Turkey: Court rejects human rights complaint from judge dismissed after coup attempt

The court has rejected the application of a judge dismissed following the attempted coup d’État, as the domestic law provides for a new domestic remedy for challenging her dismissal.

Turkey: Jagland urges ECHR judicial safeguards for the “dismissed and imprisoned”

“It is imperative for Turkey and Europe that the judicial safeguards for all those who have been dismissed or are in prison are based on the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) and on the case law of the European Court of Human Rights,” Jagland said at a joint press conference with Bekir Bozdağ, Minister of Justice of Turkey.

Turkey: Thorbjørn Jagland “shocked and saddened” by assassination of Russia’s ambassador

He declared: I am shocked and deeply saddened by the assassination of the Russian Federation’s Ambassador to Turkey in Ankara today.

Turkey: Jagland condemns deadly terrorist bomb attack

“I strongly condemn the terrorist attack which killed so many soldiers and injured dozens this morning in Kayseri, less than a week after the deadly Istanbul attacks,” said Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland.

Turkey: European Court of Human Rights to examine complaints against curfew measures

Complaints against curfew measures imposed by Turkey’s authorities following a failed coup attempt, are now under examination at the European Court of Human Rights.