The only aim of this Commission is to prevent or at least delay ECHR decisions for human rights breaches in Turkey.

Turkish government decided to establish a super commission “Commission for Examining/Screening State of Emergency Acts” even superior to Constitutional Court by Decree 685. The mission of this commission will be examining the dismissal of government servants, officers, academics, students and closure of institutions. This so-called Impartial Commission will be consist of 7 members, 5 of…

AKP coup commission members refuse to hear putschist general’s testimony

The parliamentary Coup Investigation Commission on Thursday declined to hear the testimony of putschist general Mehmet Dişli, the brother of a senior ruling party politician, due to the “nay” votes of governing Justice and Development Party (AKP) commission members. Click the link to read the article in TurkishMinute. http://www.turkishminute.com/2016/11/24/akp-coup-commission-members-refuse-hear-putschist-generals-testimony/  

Twelve questions Turkey’s journalists can’t ask

Freedom of the press has been one of the chief casualties of Erdoğan’s rule. He has confiscated newspapers, sued their editors, and imprisoned journalists. Reporters Without Frontiers ranks Turkey’s press freedom 151st (155 as of July ’17) in the world out of 180, below Vladimir Putin’s Russia. In the forthcoming year, as Erdoğan’s state of emergency and purge…