Tag Archives: Turkish Justice System

The Pinar Selek Case: The “Ground Hog Day Prosecution”

One of the great romantic comedies of my youth was Groundhog Day, the story of a misanthrope news reporter doomed to repeat the same awful day over and over again until he got it right. The news today that a … Continue reading

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Children in Turkish Prison at Risk

Five children, ages 14-16, who were arrested by Turkish authorities last October following a hunger strike protest, are currently in prison in Siirt.  According to BIANET, the children have started cutting themselves and developed other behavioral problems during their incarceration. … Continue reading

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