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‘Terror’ investigation against ‘Let Nuriye and Semih Live’ placard

11 August 2017

Samsun Governorate has announced the start of a judicial investigation against those holding the placard, “Let Nuriye and Semih Live” during the Beşiktaş-Konyaspor football match, due to “terrorist organization propaganda.”

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Three channels not allowed to apply to State of Emergency commission

10 August 2017

Hayatın Sesi TV, IMC TV and TV10 channels are not able to apply to the State of Emergency Commission, which was established to find remedies for the victimisation of shut-down institutions of State of Emergency.

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Ban against use of names ‘Nuriye and Semih’ during protest in Istanbul

10 August 2017

Confederation of Public Employees' Trade Unions (KESK) Istanbul Branches Platform tried to organize a press statement in front of Galatasaray High School with the demand to release hunger-strikers Nuriye Gülmen and Semih Özakça, and for those fired from work to be re-hired.

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CHP Ankara MP Sarıhan announces rights violations report

10 August 2017

Republican People’s Party (CHP) Ankara MP and GNAT Human Rşghts Commission member Şenal Sarıhan has announced her report on rights violations between 1-8 August.

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43 rights defenders released under judicial control

9 August 2017

43 rights defenders were taken into custody while attempting to hold a press statement for hunger-strikers Nuriye Gülmen and Semih Özakça.

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