EFD Rights Watch: Ex-police chief Hanefi Avcı sentenced to 15 years NOT because…
of his police deeds but because he changed sides….He became critical of the current political elites configuration….
Ex-police chief Hanefi Avcı sentenced to 15 years
Former Eskişehir Chief of Police Hanefi Avcı has been sentenced to prison for 15 years and fined 10,000 Turkish liras
Devrimci Karargah Case Verdict Announced
24 defendants acquitted in Devrimci Karargah case. While Volkan Karakuş and Bayram Aydoğdu were released pending a trial, 15 defendants have been convicted for ?being an illegal organization member?.
Beyoğlu Municipality shuts down bar after owner voices Gezi solidarity
The cafe-bar owned by the head of the Association of Beyoğlu Bars and Entertainment Places (BEYDER) Tarkan Konar is set to re-open tomorrow
Alevi association calls on Turkish PM to ‘stop defining faiths’
A leading figure of an Alevi association has spoken out against Turkish PM?s remarks
Journalist Ahmet Altan Receives 11 Months of Prison
Journalist Ahmet Altan received 11 months and 20 days of prison for insulting PM Erdoğan in his article ?State Complicity and Morality?. While the sentence was commuted to a fine of 2,800 euros, Altan?s advocate found the verdict against European Convention on Human Rights.