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Police in Turkey have violently broken up an LGBT rally in Istanbul. The incident has served to polarize Turkish society even further, Seda Serdar writes.
Turkish riot police have fired rubber bullets and tear gas to break up a march staged by the LGBT community in Istanbul. Anti-gay protesters and apparent Islamists have also reportedly been arrested.
The IED targeted a police vehicle and killed a police officer and injured a police corporal, sources say
Anonymous gunmen attacked their houses, says Interior Ministry
Investigations are still ongoing into the reported assault, says Lawyers Syndicate head
An initial forensic report for the victim stated that the he died from a gunshot wound to the chest.
Al-Sisi clearly stated that the law will be amended to serve issued verdicts, particularly the death penalty and life imprisonment
Three suspects killed, deputy head of Damietta Security Directorate wounded in police raid
Family of Hussien Farghaly accuse police officers of torturing him to death, while police narrative claims he arrived “as a dead body” to the hospital
Video showed police officers severely beating a workshop owner while he was being arrested
An Arab worker was brutally beaten and arrested by three Israeli plainclothes police officers after refusing to present his ID
The security forces shot at the car, which killed two persons in the car and injured the driver who was arrested along with the fourth man in the car.
The NGOs strongly believe that this is an attempt to seek revenge in relation to Adly’s work on revealing the state’s violations of human rights
The number of those arrested is considered very high compared to the ministry’s recent census
The decision followed investigations into the dealer’s involvement in drug, weapon dealing as well as killing police officers
At least 30 were detained following the clashes.
Residents of surrounding areas say Abu Maseid tribe is responsible
Video by Asmaa Gamal Editing by Omar Korashi
Photos by Ahmed Al-Malky
Another 12 defendants received 10-year prison terms, while 18 received 5-year terms.
Journalists held banners calling for the release of their colleagues, while chanting: “journalism is not a crime”.
Altercation between police officer and driver over traffic ended with the officer shooting the driver
Our colleagues were subjected to “brutality and savageness”, says head of Lawyers Syndicate
Police representatives reject the term “detention”, could not confirm the number of detainees, sources say
Random arrests also took place on the national holiday, ahead of expected protests
Heightened security measurements outside press, doctors syndicates
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The two officers’ connection to the El-Doksh drug cartel was identified during the Ministry of Interior’s internal review conducted at the end of last week.
Police arrested dozens from private residences, cafes, and streets