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European parliament report called for suspension of Turkey’s accession but Turkish authorities will only care if that damages their economic survival struggle…

Human Rights Watch – Feb 21, 9:42 AM

(Geneva) – Turkey’s president and government should stop making baseless accusations, and the Istanbul prosecutor should drop the new charges against 16 people, including Osman Kavala, that view the Gezi protests as a coup attempt,

Amnesty International – Feb 20, 5:38 PM

In response to news that an indictment has been sent to the court setting out the case against Osman Kavala and 15 civil society figures for “attempting to overthrow the government”, Amnesty International’s Andrew Gardner said:

Marietje Schaake – Feb 20

The Foreign Affairs committee of the European Parliament just voted in favour of suspending the EU accession negotiations with Turkey. The call is part of the annual parliamentary report about Turkey. Member of the European Parliament Marietje

STATEMENT ON GEZI PARK CASE: Amnesty International: Osman Kavala And Yücel Aksakoğlu Must be Released

In a statement regarding the indictment on the 16 rights defenders for the Gezi Park protests, the Amnesty International has
EU: Gezi Park Indictment Creates a Climate of Fear

“The indictments announced yesterday against Osman Kavala and 15 others raise questions as to the adherence of the
Euro parliament report calling for suspension of Turkey’s accession unacceptable: Foreign Ministry

Turkey’s Foreign Ministry has condemned a vote by the European Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee calling for the suspension
European Parliament Adopts Draft Report on Turkey

The European Parliament has adopted the draft report on Turkey with a majority of the votes. The resolution underpins human

Justice Watch’ in Courthouse for Cumhuriyet Newspaper

Journalists and lawyers have gathered at the İstanbul Courthouse to protest the approval of the sentences in the trial of
Interior Minister Soylu defends police officer accused of groping female protester

Turkey’s Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu has defended a police officer who was caught on camera groping a female
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