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.

Turkey: Court dismisses teacher’s complaint against coup dismissal

The case concerns Gökhan Köksal’s dismissal by legislative decree in the context of measures taken after the attempted coup d’état in Turkey.

Turkey: High risk child surgery led to human rights breach

The case concerned two high-risk operations performed on a patient which left her with severe neurological damage (92% disability).

Court: Turkey wrong to seize prisoner’s draft novel

Judges awarded €1,500 to applicant Resul Sarıgül after ruling that the decision by Turkish prison authorities to seize his handwritten novel had no legal basis and breached his right to freedom of expression.

Turkey: Court backs workers in human rights dispute with factory owner over trade union membership

The case concerned the judicial authorities’ refusal to recognise the trade union’s representation in the Tukaş Gıda Sanayi ve Ticaret company and the dismissal of employees of the company who had refused to cancel their membership of the trade union at their employer’s request.