STEVE SWEENEY reports on the show trial of former People’s Democratic Party co-chair Figen Yuksekdag
Monday 18th Sep 2017
posted by Morning Star in Features
THE trial of 486 people alleged to have been involved in last year’s failed military coup against Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan began in Ankara yesterday amid tight security.
Some 279 people, including 30 alleged coup plotters, died in the uprising, which began on July...
Wednesday 2nd Aug 2017
posted by Morning Star in World
TURKISH President Recep Tayyip Erdogan flew to Saudi Arabia yesterday in a bid to end the blockade on Qatar.
Mr Erdogan, whose country has troops deployed in Qatar, is on a three-nation trip to persuade Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Bahrain and Egypt to lift their...
Monday 24th Jul 2017
TURKEY’S main opposition party accused President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s government yesterday of blocking a full investigation into last summer’s failed coup attempt and using a state of emergency to hide the truth.
Republican People’s Party (CHP) spokesman...
Monday 17th Jul 2017
STEVE SWEENEY describes the crackdown of human rights that has come in the wake of the failed coup attempt against Erdogan
HUNDREDS were expected at the Turkish embassy in London last night for an emergency protest following violent attacks against Kurds by Turkish security forces outside its Washington embassy.
The demonstration was called by the British-based Kurdistan Solidarity Campaign following...
Saturday 20th May 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
TURKEY’S rows with its Nato allies escalated yesterday over US support for Syrian Kurdish separatists and Germany’s use of a key air base.
Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said President Recep Tayyip Erdogan had reiterated his pledge to destroy the US-backed YPG militia...
Friday 19th May 2017
TURKISH presidential bodyguards violently attacked pro-Kurdish protesters in Washington on Tuesday after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met Donald Trump.
Demonstrators rallied outside the Turkish embassy in the afternoon, some carrying flags of the Syrian Kurdish Democratic...
Thursday 18th May 2017
posted by James Tweedie in World
Sweeney cornered over anti-Erdogan articles
Thursday 11th May 2017
Opposition demands end to bombardments
Thursday 4th May 2017