Turkey: Court backs MP over intelligence service human rights complaint

The case concerned a domestic court decision that allowed for the interception, monitoring and examination of electronic communications of everyone in Turkey for about a month and a half in 2005.

Turkey: Nils Muižnieks concerned by third consecutive Istanbul Pride ban

Human rights commissioner Nils Muižnieks has expressed his concern at the third consecutive ban on the annual Pride march in Istanbul.

Court: Turkey wrong to convict letter critic of civil servant

The case concerned the criminal conviction of an accountant (Ali Çetin) for insulting a civil servant, as a result of comments made by Çetin in a letter relating to a professional conflict.

Turkey: Court sets human rights deadline on journalists’ detention complaint

The complaint concerns the placement in detention of ten journalists (columnists, journalists and editors) from the daily newspaper Cumhuriyet (“the Republic”).

Report: Turkey’s compliance with anti-corruption recommendations remains “globally unsatisfactory”

The Group of States Against Corruption report examines the authorities response to 17 recommendations covering incrimination and the transparency of political funding.