IMC TV is a pro-Kurdish broadcaster facing harassment from the Turkish authorities. Its reporters are continuing their work, however, regardless of the dangers. That puts them in the political crossfire between Kurdish militants and the army.
Evangelical Christian pastor Andrew Brunson ran a church in the Turkish city of Izmir. He faces two separate terms of 15 and 20 years in prison if convicted.
Turkish forces will target Kurdish forces in northeastern Syria and possibly Iraq, Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said. The threat comes as military and rebel allies captured the Syrian Kurdish enclave of Afrin.
Deniz Naki was born in Germany to a Kurdish family and has long been a critic of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. More than 1,500 Kurdish fighters have died fighting Turkish forces in northern Syria.
A town in northern Syria is at the center of a potentially explosive dispute between Turkey and the United States. The fate of the US-led coalition against the "Islamic State" and the future map of Syria are at stake.
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