern of the Uyghurs by infiltrating a volleyball stadium in Turkey and disrupting the s ...

Turkey’s withdrawal from women’s protection treaty, ‘worrying step backwards’

New York: Turkey’s decision to withdraw from an important treaty on protecting women is “a very worrying step backwards”, a group of independent UN human rights experts ...

Women protest against sexism, violence in Istanbul on International Women’s Day: Reports

Ankara/Sputnik: Thousands of women took part in a demonstration held in Turkey’s Istanbul on International Women’s Day, the Cumhuriyet newspaper reports. According to the Tu ...

Turkey acts against anti-China protesters in apparent shift of stance on Beijing's Uighur policy

Istanbul: Turkey seems to have shifted its stance on China's Uighur policies in recent times going by its action of banning a gathering of Uighur activists on its soil.

Sucker for conquest symbolism: Journalist slams Turkish President over conversion of Hagia Sophia to mosque

Ankara: The conversion of the iconic Hagia Sophia to a mosque is being seen by experts as country's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's attempt to wage a war on Islamophobia.

Turkey says over 80,000 illegal migrants cross into Europe

Istanbul/Xinhua/UNI: Over 80,000 illegal migrants have so far crossed into Europe from Turkey's northwestern borders, Fahrettin Altun, communication director of the Turkish presidency ...

Erdogan says 18,000 refugees cross Turkey's borders to Europe

Hatay/Xinhua: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday that over 18,000 irregular migrants have so far crossed the Greek border after Turkey decided to open its border gate ...