Yet another reconfiguration in the ruling regime that may end up with the release of Osman Kavala (and maybe other political prisoners)

Birgün and some other dailies reported that Turkey’s High Council of Judges and Prosecutors (HSYK) is investigating those judges and prosecutors who were involved in the imprisonment of Mr. Kavala. This goes in line with AKP’s yet another new move on judiciary reform…


Turkey’s Sabah newspaper, owned by the pro-government Turkuvaz Media Group, ran a photo gallery on…
The Nov. 7 issue of the Official Gazette listed eighteen presidential decrees for removals from

In other news:

Independent lawmaker Ahmet Şık has prepared a fact checking report regarding the allgeations that two citizens were tortured and dropped from a military helicopter in the Kurdish-majority Van province.

 

Istanbul independent deputy Ahmet Şık released a report shedding light on the horrifying events experienced by two men who were reportedly thrown off of a military helicopter and tortured in the southeastern province of Van in September.

Osman Şiban was severely injured while Servet Turgut succumbed to his injuries, which Şık’s report indicated were not a result of being thrown from the helicopter but due to the severe beatings that the men received from a group of soldiers.

The men were apprehended in part of an operation targeting the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), and there were the bodies of two dead PKK militants on the helicopter when Şiban and Turgut were detained.

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