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Euro court fines Turkey 8,500 euros in surgery mistakes case

Euro court fines Turkey 8,500 euros in surgery mistakes case

The European Court of Human Right (ECHR) has sentenced Turkey to pay a total of 8,523 euros (nearly 34,000 Turkish Liras) in compensation in a case into two surgeries that left a patient with severe neurological damage.

Comment(s)6/6/2017

218 curfews imposed in last 2 years in Turkey’s east, southeast: Human rights group

218 curfews imposed in last 2 years in Turkey’s east, southeast: Human rights group

A total of 218 curfews were imposed in the last two years in Turkey’s east and southeast, statistics gathered by Human Rights Foundation (İHV) showed

Comment(s)6/2/2017

Media reports labelling Turkish hunger strikers ‘terrorists’ part of freedom of expression: Prosecutor’s office

Media reports labelling Turkish hunger strikers ‘terrorists’ part of freedom of expression: Prosecutor’s office

The Ankara Chief Public Prosecutor’s Office has dismissed criminal charges against some media organs by the lawyers of two Turkish hunger strikers for targeting and labeling them as “terrorists,”

Comment(s)6/5/2017

Turkey falls to 146th in Global Peace Index

Turkey falls to 146th in Global Peace Index

Turkey fell one place to 146th out of 163 countries in the Global Peace Index, the list’s maker, the Sydney-based Institute of Economics and Peace, announced June 1.

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Macron presses Turkey over detained French photojournalist

Macron presses Turkey over detained French photojournalist

French President Emmanuel Macron on June 3 again urged Ankara to urgently release a French photojournalist held in detention in Turkey for nearly a month.

Comment(s)6/4/2017

Euro court to prioritize applications regarding press freedom, journalists

Euro court to prioritize applications regarding press freedom, journalists

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) will give priority to applications regarding press freedom and journalists, in line with a recent amendment to its bylaw, according to a May 31 report by Deutsche Welle.

Comment(s)6/1/2017

Lawyers appeal arrest of Turkish daily Sözcü journalists

Lawyers appeal arrest of Turkish daily Sözcü journalists

Two lawyers for the opposition Turkish daily newspaper Sözcü on June 2 appealed to a higher court over the arrest of two journalists as part of the investigation into the July 2016 failed coup attempt, Doğan News Agency has reported.

Comment(s)6/2/2017

Parisian street artist, RSF paint portraits of jailed Turkish journalists outside Euro court

Parisian street artist, RSF paint portraits of jailed Turkish journalists outside Euro court

Members of Reporters Without Borders (RSF) and Parisian street artist C215 painted the portraits of 10 imprisoned Turkish journalists outside the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) on May 29

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