Category Archives: police

Firearms, Teargas, Trained Dogs against Prisoners in Turkey

Turkish parliament has been rocked by the infamous national security bill over the past few weeks. Government has tried all methods to pass the bills disregarding the constitution and international agreements Turkey is a signatory to. The new bill has … Continue reading

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Reduced Prison Sentence for Murderers of Teenager during #OccupyGezi

Ali İsmail Korkmaz, a lively teenager at the age of 19. A university student. Socially aware and responsible young person. He was beaten to death during Turkey’s Occupy Gezi protests in Eskişehir by a team of policemen, shopkeepers and pro-government … Continue reading

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“Çarşı” the Ultras to Hold Protest Rally in Cologne

  Gezi Park was raided by the police and most people were losing hope when Çarşı started a call for solidarity and asked for 100 gas masks to take back the park. Raising hopes in doing so, the ultras have … Continue reading

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Possible Imprisonment of Tweeps: Crime of Criticism

Draconian internet laws in Turkey are deepening yet once again with a new reform package that will bring by new measures against freedom of speech in Turkey. Previously, the government has already tried to silence masses through censorship measures, surveillance … Continue reading

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6 Cities under Curfew, More Than Dozen Killed in Turkey

The Kobane in Syria’s Kurdish region has been resisting against ISIS for days and in the last days situation has been worsening due to ISIS advances. Civilians have been fleeing and taking refuge in Turkey, hundreds of thousands have been … Continue reading

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Police Raids on Critical Media Newsportals in Turkey

After Gezi Park protests hundreds of journalists lost their jobs, dozens of media portals bowed down to authority and gave in. There were a few courageous journalists who tried to stand up straight and carry out their duty towards public … Continue reading

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Policeman in Turkey gets fined for Facebook status update

  A policeman in Turkey received fine, or better put it as deduction from his wage and 6 months blocking of getting promoted. The reason for all this is a simple status update on the policeman’s personal Facebook account. Bilecik … Continue reading

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Operation “Peace” in Istanbul brings 14.500 police to streets

Istanbul Metropolitan Police Chief Selami Altınok declared the Operation Peace which includes 14.500 policemen from anti-terrorism squads, smuggling and organized crime combat troops, security forces, traffic police, narcotic desk. The operation encompassed 39 districts and counties in Istanbul and took … Continue reading

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Istanbul police starts massive operation with 1.000 cops

A massive operation has started in Istanbul with the participation of a thousand policemen consisting of special-ops, riot police and sweeneys. In two sub-regions in Esenler, streets have been blocked and all citizens are subjected to ID-controls, cars are being … Continue reading

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02:00 am – Midnight Raids Rock Turkish Police Force

A not-so-secretive home-raiding operation was unleashed just days after the Gulenist movement’s newspapers started revealing statistics of the AKP government’s increasing trade with the Israeli government despite the anti-Semitic, anti-Israeli rhetoric that is prevalent in the AKP party. The operation … Continue reading

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