Europe’s human rights unequivocally demands the release of Demirtaş; Let’s see the excuses from the Turkish judiciary…

Reuters – Reuters Editorial – Dec 22, 6:41 AM

ANKARA (Reuters) – The European Court of Human Rights called on Turkey to immediately release prominent Kurdish politician Selahattin Demirtas, ruling on Wednesday the justification for his years of detention was cover for limiting pluralism and

Arrested former Co-Chair of the HDP Selahattin Demirtaş and HDP Co-Chairs Sancar and Buldan have made statements about the judgement of the ECtHR Grand Chamber, which has ruled for the immediate release of Demirtaş.

Human rights court orders Turkey to free Kurdish politician

World news: Turkey by Bethan McKernan Turkey and Middle East correspondent /

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Detention of Selahattin Demirtaş contrary to ‘very core of the concept of a democratic society’The European court of human rights has ordered the immediate release of the prominent Kurdish politician Selahattin Demirtaş from prison in Turkey, finding that his detention goes against “the very core of the concept of a democratic society”.

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EU’s Spokesperson for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Massralı has criticized the continued imprisonment of Osman Kavala: “The decision last Friday runs against Turkey’s stated commitment to the rule of law and the respect of fundamental rights.”
Human Rights Watch – Oct 25, 10:00 PM

(Istanbul) – A new bogus indictment against human rights defender and businessman, Osman Kavala, and US academic, Henri Barkey, for allegedly spying and attempting to overthrow Turkey’s constitutional order is politically motivated and…

Reuters – Ali Kucukgocmen – Dec 18, 5:50 AM

ISTANBULISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkish philanthropist Osman Kavala, who has been held in jail for three years without conviction, denied charges of involvement in a 2016 attempted coup at the start of a new trial on Friday. Ankara’s Western allies

“The Radio and Television Supreme Council should stop serving as a means to censor and intimidate media,” HRW’s Europe and Central Asia director has said.

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