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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Turkey’s main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) has once again called on the country’s Constitutional Court to release its jailed lawmaker Enis Berberoğlu.
The Syriac Alliance Union penned a letter to Culture Minister Ertuğrul Günay for a 1,500-year-old Aramaic Bible that remained in the state’s possession for 12 years to be handed over to them, claiming it belonged to the Syriac Christian community.
A group of Turkish artists from various disciplines, called “Artists’ Initiative,” launched a petition campaign yesterday to protest against the government.
The doors of a number of houses belonging to members of the Alevi community in the eastern province of Adıyaman were marked with crosses
A prison guard who allegedly mistreated an arrested reporter has been temporarily removed from his post, daily Vatan reported.
A decision to allow Turkey’s minority–run newspapers to take a share of official bulletins and announcements that authorities pay publications to print has come into effect, with the new amendment published in the Official Gazette Feb. 28.
Following Greek Orthodox Patriarch Bartholomew’s visit to Parliament’s constitution-making...
The Mor Çatı (Purple Roof) Women’s Shelter Foundation has said the new draft bill designed to prevent domestic violence is not capable of protecting women, but will only protect “women’s place within the family.”
The expatriate Syriac Christian community in Europe has rolled into action to create greater public awareness of the alleged Syriac genocide of 1915 with plans to erect a genocide memorial in the Armenian capital of Yerevan in April.