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Pınar Selek Issused a Life Sentence after 15 Year Trial

from Global Voices Online by Baran Mavzer

Pınar Selek, a Strasbourg-based sociologist and a writer, previously accused of bombing the Istanbul Spice Bazaar in 1998, was sentenced to life in prison in Turkey. After after being acquitted three times during her almost 15 year-long trial, the final verdict was delivered on January 24, 2013. If she returns to Turkey, she will be arrested by the police.


11 Turkish journalists arrested

from World news: Turkey | guardian.co.uk by Roy Greenslade
Eleven journalists were among 55 people arrested in Turkey as part of a crackdown on a Marxist group, Revolutionary Peoples’ Liberation Party-Front (DHKP-C).

Fifteen-year sentence for killing of Bishop

from Hurriyet Daily News
An İskenderun court sentenced Murat Altun on Jan. 22 to 15 years in prison for the 2010 killing.

Pas d?organisation terroriste dernière l?assassinat de l?évêque d?Iskenderum Luigi Pavodese

from YOL (routes de Turquie et d’ailleurs) by anne

Hier, 22 janvier, s’est clos le procès de l’assassin de l’évêque catholique Luigi Pavodese, mort poignardé par son chauffeur Altun. Le meurtrier qui a été condamné à une peine de 15 ans de prison est actuellement traité pour troubles psychiatriques.

Sociologist Selek issued lifetime imprisonment for alleged bombing

from Hurriyet Daily News
An aggravated life imprisonment sentence was issued to sociologist Pınar Selek…

20 years passed after a journalist?s (unsolved) murder

from Hurriyet Daily News
Uğur Mumcu was killed by a bomb planted in his car, which was parked in front of his house in Ankara..

Sergeant shoots private over argument

from Hurriyet Daily News
A sergeant in the Turkish army shot 20-year-old private, Birkan Çetinkaya, on Jan. 27 in Turkey?s Isparta.

Pinar Selek, le verdict de l?injustice turque

by Acturca
Libération (France) samedi 26 janvier 2013, p. 14 Marc Semo Procès . Après l?annulation de trois acquittements, la sociologue a été condamnée à la prison à vie, jeudi. La condamnation à la prison à vie de la sociologue Pinar Selek, 41 ans, pour un supposé attentat commis il y a quatorze ans, illustre les dérives

The issue of the arrests of lawyers will be a headache

from Hurriyet Daily News
The arrest of nine lawyers in Istanbul as part of the ongoing DHKP/C investigation

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