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.

Venice Commission: Turkey’s authorities “went too far” after failed July coup

The report, from the Council of Europe’s consitutional experts, acknowledges that Turkey did have “good reasons” to declare a state of emergency but confirms that the measures taken by the government went beyond what is permitted by the Turkish Constitution and by international law.

Turkey: Strasbourg court rejects teacher’s human rights challenge after failed coup

The case concerned the dismissal of a teacher from his duties by a legislative decree issued by the Council of Ministers in the context of the state of emergency introduced after the attempted coup
d’état of 15 July 2016.