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Summary against hunger-striker Leyla Güven

15 May 2019

33 new summaries were sent to the Parliamentary Speaker’s Office with the claim to revoke the legislative immunities of 21 MPs to be revoked.

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Constitutional Court: Access ban on news shared on social media is violation of press freedom and freedom of expression

15 May 2019

The Constitutional Court (AYM) decided that the access ban brought against the news shared by Republican People’s Party (CHP) 26th Session Istanbul MP and journalist Barış Yarkadaş on Gerçek Gündem news website was a violation of freedom of expression and press freedom.

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Journalist Seda Taşkın convicted due to “propaganda,” acquitted of “aiding illegal organization”

15 May 2019

6th Criminal Chamber of Erzurum Regional Court (Appeal Court) reversed the 7.5 years of imprisonment issued by the local court against Mezopotamya Agency reporter Seda Taşkın.

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RTÜK issues penalty against TELE1 after broadcasting Parliamentary speech of HDP Co-Chair

15 May 2019

Radio and Television Supreme Council (RTÜK) issued a penalty of primetime news blackout for two days against TELE1 channel.

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“MIT Trucks” Case: Lawsuit against Erdem Gül abated, Enis Berberoğlu not sentenced

15 May 2019

In the lawsuit filed on the stopping of the trucks belonging to the Turkish National Intelligence, the file against Adalar Mayor Erdem Gül was abated and Republican People’s Party (CHP) MP Enis Berberoğlu was not sentenced.

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