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In Germany, Ozil Racism Row Sparks #MeTwo Debate

Thousands of people in Germany with migrant backgrounds are sharing stories of everyday discrimination under the hashtag #MeTwo, inspired by football star Mesut Ozil’s resignation from Germany’s national team over racism.

Mesut Ozil

European Parliament President: Turkey Becoming A ‘One-Man State’

The President of the European Parliament has warned that Turkey is “on the way” to becoming a “one-man state” under the leadership of  President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan (pictured). European Parliament President, Martin Schulz, made the comment in a sharply-worded interview with the German daily newspaper Kölner Stadt-Anzeiger


Erdogan Seeking Injunction Against German Media Executive

BERLIN (Reuters) – Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan (pictured) is seeking a preliminary injunction against German publisher Axel Springer’s chief executive Mathias Doepfner, German media cited Erdogan’s lawyer as saying on Monday. German media cited Ralf Hoecker, a lawyer for Erdogan,

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks during a press conference after the closing session of the 13th summit of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in Istanbul's Congress Center (ICC) on April 15, 2016.

Turkish Government Agency Promotes Martyrdom To Children

The Turkish Ministry of Religious Affairs is under heavy criticism after they published a comic glorifying Islamic martyrdom to children. A cartoon published in the April issue of the ministry’s Child Magazine, shows a dialogue between a child and his parents,


From AKP To HDP: The Main Parties In Turkey’s Vote

(AFP) – More than 54 million Turks are eligible to cast their votes in a snap election Sunday called following an inconclusive vote in June. After a deadly bombing in Ankara and a resurgence in the Kurdish conflict, opinion polls

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Turkish Writers Go On Trial for Printing Charlie Hebdo Cartoons

Facing up to four-and-a-half years in prison if found guilty, two Turkish newspaper commentators went on trial yesterday for illustrating columns with a cartoon of Mohammed.  Charges of “inciting public hatred” and “insulting religious values” were brought against Ceyda Karan and

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