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German writer and journalist Gunter Wallraff, second right, joins demonstrators holding placards as they stage a protest outside a court where the trial of about a dozen employees of the Cumhuriyet daily newspaper on charges of aiding terror groups, continues in Istanbul, Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017. Most of them were released from prison earlier this month, but four of them, including editor-in-chief Murat Sabuncu and investigative journalist Ahmet Sik, are still in prison. (Image: Lefteris Pitarakis)
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Turkey Purges Continue as Nearly 19,000 Civil Servants Dismissed

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Nearly 160,000 people from all walks of life have been fired from their jobs and over 50,000 arrested since the 2016 coup attempt Abhijan Choudhury / The Dawn News/ 13th June 2018 Turkey witnessed yet another crackdown on government employees on July 8 as 18,632 civil servants were dismissed through […]

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Palestinians urge Turkish people to reject Israel ties
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Palestinians urge Turkish people to reject Israel ties

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Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee (BNC)The Electronic Intifada 2 September 2016 While strongly supporting the aspirations of the people of Turkey to restore and enhance democracy and respect for human rights and international law, the Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC) denounces the rapprochement agreement signed in June by the […]

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Turkey and Erdoğan: Rise and Fall?
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Turkey and Erdoğan: Rise and Fall?

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By: Immanuel Wallerstein / Source: Rebelion / The Dawn News / August 1, 2016. Turkey is presently governed by the Justice and Development Party (AKP in its Turkish initials). The AKP was co-founded in 2001 by Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. He became Prime Minister in 2003 and served until 2014, when he became […]

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