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Another chamber of the ECHR previously ruled in 2018 that Demirtaş's right to a speedy trial had been violated, given the length of his pre-trial detention without a final conviction. The judgment.. On the grounds that the arrest of Demirtaş was for political reasons, the Grand Chamber has concluded that the Article 18 of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) was violated and ruled that all necessary measures shall be taken to end his imprisonment immediately

The Grand Chamber of the ECHR said Demirtas - who is charged with terrorism-related offences - had had his rights violated under five different categories, including freedom of expression and.. The European Court of Human Rights is holding a Grand Chamber1 hearing today Wednesday 18 September 2019 at 9.15 a.m. in the case of Selahattin Demirtaş v. Turkey (no. 2) (application no. 14305/17) Demirtaş's co-defendants include current and former members of parliament from the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP). The first hearing of the merged cases against Demirtaş took place on April.

European Court of Human Rights (ECHR), Former HDP Co-Chair Selahattin Demirtaş'on the grounds that his request to engage in social activities with 9 prisoners in prison was rejected without any justification, inadmissible. According to the information obtained, Demirtaş was taken to the same ward with HDP's Abdullah Zeydan shortly after he was arrested on November 4, 2016 Turkey (no. 2) - The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has ordered Turkey to release the opposition deputy from prison.and, in its complex ruling this week, concluded there has been several violations of the Convention . Demirtaş' lawyer said he has applied for release following the ECHR ruling Turkey is part of the Council of Europe, in which member states agree to follow rulings of the ECHR. Mr Demirtas, who has been detained since November 2016, faces dozens of charges, and prosecutors.. middle east Demirtas ECHR FreeSpeech Kurdistan TurkeyCrackdown Erdogan EU NATO ERBIL (Kurdistan 24) - Turkish judicial authorities on Tuesday upheld a prison sentence of four years and eight months for Kurdish political leader Selahattin Demirtas over terrorist propaganda in the wake of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ruling to release him immediately

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  2. ECHR: Demirtas should be released, his rights were violated The European Court of Human Rights has decided on 20 November on the lawfulness regarding the pre-trial detention of Kurdish politician Selahattin Demirtaş. ANF; STRASBOURG; Tuesday, 20 Nov 2018, 11:00; The European Court of Human Rights ruled on Tuesday that the Turkish government violated former Peoples' Democratic Party co-chair.
  3. The ECHR ruled on Dec. 22 that Turkey must immediately release Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) former co-chair Demirtaş, saying the justification for his four years in prison was a cover for limiting pluralism and debate
  4. ent actors in lining up behind the HDP leader: European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini and members of Turkey's largest opposition party, the centrist Republican People's Party, have also called for his release (the latter somewhat ironically, considering it supported the 2015 measures that made Demirtaş's prosecution possible)
  5. Yesterday (December 22), the ECtHR ruled that the arrest of Demirtaş violated his freedom of expression and right to participate in elections. Demirtaş has been behind bars since November 2016 and competed in the 2018 presidential election while he was under pre-trial detention
  6. Turkey: Free Politician after European Court Ruling. Selahattin Demirtaş, former co-chair of the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP), was among MPs jailed on November 4, 2016. His vacant seat in.
  7. A German law professor who represented Turkey in the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has blocked Selahattin Demirtaş's attorney on Twitter for asking him about Ankara's non-compliance with rulings that call for the immediate release of the former Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) co-chair. Friday January 29 2021 01:29 p

Peoples' Democratic Party's (HDP) former co-chair Selahattin Demirtaş, imprisoned in Edirne Prison in Turkey, has spoken to the Financial Times (FT) about the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR). Demirtaş said the ECHR had failed to prevent President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan from abusing the country's courts, leaving him and thousands of others languishing in jail The ECHR on Tuesday ruled that Turkey must immediately release Demirtaş, who is charged with terrorism-related offences, and that the Kurdish politician's rights were violated under five different categories, including freedom of expression and liberty

View All Result. HDP former co-chair Selahattin Demirtaş criticizes the ECHR. 1:35 am 01/02/202 Shafaq News/ The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ruled on Tuesday that Turkey must immediately release prominent Kurdish politician Selahattin Demirtas, saying the justification for his four ye Amnesty International's senior Turkey researcher Andrew Gardner said the ECHR's judgment on the Demirtas case has an immense importance, not only for the politician but for the judicial system in.. In 2018, the ECHR ruled that Demirtaş's confinement without new evidence would amount to continued violations of Article 46 of the European Convention on Human Rights. Demirtaş faces dozens of charges, which, if combined, could exceed 140 years in prison sentences

Medyascope.tvThis Week in Turkey (90): with Başak Çalı on ECHR's Demirtaş decision: What's next?Patreon.com'da Medyascope.tv'ye nasıl destek olurum?1. www.pa.. Condemns the Turkish authorities' treatment of Mr Demirtaş, which violates his rights under the ECHR, the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, Turkish domestic law, and his human dignity as enshrined in Article 17 of the Constitution of the Republic of Turkey; considers the unlawful extension of Mr Demirtaş' detention for more than 4 years a cruel and politically. Parêzerê Demîrtaş Derheqa Rewşa Wî Agahîyan Dide. Dadgeha Mafên Mirovan ya Ewrupa (ECHR) di derbarê sîyasetvan Selahattîn Demîrtaş de berîya 50 rojan biryar dabû ku ew bi sedemên sîyasî li zindanê tê girtin. Dadgehê xwestîbû ku Demîrtaş demûldest were berdan. ECHR'ê herwiha sedemên jibo girtina Demîrtaş jî. Both Demirtas and the Turkish government requested the case be sent to the Grand Chamber in February 2019. The Chamber issued its judgment, upholding the 2018 ECHR ruling in which the court found Demirtas' detention violated Article 18 of the European Convention, or the limitation on restrictions of rights. It was the first time the ECHR.

ANF. BERLIN. Wednesday, 27 Jan 2021, 10:22. The German government calls on the Turkish government to comply with rulings of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) and to fulfill its obligations under the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR). This specifically concerns the Kurdish politician Selahattin Demirtaş, who has been imprisoned. The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) is set to hear Turkey's appeal on the detention of Selahattin Demirtaş.The ECHR will reevaluate its ruling in the fall of 2018 that Mr. Demirtaş should be released, as his detention had exceeded a reasonable period (March 19, 2019, Hurriyet) The European Court of Human Rights ruled on Tuesday that Turkey must immediately release prominent Kurdish politician Selahattin Demirtas, saying the justification for his four years in prison was a cover for limiting pluralism and debate

ECtHR Grand Chamber: Release Selahattin Demirtaş

  1. Ankara accuses Demirtaş of terrorism related activity. He faces up to 142 years in prison if convicted. Demirtaş has been imprisoned in Turkey since November 2016. In its statement, the ECHR stressed that Demirtaş's rights to express opinion, freedom, and other rights had been violated
  2. Case Summary and Outcome. In Selahattin Demirtaş v. Turkey (No. 2), the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) found that the Turkish government's attempts to curtail the political speech of its adversaries, most notably of Mr. Demirtaş (the leader of the opposition), was violative of his rights under Article 10 (freedom of expression), Articles 5(1) and 5(3) (right to.
  3. In a speech to his AK party in parliament, the Turkish president said the ECHR had defended a terrorist and only Turkish courts could rule on the Demirtas case. Demirtas had failed to distance.
  4. Ramazan Demir, a lawyer for Demirtas, said in a press release that the ECHR's ruling was clear and that his client should be immediately released. The court decided that the initial arrest.

Demirtas, 45, is a former co-chairman of the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP). Last week, the ECHR urged Turkey to swiftly process Demirtas's legal case, saying his pre-trial. Selahattin Demirtaş (* 10. April 1973 in Palu) ist ein türkischer Politiker und ehemaliger Co-Vorsitzender der Halkların Demokratik Partisi (HDP). Bei der Präsidentschaftswahl 2014 trat er als einer von drei Kandidaten gegen Erdoğan an. Im November 2016 wurde er verhaftet, seitdem sitzt er in Edirne in einem Typ-F-Gefängnis in U-Haft Familie, Ausbildung und Beruf. Das zweite von sieben. The ECHR's decision in favour of Turkish opposition politician Selahattin Demirtaş has important implications, says Prof. Başak Çalı. On 22 December 2020, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights ruled that Turkey had violated the right to political expression and right to liberty of Selahattin Demirtaş and demanded his immediate release from detention

European Court of Human Rights says Turkey must free Demirta

  1. Demirtaş, who was the co-chairperson of the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) when he was arrested in November 2016, has been behind bars since then despite a decision from the ECtHR in November 2018 that ruled Demirtaş's pre-trial detention was a political act and called for his release. Turkish courts refused to implement the European court's ruling, and a regional appeals.
  2. Demirtaş and other prisoners of conscience European Parliament resolution of 21 January 2021 on the human rights situation in (ECHR) and bound to the provisions and the case law of the ECtHR; B. whereas, since mid-September 2020, Turkish police have been carrying out large-scale dawn raids across Turkey in which dozens of politicians, political activists, lawyers, and other civil society.
  3. After the ECHR's decision on Demirtaş, the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) and Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) alliance blocked the decision from being implemented by suppressing judicial organisations in Turkey. Twenty-two bar associations, including Diyarbakır (Amed), Adana, Gaziantep (Dilok), İstanbul and İzmir, criticised the attitude of the government and demanded the.
  4. The ECHR said it saw no evidence in decisions on Demirtas' detention that linked his actions and the alleged offences. The Court concluded that the reasons put forward by the authorities for the applicant's pre-trial detention had merely been cover for an ulterior political purpose, which was a matter of indisputable gravity for democracy, it said in its finding
  5. It held that Mr. Demirtaş' pre-trial detention violated his right to liberty (Art. 5 ECHR), his freedom of expression (Art. 10 ECHR) and his right to stand for election and sit as a member of parliament (Art. 3 AP 1 ECHR). Additionally, the Court found that the pre-trial detention pursued an ulterior political motive and therefore violated the prohibition of the misuse of power (Art. 18.
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The ECHR also questioned whether Turkey's top court is an effective legal means in Demirtaş's case. Ramazan Demir, one of Demirtaş's lawyers, said that the defense request came due to the Constitutional Court's delay in issuing a ruling on Demirtaş's imprisonment. These questions are asked for the first time in this case and it's very significant, Demir tweeted on Feb. 1. Another lawyer. The ECHR hearing of HDP former Co-chair Selahattin Demirtaş will be held today at ECHR Grand Chamber. Attorneys of Demirtaş said the defense will be made today and the decision will be announced later, MP Agency reported. The Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) discusses the application of Peoples' Democratic Party

Grand Chamber hearing on the pre-trial detention of

Turkey also has to pay Demirtas a total of 60,400 euros for financial loss, immaterial damage and compensation for costs and expenses. ECHR demanded the end of imprisonment in 2018. The 47-year-old Demirtas is the former chairman of the pro-Kurdish party HDP. At the beginning of November 2016, he and his then co-boss Figen Yüksekdag were arrested MHP leader, interior minister slam ECHR's ruling on Demirtaş ANKARA. Devlet Bahçeli, the head of the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP), and Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu have slammed a verdict by the European Court of Human Rights on the release of the former co-leader of the People's Democratic Party (HDP), Selahattin Demirtaş, who they both has categorized as a terrorist The grand chamber of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR), the body's highest decision-making authority, found six violations of the rights of Selahattin Demirtas, a former co-leader of the. Demirtaş's application to the ECHR was related to the main case in which he was arrested. Demirtaş, who argued that his detention was against the constitution and the CMK, applied to the Constitutional Court together with other HDP members. However, in the course of the Constitutional Court process, Demirtaş went to the ECHR. In this process, the Constitutional Court began to examine the.

Turkish court dismisses plea for release of Demirtaş after

A lawyer of Selahattin Demirtas, a pro-Kurdish opposition politician in Turkey, has applied for his release, shortly after t he European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ruled that his pre-trial. The Grand Chamber of the ECHR said Demirtas - who is charged with terrorism-related offences - had had his freedom of expression, liberty and other rights violated. His pre-trial detention sent a dangerous message to the entire population that sharply narrowed free democratic debate, it said. The Court thus concluded that the reasons put forward by the authorities for the applicant's.

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  1. The ECHR had the immediate release of the opposition politician on Tuesday arranged. At the time of his arrest in early November 2016, Demirtas was chairman of the pro-Kurdish opposition party HDP. His MP immunity was lifted that year. There are numerous lawsuits against the politician. In the main trial, Demirtas is charged, among other things, with membership in a terrorist organization. The.
  2. The ECHR has found that Turkey is violating the ECHR by imprisoning Selahattin Demirtaş and is acting out of political motives, wrote State Secretary of the Federal Foreign Office Miguel Berger in response to a question from German Parliament (Bundestag) Member Helin Evrim Sommer of the Left Party. The German government has urged Turkey to release him immediately and will continue to.
  3. 3 ECHR Judgment Selahattin Demirtas v. Turkey (no. 2); November 20, 2018. 4 Mortimer, Jasper: Turkish appeals court upholds conviction of top Kurdish politician; Al- Monitor, December 4, 2018 . 3 BOSPHORUS PRIZE September 2019 Erdoğan also said that The decision does not bind us. We will counter it and finish what we're doing.5 This statement references the decision of the Istanbul.
  4. The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) Grand Chamber decided that former Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) co-chair Selahattin Demirtaş was to be released immediately on 22 December. Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan ignored the decision and said, The decision is not our concern, leading to angry reactions across Turkey

GRAND CHAMBER DECISION Selahattin Demirtaş v. Turkey 22.12.2020 (no. 2) (app. no. 14305/17) see here SUMMARY The case concerned the arrest and pre-trial detention of Mr Selahattin Demirtaş, who at the time of the events was one of the co-chairs of the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP), a left-wing pro-Kurdish political party. The Court found in [ The ECHR denounces having been the target of a computer attack after the publication of the verdict. MADRID, 23 (EUROPA PRESS) The President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has criticized the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) on Wednesday for its ruling demanding that it immediately release the former co-president of the pro-Kurdish People's Democratic Party (HDP) Selahattin Demirtas Demirtas has consistently denied all charges. On Tuesday, the ECHR said that it had accepted that Demirtas had been arrested and detained on reasonable suspicion of having committed a. Demirtaş, despite the European Court of Human Rights' binding judgments ruling for their immediate release, reveals a infringement proceedings under Article 46 § 4 of the ECHR. The case of Selahattin Demirtaş Decisive and urgent action by the Committee of Ministers is further needed in the case of Selahattin Demirtaş v. Turkey (no. 2), at its March 2021 DH Meeting. Selahattin. MHP leader, interior minister slam ECHR's ruling on Demirtaş. Turkey criticizes EU's 2020 enlargement report. Turkey reduced number of ECHR violations in 2019, minister says. Turkey's real agenda in 2020 is democracy economy, says CHP. Court of Cassation rules for same transfer period for Turkish, foreign convicts. Khashoggi's killers did not act alone: Turkish FM . Turkish FM rebukes.

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ECHR calls on Turkey to immediately release Demirtaş Today, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ruled that Turkey should take all necessary measures to ensure the immediate release of the former co-chair of the HDP, Salahuddin Demirtaş This Week in Turkey's guest was Professor of Public Law, Prof. Dr. Levent Köker. Prof. Köker assessed the ruling of the European Court of Human Justice on Se.. Selahattin Demirtaş. Chairman of the Peoples' Democratic Party; In office 22 June 2014 - 11 February 2018. Serving with Serpil Kemalbay (formerly Figen Yüksekda ğ) Preceded by: Ertuğrul Kürkçü: Succeeded by: Sezai Temelli: Co-chair of the Peace and Democracy Party; In office 1 February 2010 - 22 April 2014. Serving with Gültan Kışanak. Preceded by: Mustafa Ayzit Demir Çelik. The ECHR said it saw no evidence in decisions on Demirtas' detention that linked his actions and the alleged offences. The Court concluded that the reasons put forward by the authorities for the applicant's pre-trial detention had merely been cover for an ulterior political purpose, which was a matter of indisputable gravity for democracy, it said in its finding

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The ECHR said Demirtas' continued detention on such similar grounds would entail a prolongation of the violation of his rights. (Additional reporting by Tuvan Gumrukcu; Editing by Jonathan. Demirtas' lawyers then filed an appeal to an Ankara court calling for his release. In its ruling, the court said the ECHR decision had not been finalized. In its ruling, the court said the ECHR. R. Dec. 22, 2020. Dec. 22, 2020. The European Court of Human Rights ruled on Tuesday that Turkey must immediately release prominent Kurdish politician Selahattin Demirtas, saying the justification for his four years in prison was a cover for limiting pluralism and debate. The Grand Chamber of the ECHR said Demirtas - who is charged with.

Turkey must free Selahattin Demirtas, European rights

Turkish court upholds imprisonment for Demirtas following

  1. Selahattin Demirtaş. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Jump to navigation Jump to search. This article may be expanded with text translated from the corresponding article in Turkish. (December 2020) Click [show] for important translation instructions. View a machine.
  2. The ECHR ruled earlier on Tuesday that Turkey violated the right to a speedy trial for Demirtaş, who was sentenced in September to over four years in jail on terrorism charges related to a speech he gave in 2013, after having spent nearly two years jailed while on trial
  3. The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) held Tuesday that Turkey is to take all necessary measures to secure the immediate release of Selahattin Demirtaş, a Kurdish politician held by the Turkish government on terrorism charges.The Grand Chamber held that there had been multiple violations of the European Convention of Human Rights. It also found no evidence supporting Demirtaş's.
  4. The Strasbourg-based ECHR ruled Demirtaş' imprisonment had been aimed at stifling pluralism and limiting freedom of political debate, calling for his release from the pre-trial detention.
  5. Demirtas denies supporting terrorism and says his party has always backed a peaceful solution to Turkey's decades-old Kurdish conflict. The ECHR has issued two rulings on Demirtas's case, in.
  6. The ECHR in December 2020 ruled that Turkey must immediately release Demirtaş, saying the justification for his four years in prison was a cover for limiting pluralism and debate. The Grand Chamber of the ECHR said Demirtaş - who is charged with terrorism-related offenses - had had his rights violated under five different categories, including freedom of expression and liberty
  7. The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has condemned Turkey for the detention of opposition leader Salahuddin Demirtaş, who has been behind bar since 2016.. The court asked Ankara to release Demirtaş, the former leader of the HDP, who has been under investigation since November 2016, on charges of being linked to the Kurdistan Workers Party, which Ankara classifies as a terrorist group

The ECHR Ruling on Demirtas and Turkey's Response

ANKARA: The Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) on Tuesday ordered Turkey to immediately release jailed Kurdish politician Selahattin Demirtas. In their ruling, the chamber. The ECHR determined a violation of Article 5 § 3 (right to be brought promptly before a judge) of the Convention, a violation of Article 3 of Protocol No. 1 (right to free elections), a violation of Article 18 (limitation on use of restrictions on rights) in conjunction with Article 5 § 3. The case concerned the arrest and pre-trial detention of Selahattin Demirtaş, who at the time of the. MHP leader, interior minister slam ECHR's ruling on Demirtaş. Published by Hurriyet on Thu, 12/24/2020 - 14:23. Devlet Bahçeli, the head of the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP), and Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu have slammed a verdict by the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) on the release of the former co-leader of the People's Democratic Party (HDP), Selahattin Demirtaş, who. 'ECHR's ruling on Selahattin Demirtas is meaningless' December 24, 2020. ANKARA. Turkey's interior minister on Thursday said a recent verdict by the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) was meaningless on a former opposition party co-head, whom he accused of being a terrorist. [Selahattin] Demirtas is a terrorist. The European Court of Human Rights' decision, whatever the reason. The ECHR said it saw no evidence in decisions on Demirtas' detention that linked his actions and the alleged offences. The Court concluded that the reasons put forward by the authorities for the applicant's pre-trial detention had merely been a cover for an ulterior political purpose, which was a matter of indisputable gravity for democracy, it said in its finding

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The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) last month slammed the pre-trial detention of Demirtas, who is considered a potential rival to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, as politically motivated. Demirtas, a former co-leader of the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP), has been detained since 2016 pending his trial on multiple charges that include managing a terrorist organisation. He. Avrupa İnsan Hakları Mahkemesi (AİHM), eski HDP Eş Genel Başkanı Selahattin Demirtaş'ın özel hayata saygı hakkının ihlali başvurusunu kabul edilemez buldu. Kararda, Demirtaş'a.

Erdoğan says ECHR's ruling for Selahattin Demirtaş's

In its final judgement regarding a 2018 decision on Demirtas's release, the ECHR Grand Chamber on December 22 ruled that Demirtas's four years in prison violated his rights under five different categories, including freedom of expression and right to liberty. According to Ahval Demirtas's lawyer Mahsuni Karaman announced the appeal via his Twitter account on late Friday. In the face. Selahattin Demirtaş, the former co-leader of the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP), should have been freed from prison after last week's ruling by Turkey's top court, his lawyer Ramazan Demir told Ahval. Turkey's Constitutional Court (AYM) ruled that the lengthy imprisonment of Demirtaş violated his rights to freedom on June 19. Demirtaş's legal ordeal began on November 4. Meanwhile, the ECHR announced that its website came under a large-scale cyberattack after its Demirtas ruling, making the site inaccessible for several hours. The Court strongly deplores.

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In 2018, the ECHR ordered the release of Demirtaş, holding that his imprisonment had the ulterior purpose of stifling pluralism and limiting freedom of political debate. However, Turkey's President Erdogan said the ECHR rulings were not binding, and pre-trial detention of Demirtaş was approved. From Jurist, Dec. 23. Used with permission. See our last posts on the detention of. Stream This Week in Turkey (90): with Başak Çalı on ECHR's Demirtaş decision: What's next? by Medyascope from desktop or your mobile devic

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The ECHR also rejected the contention of Turkish prosecutors that the sheer number of charges leveled against Demirtas, good for over 140 years of prison time if he is found guilty on all counts, justified keeping him in prison until a long series of trials could be arranged. The overall tone of the ruling is one of severe disapproval of throwing sitting opposition officeholders in jail. Selahattin Demirtaş was born in a Zaza-speaking family in Elazığ in 1973 where he completed both his primary and secondary education. He cites his experience at the funeral of politician Vedat Aydın as a political awakening: . I became a different person. My life's course changed although I didn't fully understand the reason behind the events, now I knew: we were Kurds, and since this. Demirtas appeals to the ECHR Grand Chamber ANF - 2019-02-23 12:47. Selahattin Demirtas is appealing to the ECHR Grand Chamber for the unfavorable points of the ruling on his case which included an order for his release. 43 Turkey's jailed top Kurdish politician Selahattin Demirtas nominated for 2019 Nobel Peace Prize E-Kurd - 2019-02-02 20:13. DIYARBAKIR-AMED, Turkey's Kurdish region. HDP spokesman Selahattin Demirtas, who is in custody, and details of the defense of Turkey sent to the ECHR on the application made by 10 deputies of mostly detained HDP have emerged. The 97-page defense sent by the Ministry of Justice Human Rights Presidency to the ECHR reminded that the law proposal for the lifting of immunities was accepted by 376 on 20 May 2016 and later published in the.

Erdoğan slams ECtHR over Demirtaş verdict, says it can't

The years-long detention of the former co-chair of the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) was a cover for limiting pluralism and political debate in the country, the court said Selahattin Demirtaş was born in Palu in 1973, where he completed both his primary and secondary education. He cites his experience at the funeral of politician Vedat Aydın as a political awakening: . I became a different person. My life's course changed although I didn't fully understand the reason behind the events, now I knew: we were Kurds, and since this wasn't an identity I would. The ECHR ruled again on Dec. 22 that Turkey must immediately release Demirtaş, citing the government's use of his four years in prison as a cover for limiting pluralism and debate in the country. Tags: Başak Demirtaş If the ECHR ruling is not binding, then why have you appealed it?'' she asked, referring to Turkey's appeal of the ECHR first ruling on Demirtas in 2018. The ECHR ruled again on Dec. 22 that Turkey must immediately release Demirtas, citing the government's use of his four years in prison as a cover for limiting pluralism and debate in the country

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Turkey: Free Politician after European Court Ruling

The ECHR said Turkey violated the principles of fair elections by jailing Demirtas during June's presidential election in which he staged a quixotic challenge against Erdogan from his prison cell, and a 2017 referendum that ushered in the constitutional changes Erdogan needed to implement an executive-style presidency that concentrates all levers of power in his office The conclusion was reached in the verdict that it was not just Mr Demirtaş's individual rights and freedoms that were under threat but the entire democratic system and it was stressed that pursuant to Articles 18 and 46 of the ECHR, for as long as there was no fresh evidence against him, the deprivation of Demirtaş's liberty would amount to a continuation of the detected violations and. The ECHR described the reasons given for Selahattin Demirtas' pre-trial detention as cover for an ulterior political purpose, which was a matter of indisputable gravity for democracy. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan rejected the court's ruling and stated that the verdict was not binding for Turkey

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Because Brother Demirtaş would not compromise his Bible-based beliefs, a report was prepared to classify him as having a mental illness. In its judgment against Turkey, the ECHR found that Brother Demirtaş suffered inhumane treatment at the hands of Turkish authorities and that his right to freedom of conscience had been violated R.B. then turned to the ECtHR, claiming that the Estonian authorities breached her rights under Articles 3 and 8 of the ECHR as they failed to conduct an effective criminal investigation into her allegations of sexual abuse. Judgment. The reasoning begins by considering that the national authorities ensured the correct application of criminal law provisions following R.B.'s allegations. For.