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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
The number of private security personnel in Turkey has risen by 92 percent over the past six years, according to figures from the Interior Ministry.
Some 64 percent of parents in Turkey are worried about the security of their children as they go to school, Bahçeşehir University academic Professor Osman Öztürk has stated, commenting on the results of a recent study.
The owner of a kindergarten was arrested on Aug. 18 on charges of “involuntary cause of death” and “spoliation of crime evidence” after a three-year-old toddler died inside the school’s shuttle, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported.
A Russian tourist died on Aug. 21 after playing volleyball in the Kemer district of the southern province of Antalya where he was holidaying.
Police detained a man on Aug. 19 after he attacked a statue of Atatürk in the southeastern province of Diyarbakır, Doğan News Agency has reported.
A total of 22 provincial police chiefs have been reshuffled with a decree issued by the Interior Ministry published in the Official Gazette on Aug. 19.
Security forces killed at least five outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants in eastern and southeastern Turkey, the military and security sources said on Aug. 19.
Turkey’s Council of State has stopped the execution of a regulation on chemical castration, which was introduced last year against sex offenders, on the grounds that it can “lead to hard-to-recover and unrepairable damages.”
A total of 420 illegal migrants were apprehended off Turkey’s Aegean coast over the past week, Turkish Interior Ministry stated on Aug. 19.
More than 250 curfews were declared in Turkey over the last two years, according to the information gathered by the Human Rights Foundation of Turkey (HRFT) Documentation Center
A kindergarten in the Aegean province of İzmir was closed down on Aug. 18 after a three-year-old toddler died inside the school’s shuttle.