Tag Archives: Judicial Independence

Judicial impartiality on Trial

News media reported that Turkish prosecutors have dismissed charges in a major corruption case that has shaken Turkey. Meanwhile the prosecutors who initiated the corruption probe are themselves now subject to an investigation.  Today’s events raise basic questions about what … Continue reading

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Amnesty: Independence and Impartiality of Judiciary under threat in Turkey

In an official statement published today, Amnesty International has voiced its concern over legislative amendments which, it says, threaten to “weaken the independence of the judiciary and reverse the important reforms to the HCJP brought in constitutional amendments adopted only … Continue reading

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