The trial of Osman Kavala starts tomorrow…

Turkey, the trial of Osman Kavala

The Turkish philanthropist Osman Kavala is in jail for more than 700 days. He’s accused of trying to overthrow the government and to have financed the Gezi Park protests in 2013. However, there is no convincing evidence against him

Birthday Present for Osman Kavala from His Friends

His friends met in Cezayir Restaurant in İstanbul for the 62nd birthday of arrested businessperson Osman Kavala and signed a letter to be sent to the Ministry of Justice
Al-Monitor – Ayla Jean Yackley – Sep 29, 10:23 PM

ISTANBUL — Human rights defenders on Monday called the continued detention of Osman Kavala, a philanthropist who promoted reconciliation with Armenians and Kurds in Turkey, a “political decision” that seeks to instill fear


European Parliament Resolution Condemns Removal of HDP Mayors

Mayors of the three Kurdish-majority cities, Diyarbakır, Van and Mardin, were replaced with government-appointed trustees a

Turkey’s Erdoğan signals continued imprisonment of former HDP leaders | Ahval

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Saturday said his government will not allow the release…

Turkish court orders re-arrest of jailed Selahattin Demirtas

The move comes after a court ruled earlier this month that the HDP’s former leader should be released pending trial.

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