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In 3 different cases, the European Court of Human Rights convicted Turkey of torture, ill-treatment and long term imprisonment, ordering the Turkish state to pay a sum of 30,900 euros as damages.
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has fined Turkey a total of 58,000 euros in five separate cases for violations of the European Convention on Human Rights
Onur Yaser Can, 28, committed suicide in 2010 after claiming being abused during his detention
According to figures provided by Justice Minister Bekir Bozdağ, just under 400 people have been arrested so far in relation to the Oct. 6-7 unrest.
People’s Democratic Party deputies Buldan, Baluken and Önder released a statement on the current situation of Turkey’s resolution process witk PKK and the steps to take in the future.
Turkey has recently seen the expropriation of large amounts of land for use by energy companies with the help of the government, regardless of its value to the environment or local history

 

Turkish researcher ‘threatened’ and ‘harassed’ over tough question to Gül

Hurriyet Daily News 8

A Turkish academic researcher who pressed former President Abdullah Gül on the government’s human rights record during a panel in Boston in May this year claims to have “received threats” and been harassed, mostly by fake online accounts

 

Amendments to labor safety laws and mining are set to be announced by Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu
5 suspects including mine owner Saffet Uyar have been arrested for charges related to “purposefully neglected murder” of workers in the central district of Ermenek, Karaman

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