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Turkish judiciary roundup: “HRW & ICJ STATEMENT ON NEW INDICTMENT: ‘Second politically motivated trial for Osman Kavala’

Human Rights Watch (HRW) and International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) have released a statement about the second indictment brought against arrested businessperson Osman Kavala: “The second politically motivated trial for rights defender.”
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