Turkey condemned by the ECHR for the “arbitrary” pre-trial detention of 427 magistrates

This is one of the many cases brought before the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) since the failed coup in Turkey in the summer of 2016. The Court condemned Turkey on Tuesday 23 November for the detention provisional “Arbitrary” of 427 magistrates, five years after the massive purge in the Turkish administration, army and … Read more

In Greece, MEP testifies about refoulement of refugees to Turkey

The secure camp for migrants on the island of Samos (Greece), September 18, 2021. LOUISA GOULIAMAKI / AFP “When we got out of the boat, we heard gunshots, we climbed into the mountains. We were five adults and we could run… But the other nineteen people, including three children, disappeared ”, testifies a young Somali, … Read more

Turkey: Can Candan, banned professor at Bosphorus University

Can Candan, in Istanbul, Thursday, November 4, 2021. SABIHA CIMEN / MAGNUM PHOTO FOR “THE WORLD” Lecturer at the Bosphorus University (Bogazici, in Turkish) in Istanbul, Can Candan was declared “Persona non grata” within his alma mater, the “Harvard Turkish”, where he taught for fourteen years. His new status was notified to him on the … Read more