Monthly Archives: October 2016

Turkey arrests 13 journalists after mass official firings – CNN

October 31, 2016
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CNN Turkey arrests 13 journalists after mass official firingsCNN(CNN) Turkey has arrested 13 journalists in an ongoing wave of government crackdowns following a coup attempt in July. Early Monday morning, Turkish police detained Murat Sabuncu, editor-in-chief of the newspaper Cumhurriyet, along with a dozen other …Turkey detains Cumhuriyet editor in chief Murat SabuncuAljazeera.comTurkey Detains Opposition Newspaper…

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Rory McIlroy joins Tiger Woods, withdraws from Turkish Airlines Open – CBS sports.com (blog)

October 31, 2016
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CBS sports.com (blog) Rory McIlroy joins Tiger Woods, withdraws from Turkish Airlines OpenCBS sports.com (blog)Rory McIlroy’s chances of becoming the first player to win the PGA Tour’s FedEx Cup and the European Tour’s Race to Dubai in the same season will take a serious hit as the star is withdrawing from next week’s Turkish Airlines…

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Turkey sacks 10000 more civil servants, shuts more media in post-coup cra… – Reuters

October 30, 2016
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Reuters Turkey sacks 10000 more civil servants, shuts more media in post-coup cra…ReutersTurkey has formally arrested more than 37,000 people and has already sacked or suspended 100,000 civil servants, judges, prosecutors, police and others in an unprecedented crackdown the government says is necessary to root out all supporters of Gulen …Turkey Shuts News Outlets, Tightens Anti-Terrorism…

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Turkish opposition lawmaker injured in gun attack in southeast Turkey – Deutsche Welle

October 30, 2016
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Deutsche Welle Turkish opposition lawmaker injured in gun attack in southeast TurkeyDeutsche WelleTurkish opposition lawmaker injured in gun attack in southeast Turkey. An influential Turkish opposition lawmaker has been injured after unidentified assailants attacked and shot him. The incident took place in a restaurant in the city of Aydin in …Turkish opposition lawmaker shoteNCATurkish main…

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Turkey sentences pro-Kurdish mayor to 1 year in prison – Fox News

October 29, 2016
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Voice of America Turkey sentences pro-Kurdish mayor to 1 year in prisonFox NewsISTANBUL – Turkey’s state-run news agency says the pro-Kurdish mayor of the southeastern city of Siirt has been sentenced to one year of prison on charges of “disseminating terrorist propaganda.” Anadolu Agency says Tuncer Bakirhan was not present at …Mass Suspensions of Teachers Stoke…

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Torture rife in Turkish prisons: Journalism breathes its last – The New Arab

October 29, 2016
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The New Arab Torture rife in Turkish prisons: Journalism breathes its lastThe New ArabRead these words not with your eyes but with your heart, your wisdom and your conscience, for these words are from a letter by 24-year-old Ayşenur Parıldak, a reporter from the now-closed Turkish daily, Zaman. She has been under arrest since 11…

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