Demirtaş’s Demand for Release Rejected by Upper Court As Well

HDP’s imprisoned presidential candidate Demirtaş’s demand for release has been rejected by the upper court on the ground that “there is the possibility of spoliation of evidence”. Demirtaş’s lawyers are taking the case to the Constitutional Court.
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29th Heavy Penal Court Combines Case Files of 4 Academics

Five academics from Boğaziçi University have had their first hearings at the 29th Heavy Penal Court. The court board chaired by Mustafa Çakar has ruled that the files of two cases held today be combined with the files of two other cases that it has previously combined.

Election Diary - May 24, 2018

MHP Vice Chairperson Sefer Aycan has criticized President Erdoğan for interfering in the monetary policies. The CHP has shared its election slogan with the public.

İstanbul LGBTI+ Pride Week Begins on June 25

26th İstanbul LGBTI+ Pride Week will be realized from June 25 to July 1, 2018. Pride Week volunteers are calling for solidarity with Indiegogo campaign.

HDP MP Kürkçü to Stand Trial Today

HDP’s Kürkçü will appear before judge in Ankara today due to two of his speeches he delivered when he was Mersin MP. Kürkçü faces up to 20 years in prison on charges of “being a member of an illegal organization” and “propagandizing for an illegal organization”.

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