The report titled “Challenges and Opportunities of Refugee Integration in Turkey” is issued.
HDP Kars MP Ayhan Bilgen is arrested. Diyarbakir Chief Public Prosecutor's Office had issued an arrest warrant for Bilgen.
HDP Adana MP Meral Danış Beştaş was detained and released provisionally before. Yesterday, the prosecutor objected the release. After the objection, Beştaş was detained again and then arrested.
American-Armenian scholar Ronald Grigor Suny was the speaker of human rights and freedom of expression conference, which is held once in a year in Boğaziçi University in memory of Hrant Dink. He made a presentation titled “The Crisis of Contemporary Democracy”. We talked to Suny about this crisis in terms of Turkey and world and its relation to populism.
Full text of the speech that Rakel Dink gave on the 10th anniversary of the murder of Hrant Dink.
On the 10th year of the murder, Hrant Dink is commemorated where he was shot.
Human Rights Watch reviews more than 90 country in World Report 2017. HRW, in Turkey chapter of that report, states: “The crackdown that followed the coup attempt was symptomatic of the government’s increasing authoritarianism."
Prof. Dr. Nilgün Toker Kılınç, who signed the “Academics for Peace” declaration and is dismissed with the recent emergency decree, thinks that dismissal is an “act of vengeance” rather than punishment.
We talked to Assoc. Prof. Murat Sevinç, a faculty member of Ankara University School of Social Sciences, about the content of the proposed constitutional amendments and their outcomes.