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Turkish judiciary roundup: “HRW & ICJ STATEMENT ON NEW INDICTMENT: ‘Second politically motivated trial for Osman Kavala’

In Uncategorized on October 26, 2020 at 09:13

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Human Rights Watch (HRW) and International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) have released a statement about the second indictment brought against arrested businessperson Osman Kavala: “The second politically motivated trial for rights defender.”

Sezgin Tanrıkulu, a human rights lawyers and a deputy of the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) has said that 29 journalists, writers and publishers have received jail terms during January-September period of this year, 20 of whom have been arrested.

ECHR finds Turkey guilty of violating free speech rights of academics | Ahval

Human Rights Watch – Oct 21, 5:00 AM

(Istanbul) – The first hearing of a trial against three police officers charged with the fatal shooting of a Kurdish human rights lawyer, Tahir Elçi, is scheduled for October 21, 2020 in the southeastern city of Diyarbakır

Bienvenue sur le site de Reporter sans frontières | RSF – Oct 19, 2:23 AM

In a trial due to begin tomorrow before an Istanbul criminal court, BirGün newspaper columnist Erk Acarer is facing a possible sentence of four years and eight months in prison for a 2016 column in which he criticized the way article 299 is

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The Radio and Television Supreme Council (RTÜK) previously gave 72 hours to Spotify to start its licensing process for online

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