Human rights in Turkey
Human rights in Turkey are protected by a variety of international law treaties, which take precedence over domestic legislation, according to Article 90 of the 1982 Constitution.The issue of human ri...
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Capital punishment in Turkey
As of 2004, Turkey does not have capital punishment. Since October 1984, Turkey has not executed any prisoners. Prior to that date executions would usually happen after military interventions. Adnan M...
Torture in Turkey
The widespread and systematic use of torture in Turkey was first observed by Amnesty International (AI) after the 1971 Turkish coup d'état.
The history of torture goes back to the Ottoman Empire. ...
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Freedom of religion in Turkey
Turkey is a secular country per Article 24 of the Constitution of Turkey. Secularism in Turkey originates from Mustafa Kemal Atatürk's Six Arrows of republicanism, populism, laïcité, reformism, nation...
Censorship in Turkey
Censorship in Turkey is regulated by domestic and international legislation, the latter taking precedence over domestic law, according to Article 90 ("Ratification of International Treaties") of the C...
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Human rights of Kurdish people in Turkey
Human rights of Kurdish people in Turkey looks at the human rights of Kurds in Turkey.
In Turkey, the only language of instruction in the education system is Turkish.The Kurdish population of Turk...
Women in Turkey
The role of women in contemporary Turkey is defined by an ongoing gender equality struggle, contributing elements of which include predicate conditions for EU membership candidacy, prevalent political...
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LGBT rights in Turkey
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) persons in Turkey face legal challenges not experienced by non-LGBT persons. Both male and female same-sex sexual activity has been legal in the Republic of ...
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Discrimination in Turkey
In Turkey racism and ethnic discrimination are prevalent in its society and throughout its history, and this racism and ethnic discrimination is also institutional against the non-Muslim and non-Sunni...
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Taksim Square massacre
The Taksim Square massacre relates to the incidents on 1 May, 1977, the international Labour Day on Taksim Square in Istanbul, Turkey. The event came within the scope of the wave of political violence...
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Racism in Turkey
In Turkey racism and ethnic discrimination are prevalent in its society and throughout its history, and this racism and ethnic discrimination is also institutional against the non-Muslim and non-Sunni...
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People's Liberation Army of Turkey
People's Liberation Army of Turkey (Turkish: Türkiye Halk Kurtuluş Ordusu, abbreviated THKO) was an armed underground far-left movement in Turkey. It was founded at the Middle East Technical Unive...
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The Twenty Classes
The incident of the Twenty Classes (Turkish: Yirmi Kur'a Nafıa Askerleri, literally: "Soldiers for Public works by drawing of twenty lots", or Yirmi Kur'a İhtiyatlar Olayı, literally: "Incident of the...
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Revolutionary Party of Kurdistan
Revolutionary Party of Kurdistan, known as Kürdistan Devrim Partisi in Turkish and Partiya Şoreşa Kürdistan (PŞK) in Kurdish is an illegal political party active in Turkey. The aim of the party is to...
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Censorship of YouTube
Censorship of YouTube, the third-most visited website in the world in 2010, 2011, and 2012 according to Alexa Internet, has and continues to occur in many countries throughout the world.
YouTub...
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Yeşilyurt Feces Case
42°08′20″E / 37.30833°N 42.13889°E / 37.30833; 42.13889The Yeşilyurt Feces Case(Turkish: Yeşilyurt Dışkı Yedirme Davası or Yeşilyurt Bok Yedirme Davası) refers to the affair t...
Kurdish rebellions
This is an incomplete list of Kurdish uprisings.
United Communist Party of Turkey
United Communist Party of Turkey (in Turkish: Türkiye Birleşik Komünist Partisi) was a political party in Turkey. The leadership of two banned parties Communist Party of Turkey (TKP) and Workers Party...
Yumak and Sadak v. Turkey
Yumak and Sadak v. Turkey (application No. 10226/03) was a case before the European Court of Human Rightson the requirement for parties standing in Turking parliamentary elections to meet the threshol...