Students at the Boğaziçi University in Istanbul were protesting AGAINST an action by Islamist students in support of the Turkish army's war in Afrin. Now, the protestors have been arrested by police. The country's president has vowed that they will be expelled because they are "terrorists".
When The Bastard of Istanbul was published in Turkey in 2006, the author was accused of insulting her homeland. Sadly, things have been getting worse since then …
Sat 13 Jan 2018 11.59 GMT
A protestor outside the court during Elif Shafak’s trial in Istanbul in 2006.
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Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan speaks to his supporters in Ankara on Monday and criticises international election observers who have cast doubt on Sunday’s referendum result. The vote, which gave Erdoğan sweeping new powers, has been judged by independent observers to have fallen short of international standards
Monday 17 April 2017 22.16 BST
The Turkish president’s bid to widen his powers by campaigning during the Dutch elections has sparked an all-out crisis
Sunday 19 March 2017 00.05 GMT
Supporters of Recep Tayyip Erdogan at a rally in Kelsterbach near Frankfurt am Main. There 1,4 million people in Germany eligible to vote in Turkey’s referendum in April.
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