Turkey: Wronged teacher wins human rights court backing

The case concerned the refusal by the Ministry of Education to appoint Abdullah Yılmaz to a teaching post abroad even though he had passed a competitive examination.

Turkey: Court gives notice of 546 applications following July 2016 attempted coup d’état

The applications concern, in particular, the provisional detention of members of the legal service following the attempted coup d’état of 15 July 2016.

Court: Turkey wrong to detain former Constitutional Court judge after attempted coup

The applicant, Alparslan Altan, a former member of the Turkish Constitutional Court, is currently detained. and was today awarded 10,000 euros in respect of non-pecuniary damage

Turkey: Disabled bomber awaits court decision on prison conditions

The case concerns Civan Boltan’s conditions of detention in the light of his disability, as well as the lack of prospects for his eventual release, given that he was sentenced to aggravated life imprisonment.

Cyprus and Turkey: Court judgement in triple murder human rights complaint

The case concerned the investigation into the killing of three Cypriot nationals of Turkish Cypriot origin in the Cypriot-Government controlled area of Cyprus in 2005. The killers fled back to the “Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus” (the “TRNC”).