Decision of United Nations Human Rights Committee regarding individual complaints against Turkey

United Nations Human Rights Committee gave a decision for individual complaints of İsmet Özçelik and Turgay Karaman against Turkey. The Committee concluded that these individuals were arbitrarily detained and deprived of their liberties. Bylock and BankAsya were not considered as sufficient elements in order to keep people detained in prisons. Although Turkey derogated from Article 9 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights during the State of Emergency, the Committee determined the violations of the Convention merely of this said Article. The Committee did not consider Constitutional Court of Turkey as an effective Domestic Remedy either. Download the [...]


Süleyman Soylu, Minister of Interior, explained the economic dimension of the operations carried out against Hizmet Movement. The explanation [...]

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