The European Court of Human Rights has frequently found Turkey to be in breach of the absolute ban on torture, and our clients at Freedom from Torture are living proof that it continues to take place under Erdogan’s government
As thousands are removed from their jobs people are worried about the consequences of the failed rebellion including clashes between the secular and the religious, says Patrick Cockburn
Erdogan ministers reassure public Turkey is not returning to martial law
A new book exposes the slaughter of more than a million Armenian Christians a century ago. It’s quite a volume for the Turkish president to dip into, once he’s finished purging his broken country
'We expelled this coup in the name of democracy. We got on to the streets and shed our blood'
President says the aim of the crackdown is to 'cleanse all state institutions'
Whistleblowing organisation releases 300,000 emails from Erdogan's party
Whistleblowing organisation makes first release in response to Ankara government’s post-coup purges
The Big Questions: With Turkey in turmoil following a failed military coup, Patrick Cockburn gives his verdict on how events unfolded and what to expect in the coming weeks and months
The implementation of Mr Erdogan’s long-desired presidential system based on Islamic values is beginning to look inevitable, says Patrick Cockburn
For the media in this country to give Erdoğan a free pass would be a gross failing, not least in the eyes of independent Turkish journalists whose work has been hampered by the serious erosion of press freedom in their homeland
Public sector employees are also banned from travelling abroad
‘It’s not Isis or terrorists I’m scared of, it’s her’
'It is exactly what we feared,' Johannes Hahn says
The UK hosts 169,000 refugees - less than one per cent of the world's total
'We will march in our funeral shrouds and we will deal with these assassins, this cult,' Erdoğan says