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News

  Implementation of the ECtHR Judgement Must be Ensured, Osman Kavala Must be Released

Osman Kavala has been behind bars for 1413 days. The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe, which is responsible for overseeing the implementation of the judgements of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR), will meet tomorrow to hold its quarterly routine meeting. The measures that could be adopted due to Turkey’s failure... 

  Police intervention against Peace rally in İstanbul: 57 people detained

BIANET The event to be held by the İstanbul Labor, Peace and Democracy Forces on the occasion of September 1 World Peace Day was prevented by the police in Taksim Tünel yesterday (September 5). As reported by Gazete Duvar news website, the celebration to be held in the Bakırköy Bazaar Area was first permitted by the İstanbul Governor’s Office;... 

  Peace Day bans in İstanbul and Eskişehir

BIANET Today is September 1 World Peace Day. Ahead of the rally to be held by the labor, peace and democracy forces in İstanbul’s Bakırköy on September 5 on this occasion, the Sub-Governor’s Office of Bakırköy has banned all types of meetings and demonstrations for five days. The Office has announced that activities and events... 

  Tahir Elçi murder case | Deleted camera footage to be examined

BIANET The trial over the killing of Diyarbakır Bar Association Chair Tahir Elçi continued at the Diyarbakır 10th Heavy Penal Court today (July 14). The third hearing today was attended by the Elçi family and their lawyers, the Diyarbakır Bar as an intervening party, the chairs of bar associations and lawyers. Defendants and anonymous witnesses... 

  İzmir Bar under investigation for criticizing religious affairs head’s LGBTI+phobic remarks

BIANET The chair and board members of the İzmir Bar Association are under investigation over a statement criticizing LGBTI+phobic remarks by President of Religious Affairs Ali Erbaş. In a Friday sermon on June 24, 2020, Prof. Ali Erbaş had said, “Islam accepts adultery as one of the greatest harams. It curses the people of Lot, the homosexuality.... 

  Jail term sought for bar association executives over criticism of Diyanet homophobia

DUVAR ENGLISH Turkish prosecutors are seeking between one and two years in jail for Ankara Bar Association executives over their criticism of homophobic statements made by Religious Affairs Directorate (Diyanet) head Ali Erbaş in April 2020. Turkish prosecutors have filed an indictment against Ankara Bar Association executives over their criticism of homophobic statements made by... 

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