TURKISH police raided the office of a trade union website yesterday and arrested its editor for disputing Sunday’s constitutional referendum result.
Labour web portal Sendika.org editor Ali Ergin Demirhan was arrested in the dawn raid and his mobile phone and computer hard drive...
Friday 21st Apr 2017
posted by James Tweedie in World
Campaigners call on Theresa May to turn her back on Turkey
Thursday 20th Apr 2017
posted by Steve Sweeney in Britain
Referendum victory down to an ‘illegal decision’ say Erdogan opponents
Wednesday 19th Apr 2017
posted by Morning Star in World
The situation for human rights in Turkey is dire, and on course to become much worse, says ROSA GILBERT
posted by Morning Star in Features
Critics question ‘dubious’ constitutional referendum result
Tuesday 18th Apr 2017
posted by Ben Chacko in World
TURKEY’S constitutional changes endorsed in Sunday’s referendum threaten to take that country further down the road to fascism.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will assume sweeping new powers with which to pursue his authoritarian, neoliberal and Islamist agenda.
posted by Morning Star in Editorial
THE Council of Europe led international criticism of Turkey’s referendum yesterday, with its observers noting flaws in the democratic process.
Turkey is a member of the 47-country council, which is not an economic federation like the 28-state EU but aims to promote democracy and...
KURDISTAN Workers Party (PKK) fighters claimed responsibility yesterday for Tuesday’s bomb attack on a police station in Diyarbakir that killed three people.
Authorities initially said that the explosion, which killed a police officer and two civilian employees, occured during...
Thursday 13th Apr 2017
Exiled HDP MP FAYSAL SARIYILDIZ talks to the Star about how he has been barred from voting in Turkey’s forthcoming referendum amid a wider crackdown on democracy
Wednesday 12th Apr 2017
Britain’s relations with Turkey damages reputation, say MPs
Monday 27th Mar 2017