Showing posts with label curfew. Show all posts
Showing posts with label curfew. Show all posts

Friday, April 22, 2016

Journalists and Academics on Trial in Turkish Free Speech Cases

Journalists and Academics on Trial in Turkish Free Speech Cases
Four academics and two journalists are on trial in Turkey Friday in separate cases related to increasingly restricted free speech in the country under President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Sunday, February 28, 2016

Nearly 3,000 Kurds protest in Strasbourg in front of the Council of Europe

Nearly 3,000 Kurds from across Europe have been demonstrating in Strasbourg since Monday to "denounce the silence of the European institutions" faced with an operation directed by Ankara in the southeastern Turkish city of Cizre, and to call them to action.

Monday, February 1, 2016

Hungary anti-terror plan is 'attack on human rights' - Amnesty

Amnesty International on Monday slammed plans by the Hungarian government to introduce sweeping anti-terror laws including curfews and Internet restrictions, calling the proposal an "attack on human rights".

Thursday, January 14, 2016

European court dismisses requests to lift curfews in Turkey’s southeast

The European Court of Human Rights has dismissed demands for an interim injunction to lift ongoing curfews in two southeastern districts where operations against militants of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) are continuing.

Five million of our brothers: It is Turks who will shape Europe's future

Europe's future depends on the Turks who live there, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a large public rally on Thursday.