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· June, 2011

Stories about Turkey from June, 2011

26 June 2011

Armenia: LGBT Persons Still Facing Discrimination

LGBT persons are still facing discrimination in Armenia and much of the rest of the South Caucasus, a new groundbreaking two-year study by the Council of Europe (CoE) has found.

13 June 2011

Turkey: Election Results, Reactions and Hopes

The results of the Turkish general elections are in, drawing wide ranging reactions from Turkish bloggers. The campaign period for the elections had seen a change in rhetoric in many...

12 June 2011

Turkey: Twitter Reactions on Election Day

Turkey held its general elections today for 550 seats in the Grand National Assembly. Following are some of the reactions that are emerging online as the first results are being...

2 June 2011

Syria: Opposition Drafts Declaration in Antalya

Just a day after President Bashar Assad announced a general amnesty for political prisoners, a varied group of Syrian opposition members are meeting in Antalya, Turkey, to create a declaration...