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[OPINION] Turkey blackmails Council of Europe, pursues ‘resort diplomacy’ to manipulate votes

Abdullah Bozkurt The Turkish government has ways and means of wooing members of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (CoE) as well as...

Turkey slams PACE for awarding human rights prize to jailed lawyer

Turkey’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has slammed the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) for awarding the 2017 Vaclav Havel Human Rights...

Jailed Turkish lawyer awarded 2017 Vaclav Havel Human Rights Prize

The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) announced on Monday that jailed lawyer Murat Arslan, president of the now dissolved Association for...

YARSAV’s jailed Arslan on shortlist for Václav Havel Human Rights Prize

Murat Arslan, president of the now dissolved Association for the Union of Judges and Prosecutors (YARSAV), has been placed on the shortlist of candidates...

MEDEL nominates jailed YARSAV head for 2017 Vaclav Havel Human Rights Prize

European-based organization Magistrats Européens pour la Démocratie et les Libertés (MEDEL) has presented before the Council of Europe the application of judge Murat Arslan,...

YARSAV’s Murat Arslan arrested

Former head of the Judges and Prosecutors Association (YARSAV) Murat Arslan, who was detained in Ankara on Oct. 19 as part of an investigation...

Former head of jurists association missing after detention

The former president of the Judges and Prosecutors Association (YARSAV), Mustafa Arslan, has been missing since he was detained on Wednesday by Turkish police...

Turkish Court of Accounts dismisses 108 personnel over failed coup attempt

A total of 108 civil servants were dismissed from the Turkish Court of Accounts allegedly due to having links to July 15 failed coup...

Report: Turkish intelligence makes list of high judicial members to be eliminated

A list of high judicial members to be eliminated with a recent bill drafted by the government to reassign a majority of judges in...

Supreme court members issue joint declaration against gov’t plan to redesign top judiciary

Some members of the Supreme Court of Appeals have issued a joint declaration against a new bill drafted by the government to reassign a...

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Turkey’s judicial council rewards judges and prosecutors for their role in gov’t-led prosecutions: report

Turkey’s Council of Judges and Prosecutors (HSK) on Friday named 11 judges and prosecutors, many of whom played critical roles in government-led prosecutions, as...

‘We have to take measures,’ says Erdoğan as opposition questions COVID death toll

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Friday said his government was obliged to take measures in the face of skyrocketing COVID-19 infections in the...

NATO’s reform plan to make veto more difficult likely to be blocked by Turkey

NATO-appointed experts on Wednesday presented to the foreign ministers of member countries a plan on reforming the alliance, including a proposal to make it...

Belgium’s highest criminal court will convene over Facebook posts insulting Gülen-linked residents

A court in Belgium on November 16 referred 14 Belgians of Turkish descent to the country's highest criminal court over Facebook comments targeting residents...

4 detained in police raid of Kurdish party branch, other locations in eastern Turkey

Four people were detained when Turkish police raided the provincial office of the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) and various other locations in the...
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