Turkey Ranks First in Violations in between 1959-2011

from Bianet :: English
Turkey ranks first among the number of countries convicted for rights violations by the European Court of Human Rights in between 1959-2011.

Will the Justice Be Secured at the 107th Hearing?

from Bianet :: English
The court will give a final ruling at the 107th hearing of Metin Yurtsever trial on 22 May 2012.

Meeting with The Relatives of the Disappeared

from Bianet :: English
Parliamentarian Human Rights Investigating Sub-Commission is meeting with the relatives of the disappeared in various cities.

 

“Just a Few Journalists Under Arrest due to Journalistic Activities?

from Bianet :: English
“There are a few journalists that are in prison due to their journalistic activities in Turkey. I do not accept that there are hundreds of them? said Vice Prime Minister Arınç.

Police detains 60 people for alleged May 1 actions

from Hurriyet Daily News
Istanbul police detained yesterday a group of 60 people for alleged May 1 International Workers? Day damages committed during the demonstrations in Istanbul.

 

Torture “Revealed” at Metris Prison

from Bianet :: English
An inmate from Engin Çeber?s ward described how Çeber was beaten. ?The second prison warden told ?You?ll be punished like him if you do not stand up for roll call? while he was beating him.?

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