Topic: Human Rights

ISTANBUL (Financial Times) — Police arrested senior members of the Turkish Medical Association on Tuesday, January 30, days after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan branded the group “terrorist lovers” for calling for a halt to[...]

  By Muriel Mirak-Weissbach Special to the Mirror-Spectator COLOGNE, Germany — On the 11th anniversary of the murder of Hrant Dink in front of his Agos office in Istanbul, Turks and Armenians and Germans gathered in several German[...]

ISTANBUL (DW) — Turkish media reported on Thursday, October 19, that prominent civil society figure and businessman Osman Kavala was detained Wednesday at Istanbul’s Atatürk Airport upon returning from the southeastern city of[...]

We write on behalf of the Workshop for Armenian-Turkish Scholarship and the Lepsiushaus Potsdam to express our deep concern about recent efforts by Turkish authorities to prevent scholars based in that country from participating in a[...]

ISTANBUL – On September 15, Hrant Dink’s birthday, the Hrant Dink Foundation presented the International Hrant Dink Award this year to Eren Keskin from Turkey and Ai Weiwei from China. The award is presented annually to people who work[...]

YEREVAN — In its third year, the Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity has received 750 submissions for 509 unique candidates. During the nomination period which opened the day after the 2017 prize was announced, and closed September 8,[...]