70-year-old Kemal Gün is on hunger strike in Dersim for 82 days, demanding to take his son's body. Gün is fined to 18,387 lira due to “occupation of public space”.
Surviving the Suruç massacre, Gökçe Çetin and Merve Kanak told about the past 2 years, legal process and their expectation of justice.
Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew reacted against the fact that Halki Seminary is still closed. He stated that they welcome any idea for solution.
Agos' Armenian editor and columnist Pakrat Estukyan is granted with Armenian presidential award, which is given on May every year.
People who put black wreath in front of Agos and released threat messages are convicted for threat and public insult on the basis of difference of race and religion.
Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission, stated that Turkey will have no place in the EU, if capital punishment is brought back.
Historian Taner Akçam reveals another document of critical importance. In the telegram sent by III. Army Commander Mahmut Kamil Paşa to the regions from where Armenians had been deported, it was stated that the houses of the ones who hide Armenians will be burned.
The latest target of treasure hunters is Surp Dırtad Monastery in Doğanköy (Tortan) village of Erzincan. Locals are at a loss, since authorities don’t do anything despite their complaints about increasing attacks by treasure hunters.
The people who put black wreath in front of Agos on April 24, 2015 and made threatening statements were acquitted. The Court of Appeals reverse the decision of acquittal on the ground that the statement incite hatred and enmity.
Today is May 3, World Press Freedom Day. In Turkey, where crackdown on media is increasing day by day, 159 journalists are currently in jail and almost 2,500 journalists are unemployed. Press organizations from Turkey and other countries released solidarity messages on the occasion of May 3.