Turkey: Court backs Seventh Day Adventists in human rights row

The case concerned the Turkish courts’ refusal to include the foundation in question in the official register on the grounds that domestic law did not allow foundations to serve the sole interests of members of a specific community.

Turkey : Court rejects Abdullah Öcalan’s complaint alleging ill-treatment

An application from Abdullah Öcalan about allegations of ill-treatment has been declared inadmissible by the Europea Court of Human Rights.

Turkey: Workplace sexism human rights judgement looms

A woman, who claims workplace sexism stopped her from becoming a security officer, will find out tomorrow if she has won the backing of Strasbourg judges.

Turkey: Starch factory human rights dispute pits environmentalists against national authorities

The case concerns the failure to enforce numerous judicial decisions setting aside administrative decisions authorising the construction and operation of a starch factory on farmland in Orhangazi (a district of Bursa) by a US company (“Cargill”).

Turkey: Refusing parents right to choose children’s burial grounds breached human rights law

According to the European court, the confiscation of bodies of the applicants’ children was disproportionate and violated Article 8.