Sedef Kabaş becomes the latest victim of insult to the president trials

In Uncategorized on January 24, 2022 at 11:34

Sedef Kabaş faces trial over use of proverb on TV and in tweet comparing palace to a barn

A Turkish journalist has been jailed pending a trial for allegedly insulting the president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, after she cited a proverb on television and social media referring to an ox.

Woman journalist arrested in night raid for insulting Erdoğan

Sedef Kabaş faces imprisonment for saying a proverb, with colleagues condemning arrest as attempt to intimidate media

A prominent Turkish TV journalist has been detained and could face imprisonment after being charged with insulting the country’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.

TV journalist arrested for ‘insulting’ president

A Turkish TV journalist was arrested late on Jan. 22 for comments she made on air about President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.
Journalist Sedef Kabaş was detained during a midnight raid after her words about President Erdoğan.

6TH ANNIVERSARY: Academics for Peace: We reject your rejection

On the 6th anniversary of their declaration “We will not be a party to this crime”, Academics for Peace have addressed the State of Emergency Commission, which rejects their requests for reinstatement: “We reject your rejection.”

Gezi trial | Osman Kavala not released, again

In Gezi trial, Osman Kavala, behind bars for 1,539 days, did not attend the hearing in protest against the lack of fair trial. The

Letter to UN for Kurdish politician, ill prisoner Aysel Tuğluk: ‘Take urgent action’

43 bars, law and rights organizations from Turkey and the world have sent a letter to the special rapporteurs and working groups of the United Nations and expressed “grave concern” over “imminent risk to health and life of ill prisoner Aysel Tuğluk.”
Turkey may be faced with infringement proceedings ranging from the suspension of its right to vote or membership of the Council of Eurupe to the termination of its membership over its failure to implement the ECtHR ruling on Osman Kavala.
In the face of targeting remarks and threats over a song, including from President and AKP Chair Erdoğan, 203 artists have expressed their solidarity with musician Sezen Aksu: “We will not lose even a single one of us.”

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