Tag Archives: Turkish Judicial System

Turkey’s War on Its Intellectuals

Semih Idiz,  commenting recently in  AI Monitor noted that “the number of people charged, mostly under anti-terrorism legislation, for some ‘crime’ that has a political angle… almost matches the number of people in a similar situation under military rule in … Continue reading

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Turkish Justice: Capital Punishment by Other Means?

Are Turkish authorities denying health care as a means of punishment? Sibel Utku Bilal highlights the cavalier treatment of prisoners’ health in Turkish prisons in her recent article for AI-Monitor. Sebnem Korur Fincanci, head of the Human Rights Foundation of … Continue reading

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Still no Justice for Hrant

Hrant Dink, the chief editor of Agos, was gunned down outside his Istanbul office on  January 19, 2007.  Six years ago this day.

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