Security sweeps take place regularly across Turkey, with large numbers of people detained. Opponents of the AKP have said the government has been using the fight against terror to stifle dissident voices in the news media and using the politics of fear…
Turkish soldiers stand guar near the Turkey-Syrian border post in Sanliurfa, on September 4, 2015, as they wait for the arrival of the hearse carrying the body of three-year old Aylan Kurdi , whose lifeless body washed ashore on a Turkish beach.
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People wave flags outside the AK Party headquarters in Ankara, Turkey November 1, 2015. REUTERS/Umit Bektas. People celebrate on the roof of a car outside the headquarters of Turkey’s pro-Kurdish HDP opposition party in Diyarbakir, TurkeyNovember …
DIYARBAKIR, Turkey (Reuters) – Turkish police fired tear gas against protesters in the mainly Kurdish city of Diyarbakir on Sunday after an election that saw President Tayyip Erdogan’s hold on th