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Turkey Crackdown

Turkey Shuts Media Outlets, Fires 10,000 Civil Servants Over Coup Attempt

Reuters | Chloe Angyal | Posted 10.30.2016 | Home

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey said it had dismissed a further 10,000 civil servants and closed 15 more media outlets over suspected links with terrorist...

Turkey Removes Two Dozen Elected Mayors In Kurdish Areas

Reuters | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 09.11.2016 | Home

DIYARBAKIR, Turkey, Sept 11 (Reuters) - Turkey appointed new administrators in two dozen Kurdish-run municipalities on Sunday after removing their ele...

After Massive Crackdown, Turkey To Release 38,000 Prisoners To Make Space For Alleged Coup Plotters

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 08.17.2016 | Home

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey will release some 38,000 prisoners under a penal reform announced on Wednesday as the arrests of tens of thousands of peop...