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Syrian musician Omar Souleyman held on terrorism charges in Turkey – Guardian

“Arrest relates to alleged membership of Kurdistan Workers’ party, which is proscribed by Turkey and the west” says Bethan Mckernan in Guardian. The Syrian musician Omar...

Turkish inflation nears 20% on rising food, energy costs – Al-Monitor

"While Turkey’s latest official inflation figures beat expectations, raising some concerns over data integrity, consumer prices are expected to keep rising amid growing global...

Turkish writer Ahmet Altan: ‘I went to prison, I came out, and I can go back again’ – Duvar

In his first interview since he was released from prison, Turkish writer Ahmet Altan has told people to speak up and not be afraid. "You can't make fear so ordinary. Fear is so ordinary now, and I don't think it's something we can accept so easily…I went to prison, I came out, and I can go back again," he said.

Claims From an Organized Crime Boss Rock Turkey’s Government

New York Times, May 18, 2021, Carlotta Gall, image: Cumhuriyet President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, already hampered by an economic crisis and a surge in coronavirus...

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