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Lacey Ana Mazzarella Sentenced To Prison For 2-Year-Old Daughter's Death

Yahoo - 2021-01-14 18:53

Court sentences lawyer Mehmet Emin Aktar to 6 years in prison

ANF - 2021-01-14 12:28
Mehmet Emin Aktar, the former President of the Diyarbakır Bar Association, was sentenced to 6 years and 3 months in prison for allegedly "being a member of a terrorist organization". ...

Protest in Hesekê on day 2: Let's unite against isolation

ANF - 2021-01-13 16:31
The tent protest launched in Hesekê to support the prison resistance against the Imrali isolation is on its second day. Speakers called upon peoples to stand against the isolation. ...

Turkish man sentenced for 1000 years: A look at some of world's longest prison sentences | Deccan Herald

Deccanherald - 2021-01-13 11:13

141,078 years in jail: A look at world's longest prison sentences, World News | wionews.com

Wionews - 2021-01-13 01:53

Deposed co-mayor faces up to 15 years in prison

ANF - 2021-01-12 21:09
Up to 15 years in prison asked for Yenişehir District Municipality co-mayor İbrahim Çiçek, who was removed from office and replaced by a trustee. ...

Deposed co-mayor of Hakkari sentenced to 2 years in prison

ANF - 2021-01-12 17:57
The Turkish regime’s political genocide against the Kurdish people and their elected representatives continues unabated. ...

Sit-in launched in Berlin in solidarity with hunger strike in prisons

ANF - 2021-01-11 18:20
A five-day sit-in has been initiated in German capital Berlin to protest the Imrali isolation and to support the prison resistance. ...

Mezopotamya Agency journalist Aslan sent to prison

ANF - 2021-01-09 10:44
Repression of journalists continued in Turkey. Mezopotamy Agency correspondent Mehmet Aslan was remanded in custody in Antalya for alleged membership in a terrorist organization. ...

Three Kurdish Civilians Sent to Prison to Serve their Sentences

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2021-01-09 02:00
Three Kurdish civilians, Safar Nouri, Farhad Nouri and Shahram Kazemian, were sent to Orumiyeh Prison to serve their sentences. On Thursday, January 07, a Kurdish civil activist ‘Shahram Kazemian’ was arrested by… The post Three Kurdish Civilians Sent to ...

Hadi Yalçın dies in Edirne F Type Closed Prison

ANF - 2021-01-08 18:45
Hadi Yalçın, an ill prisoner who was in Edirne F Type Closed Prison, has lost his life. ...

Iran grants lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh medical leave from prison

Rûdaw - 2021-01-08 18:19

KCDK-E begins sit-in action in support of hunger strikers in prison

ANF - 2021-01-07 10:02
The KCDK-E has launched a call for activists in Europe to join the sit-in action to begin on 11 January in Berlin to support the hunger strike carried out in prisons. ...

New investigation against female HDP politicians in prison

ANF - 2021-01-06 08:49
In November, a cell block of female HDP politicians in Kandira was raided by security guards. It came out now that the raid took place because of a new investigation. ...

Kurdish Civilian Released on Bail

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2021-01-06 02:00
Aziz Nasiri, a civilian of Orumiyeh, was released from Orumiyeh Central Prison on bail of 500 million Tomans after 4 months of detention. He was arrested in Orumiyeh on September 4, and… The post Kurdish Civilian Released on Bail appeared first on KHRN. ...

Two Kurdish Civilians Sentenced to Imprisonment

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2021-01-06 02:00
In recent days, two Kurdish Civilians named Safar Nouri and Farhad Nouri were sentenced to one year in prison each by the Orumiyeh Court of Appeals, a reliable source told the Kurdistan human… The post Two Kurdish Civilians Sentenced to Imprisonment appea ...

Prison on lockdown after 2 staff members test positive for COVID-19

Yahoo - 2021-01-05 22:50

Demo in Istanbul in solidarity with hunger strikes in prisons

ANF - 2021-01-05 15:15
Demonstration outside the Bakirköy women's prison in Istanbul called for solidarity with hunger-striking political prisoners. "No one has a guarantee that they will not be in prison tomorrow," said HDP MP Züleyha Gülüm. ...

Iran Hands Writer 5-Year Prison Term for Translating Book Praising Syrian Kurdish Rebels After Trial Criticized as Unjust | Voice of America - English

Voanews - 2021-01-05 13:05

HDP denounces prison sentence of Kurdish former MP Leyla Güven | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2021-01-05 06:31

Death Row Prisoner at the Risk of Execution

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2021-01-03 02:01
Hemen Mostafaei, a Kurdish prisoner on death row, has been transferred to solitary confinement in Sanandaj Central Prison to serve his sentence. Hemen Mostafaei, born in 1989 and a resident of “Kani… The post Death Row Prisoner at the Risk of Execution ap ...

Our hearts remain in prison again this new year | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2021-01-02 21:52

Imam sentenced to prison over funeral prayer for HPG fighters

ANF - 2021-01-02 08:09
In 2019, Ali Akdağ was arrested in Şırnak for performing a funeral prayer for fallen guerrilla fighters, and an appeals court has since upheld the more than seven-year sentence against the imam. Now the Constitutional Court is reviewing the case. ...

Prosecutors urge prison time for L.A. Trump donor Imaad Zuberi - Los Angeles Times

Latimes - 2021-01-02 00:10

Letter from female prisoners: Our rights are being violated

ANF - 2021-01-01 08:59
Eleven women prisoners in Gebze Women's Closed Prison revealed the violations of their rights with the letter they sent. They said many rights were violated, including the right to be informed. ...

New Year's greeting from Leyla Güven

ANF - 2020-12-31 09:26
Imprisoned Kurdish politician Leyla Güven spoke to her daughter Sabiha Temizkan on the phone from prison. She thanks everyone for their solidarity with her and wishes everyone that the new year will bring better developments. ...

Woman who stabbed husband 193 times leaves prison

Yahoo - 2020-12-31 02:09

Zhang Zhan, Vaclav Havel, and ‘picking quarrels’

AEI - 2020-12-31 00:04
This week, the Chinese citizen journalist Zhang Zhan was sentenced to four years in prison on charges of “picking quarrels and provoking trouble.” Of course, this is not the first time “picking quarrels” has been used as a blanket tool of repression. The ...

MED TUHAD-FED releases yearly report on violations in prison

ANF - 2020-12-30 11:46
MED TUHAD-FED published a report on rights violations in prisons in 2020. In the report, it was stated that the prisoners' right to life is in danger, and it was emphasized that a delegation should be sent to Imralı. ...

Two Inmates At Butler Co. Prison Test Positive For COVID-19, Three Total Since Dec. 11

Yahoo - 2020-12-30 09:09

27 More Inmates At Westmoreland Co. Prison Test Positive For COVID-19

Yahoo - 2020-12-30 02:16

DIHA reporter sentenced to 7,5 years in prison

ANF - 2020-12-29 19:02
DIHA reporter Mazlum Dolan was sentenced to 7 years and 6 months in prison on terror charges. ...

Turkey sentences former opposition MP to 22 years in prison - Al-Monitor: the Pulse of the Middle East

Al Monitor - 2020-12-29 01:11

Lori Loughlin released from prison after nearly 2 months

Yahoo - 2020-12-28 17:34

Lori Loughlin released from prison

Yahoo - 2020-12-28 17:00

Prison doesn't give salt, lemon and sugar to hunger strikers

ANF - 2020-12-28 11:14
Salt, sugar and lemon are not given to prisoners on hunger strike in Tarsus. ...

A Kurdish Civilian Released on Bail

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-12-27 02:00
Vali Ghalvazi, a civilian of Sanandaj, was released from prison after 21 days of detention on a 200 million Tomans bail. He has reportedly lost 10 kilograms of weight due to severe… The post A Kurdish Civilian Released on Bail appeared first on KHRN. ...

Gunman who opened fire at Jeffersontown Kroger, killing 2 people, sentenced to life in prison

Yahoo - 2020-12-26 21:21

Court rejects application for release of Demirtaş

ANF - 2020-12-26 17:19
A court in Ankara has rejected the application for release from prison of former HDP leader Selahattin Demirtaş, citing the lack of a translation of the written ECtHR ruling into Turkish. ...

Lawyers file application for the release of Figen Yüksekdağ

ANF - 2020-12-26 09:11
An application was made for the release of HDP former co-chair Figen Yüksekdağ, who was taken hostage by the Turkish government and put in prison. ...

Sick prisoner on hunger strike against isolation

ANF - 2020-12-25 17:09
Three prisoners are on hunger strike together with sick prisoner Hadi Elçiçek, in Tarsus No 2 T Type Closed Prison. ...

Man on prison leave kills wife in Balıkesir

ANF - 2020-12-25 16:40
A man named Recep Kırtay, who was on prison leave, murdered his wife, Çiğdem Kırtay, in Balıkesir. ...

Solitary confinment punishment for prisoners on hunger strike

ANF - 2020-12-25 15:37
The Antalya L Type Closed Prison administration launched an investigation on the grounds of "making propaganda for an illegal organization" against prisoners on hunger strike and sentenced them to 11 days in solitary confinement. ...

Turkish exiled journalist Can Dündar sentenced to more than 27 years in prison on terror charges - CBS News

Cbsnews - 2020-12-24 17:26

Journalist Dindar Karataş faces 15 years in prison

ANF - 2020-12-24 13:51
Journalist Dindar Karataş, imprisoned in Turkey, faces 15 years in prison for his critical reporting on the deadly crackdown by Turkish security forces on Kurdish civilians. ...

PCF calls for release of political prisoners in Turkey

ANF - 2020-12-24 11:17
The Communist Party of France (PCF) said that the prison sentence handed out to DTK co-chair Leyla Güven is unacceptable. ...

Belgique : un an de prison avec sursis requis contre le policier accusé d’avoir tué Mawda, fillette kurde de 2 ans

Francetvinfo - 2020-12-24 03:01

Europe's human rights court calls on Turkey to release Demirtas

Kathimerini - 2020-12-23 18:21
prominent Kurdish politician Selahattin Demirtas, and said the justification for his years in prison... that Turkey should immediately release prominent Kurdish politician Selahattin Demirtas, and said... Kurdish southeast accused the army of standing by ...

Prison sentences demanded for journalists criticizing Afrin

ANF - 2020-12-23 16:09
Three left-wing journalists in Turkey are to be sentenced on terror charges for their criticism of Turkey's war of aggression against Afrin. They have already spent several months in pre-trial detention. ...

Journalist Can Dündar sentenced to over 27 years in prison

ANF - 2020-12-23 11:47
Turkish journalist Can Dündar was sentenced in absentia to more than 27 years in prison. ...

Leyla Güven transferred to Elazığ

ANF - 2020-12-23 09:43
Kurdish politician Leyla Güven has been transferred to a prison in Elazığ. For several hours her whereabouts were unknown, lawyers received no information about the transfer. ...

Kurdish Political Prisoner Announced Hunger Strike

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-12-23 02:02
Mustafa Sabzi, a Kurdish political prisoner, went on a hunger strike in protest to the sabotage of a supervising judge and Orumiyeh prison officials to agree with his request for leave. According… The post Kurdish Political Prisoner Announced Hunger Strik ...

Getting smart on prison education

AEI - 2020-12-23 00:04
Increasing educational resources can help us shift from a strictly punitive understanding of incarceration to one that seeks to balance punishment for crimes with a commitment to rehabilitation and a hope for a better future. We need both. The post Gettin ...

European Court of Human Rights calls on Turkey to release Kurdish leader Selahattin Demirtas

E-Kurd - 2020-12-22 22:30
ANKARA,— The European Court of Human Rights ruled on Wednesday that Turkey should immediately release prominent Kurdish politician Selahattin Demirtas, and said the justification for his years in prison was cover for limiting pluralism and debate. The Gra ...

42 inmates test positive for COVID-19 in Turkey’s Düzce Prison as cases soar - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2020-12-22 19:22

Former HDP MP Leyla Guven sentenced to 22 years in Turkish prison | Morning Star

Morningstaronline - 2020-12-22 12:17

Leyla Güven is in Diyarbakır Women's Closed Prison

ANF - 2020-12-22 11:44
DTK co-chair Leyla Güven, who was sentenced to 22 years in prison, has been sent to Diyarbakır Women's Closed Prison. ...

HDP rejects hostile sentence imposed on Leyla Güven

ANF - 2020-12-22 09:39
The HDP said in its statement: "The sentence of 22 years and 6 months in prison in the legal case in Diyarbakır against Ms Leyla Güven is the result of the applied enemy law." ...

Leyla Güven: la Turquie condamne une politicienne kurde à 22 ans de prison - News 24

News 24 - 2020-12-22 09:24

Leyla Güven taken into custody in Amed

ANF - 2020-12-22 07:36
Kurdish politician Leyla Güven, who was sentenced to more than 22 years in prison yesterday, has been arrested in an apartment in Amed and transferred to the court last night. ...

Leyla Güven: Turkey sentences Kurdish politician to 22 years in prison

BBC - 2020-12-22 03:03
Leyla Güven, an ex-MP for the opposition HDP party, is convicted of membership of a terrorist group. ...

L'ex-députée kurde Leyla Güven condamnée à 22 ans de prison pour "terrorisme" - rts.ch - Monde

RTS - 2020-12-21 17:35

Turquie : l’ancienne députée kurde Leyla Güven condamnée à 22 ans de prison pour terrorisme

Lemonde - 2020-12-21 14:36

Former Kurdish MP Sentenced to 22 Years in Prison | Voice of America - English

Voanews - 2020-12-21 14:18

Turquie: l'ex-députée kurde Leyla Güven condamné à 22 ans de prison pour "terrorisme"

Institut kurde - Paris - 2020-12-21 13:47

Turquie: l'ex-députée kurde Leyla Güven condamnée à 22 ans de prison pour "terrorisme"

Institut kurde - Paris - 2020-12-21 13:47

L'ex-députée kurde Leyla Güven condamné à 22 ans de prison pour ''terrorisme'' - L'Orient-Le Jour

Lorientlejour - 2020-12-21 12:08

Faits divers - Justice | Turquie : l'ex-députée kurde Leyla Güven condamnée à 22 ans de prison pour "terrorisme" | La Provence

Laprovence - 2020-12-21 12:08

Turquie: l’ex-députée Leyla Güven kurde condamnée à 22 ans de prison pour «terrorisme»

Courrier Picard - 2020-12-21 12:08

Transfer of prisoners continues

ANF - 2020-12-21 08:27
Two prisoners were transferred to different prisons after a raid carried out on the wards of the Van T Type Closed Women Prison. ...

In handcuffs, former priest heads to prison from his sentencing

Yahoo - 2020-12-20 19:01

Kanat: The government uses pandemic to exercise power

ANF - 2020-12-20 18:11
Human rights activist Fatin Kanat says that the state of emergency in Turkey has never stopped. The most serious rights violations take place in prison, and the pandemic is used as a means to exercise power. ...

Maraş, Roboski and 19 December 2000 prison massacres remembered

ANF - 2020-12-20 08:40
The victims of the Maraş and Roboski Massacres were remembered in Cologne together with the victims of the prison operation carried out in Turkey on 19 December 2000. Activists also saluted the hunger strike currently going on in the prisons. ...

Police Investigating State Prison Inmate's Death In Anne Arundel County

Yahoo - 2020-12-20 08:29

Maraş and 19 December 2000 prison massacres remembered

ANF - 2020-12-19 08:45
Those who lost their lives in the Maraş and prison massacres were commemorated in Ankara and Mersin. ...

Roy Waller sentenced to life in prison in 'NorCal Rapist' case

Yahoo - 2020-12-19 08:29

Philadelphia man exonerated after nearly two decades in prison for crime he didn’t commit

Yahoo - 2020-12-19 07:35

Fazel Chegeni wanted 'nothing but peace'. Instead he died alone in Australia's island prison | Australia news | The Guardian

The Guardian - 2020-12-18 22:43

Ex-con being held at Maryland prison charged with Staten Island murder

Yahoo - 2020-12-18 21:12

Osman Kavala remains in prison

ANF - 2020-12-18 18:50
63-year-old civil rights activist Osman Kavala remains in prison. At the start of the new trial against the founder of the Anadolu Kültür Foundation, who has been imprisoned for three years, the continuation of pre-trial detention was ordered. ...

Ten-year prison sentence for former MEBYA-DER co-chair Dicle

ANF - 2020-12-18 13:07
Former MEBYA-DER co-chair Ayşe Dicle was sentenced to 10 years and 7 months in prison. ...

Swedish MP sends solidarity message to jailed HDP members

ANF - 2020-12-18 11:34
Born in Eastern Kurdistan, Swedish MP Amineh Kakabaveh sent messages of solidarity to HDP elected officials in prison in Turkey. ...

Four prisoners transferred from Diyarbakir jail

ANF - 2020-12-18 10:12
Four prisoners in Diyarbakır D Type Closed Prison were transferred to jails in Trabzon, Giresun, Rize and Kocaeli for "security" reasons. ...

Dede: Imrali regime affects all prisons and society

ANF - 2020-12-18 09:15
Lawyer Ümit Dede said Imrali isolation should be handled not only on legal grounds but also socially, adding, "The execution regime applied in Imrali prison affects all prisons and society very concretely.” ...

Death row prisoner executed in Iran’s Saqqez

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-12-18 02:01
Death row prisoner Mohammad Moradi was hanged on 17 December in Iran’s Saqqez prison five years after he was sentenced to death for murder. The 27-year-old convict from Saqqez was taken to… The post Death row prisoner executed in Iran’s Saqqez appeared fi ...

Exclusive: Fate Winslow, sentenced to life in prison for selling $20 worth of marijuana, is released after serving 12 years

Yahoo - 2020-12-17 10:00

Turkish rights activist Kavala’s prison term extended | Arab News

Arabnews - 2020-12-16 17:39

Human rights associations issue statement demanding paralyzed inmate's release from prison - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2020-12-16 17:39

Imprisonment and Fines for A Dual National Researcher

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-12-16 02:01
Kameel Ahmady, an Iranian-British Kurdish researcher, has been sentenced to eight years in prison on charges of “collaboration with hostile governments” by Branch 15 of the Islamic Revolutionary Court of Tehran. Amir… The post Imprisonment and Fines for A ...

Kurdish Civilian Taken to Prison to Serve His Imprisonment Sentence

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-12-16 02:01
Mehrab Bakhti, a Kurdish civilian from Ilam who had previously been sentenced to a total of one year and seven months in prison for “insulting the Supreme Leadership” and “propaganda against the… The post Kurdish Civilian Taken to Prison to Serve His Impr ...

Kurdish Political Prisoner Transferred to Mashhad Central Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-12-16 02:01
Kurdish political prisoner Sakineh Parvaneh was transferred from Quchan Prison to the Mashhad Public and Revolutionary Prosecutor’s Office for unknown reasons, after which she was transferred to the quarantine ward of Mashhad prison.… The post Kurdish Pol ...

Turkish Court Sentences Former Mayor To 9 Years In Prison On Terrorism Charges - UrduPoint

Urdupoint - 2020-12-15 19:05

Iran sentences Kameel Ahmady, British-Iranian anthropologist, to prison - Al-Monitor: the Pulse of the Middle East

Al Monitor - 2020-12-15 13:26

Kameel Ahmady was sentenced to eight years in prison

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2020-12-14 18:10
KMMK:The Iranian authority announced Mr. Kameel Ahmady, a Kurdish researcher,, has been convicted to serve eight years in prison by The post Kameel Ahmady was sentenced to eight years in prison appeared first on Kurdistan Human Rights Association. ...

TJA activist faces a prison sentence of up to 15 years

ANF - 2020-12-14 17:45
TJA activist Gülcihan Şimşek faces between 7,5 and 15 years in prison for alleged "membership in a terrorist organization". ...

Une Maire kurde condamnée à 9 ans de prison | RojInfo

Rojinfo - 2020-12-14 16:52

HDP co-mayor sentenced to nine years in prison

ANF - 2020-12-14 13:40
The co-mayor of Kocaköy, Rojda Nazlıer, who was deposed by the Turkish Interior Ministry, has been sentenced to nine years in prison. ...

RSF says 387 journalists are currently in prison worldwide

ANF - 2020-12-14 12:32
Worldwide, a total of 387 journalists are currently detained in connection with their work, 54 are held hostage and four are missing, says Reporters Without Borders. ...

A Prisoner Hanged on Murder Charge

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-12-13 02:01
The death sentence of Daniel Diwani-Azar from Mahabad, who had previously been sentenced to retaliation (execution) for the murder of Sadegh Barmaki, was carried out in Miandoab Prison on the morning of… The post A Prisoner Hanged on Murder Charge appeare ...

Fourteen Political and Religious Prisoners Ended their Hunger Strike

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-12-13 02:01
Fourteen political and religious prisoners detained in the political ward of Orumiyeh Central Prison have ended their hunger strike after meeting with two judges of Orumiyeh Judiciary. These prisoners had gone on… The post Fourteen Political and Religious ...
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