Zonguldak Governor: We Have No Hope That Workers in Mine are Still Alive

An explosion has occurred in a mine in Zonguldak; while two of the workers have been rescued, three workers have been trapped in the mine. Governor Bektaş has said, “We have no hope that the trapped workers are still alive.”

Council of Europe: Judgement of ECtHR is Binding for Turkey

Director for Communications at the Council of Europe Daniel Holtgen has stated, “Under the Article 46 of the European Convention on Human Rights, all member states are bound by the rulings of the European Court of Human Rights.”
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1 More Academic Given Suspended Prison Sentence of 1 Year, 3 Months

At the 28th İstanbul Heavy Penal Court, academic Ç.A. has been sentenced to 1 year and 3 months in prison on charge of "propagandizing for an armed terrorist organization". The pronouncement of the verdict has been suspended.

Application for Release of Selahattin Demirtaş

The attorneys of arrested politician Selahattin Demirtaş have submitted an application for his release in the wake of the judgement pronounced by the ECtHR, which has ruled that all necessary measures shall be taken to end his pre-trial detention.

Kılıçdaroğlu: There is No Indictment, No Crime; They Raid Houses to Find Evidence

CHP Chair Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has denounced the detention of 13 people including academics and civil society representatives: “They are trying to take a revenge on Gezi.”

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