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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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In Erdogan’s Turkey, even children get sued

In a previous posting, we noted in passing that Prime Minister Erdogan is suing seven high school students for publicly calling him “lightbulb Erdogan.”  Another student faces a two-year sentence in prison for throwing darts at the Prime Minister’s photograph. … Continue reading

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