EFD Rights Watch: Ethem Sarısülük Case Suspended but Turkish PM wins two cases against journalists…


Ethem Sarısülük Case Suspended

Ankara 6th High Criminal Court suspended the trial of policeman Ahmet Şahbaz in the Ethem Sarısülük case, saying that necessary permission have not been taken on the prosecution of a policeman. ?Police is being protected by the arm of justice. Justice process is blocked,? said advocate Bayraktar.

Questions arise in police officer?s ?self defense? claim in Sarısülük case

Video analysis conducted as part of an expert report has found that the police officer who shot dead protester Ethem Sarısülük


Turkish PM wins two cases against journalists

Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan won two separate court cases against journalists, Bekir Coskun and Ahmet Altan

Court halts process against slain Gezi protester’s alleged shooter due to lack of permission

An Ankara court has stopped the prosecution process regarding the police officer who allegedly shot and killed Ethem Sarısülük


?Walking? lawyer ends 17-day march to Istanbul

A ?walking? lawyer who has been marching since July 1 to protest government treatment of lawyers during the Gezi unrest has completed his march, reaching his final destination of Istanbul

Human rights group denounces Gezi policies

The Human Rights Association (İHD) denounced the demeanor adopted by the government, judiciary and police in handling protests

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