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US News The businessman Osman Kavala remains in prison, the Turkish justice ignores the injunctions of the CEDH

18:10  26 november  2021
18:10  26 november  2021 Source:   rfi.fr

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Affiche représentant Osman Kavala lors d'une conférence de presse de ses avocats, le 31 octobre 2018. © AFP / Ozan Kose poster representing Osman Kavala at a press conference of his lawyers on October 31, 2018.

A tribunal of Istanbul took over this Friday, November 26 the trial of this figure of civil society incarcerated for four years. Last month, the Turkish President had threatened to declare persona not granted ten Western ambassadors who had called to the liberation of Osman Kavala. By holding it in detention, Turkey is now exposed to sanctions of the Council of Europe.

with our correspondent in Istanbul, Anne Andlauer

Turkey is therefore observing not to apply the judgments of the European Court of Human Rights. Almost two years ago, the latter had called for the "immediate" liberation of Osman Kavala on the ground, in particular, that his detention was motivated by political considerations.

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This Friday, while the patron has just passed four years behind the bars without any condemnation - having even been paid at first instance last year - the court extended its pre-trial detention. The next hearing is 17 January.

As announced, Osman Kavala refused to appear in this trial that accuses him of financing the anti-government protests of the Park Gezi in June 2013 and to be involved in the milestone. 2016.

His lawyers once again insisted on the lack of evidence, on the political pressures and the obligation, for Turkey, to implement the judgments of the European Court of Human Rights. The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe has threatened to undertake next week an infringement procedure against Ankara, which can go up to its suspension or expulsion of this organization of which it has been a member since 1949.

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