Stating the obvious: Kemal Kurt Hit by Aimed Shot… a judiciary roundup…

This case is one of the many other sad ones I see from time to time. Thanks to a journalist who took the shot above, we know that Kemal Kurt was shot dead. The official explanation was that he was a suicide bomber or sth like that. But he was just attending a rally…

Expert Report: Kemal Kurt Hit by Aimed Shot

The expert report has been announced at the hearing of Kemal Kurkut, who was shot dead by the police in 2017 Newroz celebrations: “Police officer Y.Ş. aimed and shot directly at Kemal Kurkut.”
An Istanbul court has ordered authorities to conduct an analysis at the scene where Berkin Elvan, a boy who died nine months after being hit by a police teargas canister during the 2013 Gezi Park protests, was shot.

ÇORLU TRAIN DERAILMENT: Non-Prosecution for Drivers, Indictment for Four Railways Employees

The Çorlu Chief Public Prosecutor’s Office has given a verdict of non-prosecution on the train drivers and the train chief. It has
The Independent – Staff Reporter – Feb 28, 7:06 AM

At least half a dozen European journalists were barred from a press conference and signing ceremony on Thursday announcing €275 million in European Union money for Turkish rail projects. The grant will help fund the construction of a railway

2019 PEN Duygu Asena Award Goes to Saturday Mothers

The PEN Turkey Writers’ Association has said, “We thought that it would be very meaningful to give the award to the
Index on Censorship – Index – Feb 24, 2:31 AM

Artist Zehra Doğan, a Kurdish painter and journalist, has been released from a Turkish prison. Dogan, originally sentenced to two years, 9 months and 22 days on 24 March 2017, was tried over a painting depicting the destruction in the town of

Equal Times – Feb 25, 11:30 PM

The first hearing in a murder-rape case that has engrossed and enraged millions of people in Turkey was held on 6 February. Şule Çet, a 23-year-old university student fell to her death from the 20th floor of a plaza in the capital city…

Defendants Erol Önderoğlu, Şebnem Korur Fincancı and Ahmet Nesin face “terrorism propaganda” and “incitement” charges The latest hearing in the trial of Reporters Without Borders’ (RSF) Turkey


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