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Police violence remains under impunity once again

12 March 2019

Ankara Chief Public Prosecutor’s Office issued a verdict of non-prosecution for the police officer, who broke the cheekbone of Nazan Bozkurt while beating her during the protest of re-employment at Yüksel Street after dismissals with emergency decrees.

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Prosecutor’s Office: Police has no fault, Gülsüm Elvan might have broken her arm herself

27 February 2019

A verdict of non-prosecution was issued for the police officers, who broke the arm of Berkin Elvan’s mother, Gülsüm Elvan, while detaining her during the protest to support educators Nuriye Gülmen and Semih Özakça, who are on a hunger strike for re-employment after being dismissed from public service with emergency decrees.

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Berkin Elvan Case: Defendant police officer not arrested, discovery verdict after six years

27 February 2019

The prosecution of the lawsuit filed on the death of Berkin Elvan, who was shot dead with a tear gas shell in Okmeydanı, Istanbul during the Gezi Park protests, continued at Istanbul 17th Assize Court.

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Acquittal in work murder due to “emergency decree”

4 February 2019

Ankara West 9th Criminal Court of First Instance acquitted trustee defendant Süleyman Sarıyıldız in the lawsuit filed on the death of Emre Tombuloğlu, who died by falling down in the elevator shaft.

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No lawsuit filed against police officer despite “fault in service”

23 January 2019

The lawsuit of compensation opened by the family of 12-year-old Helin Hasret Şen at the Ministry of the Interior was concluded.

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Nol-pros in investigation on 17-year-old killed with police gun

18 January 2019

The investigation on the death of Ömer Koç, who was killed with a hunting rifle on October 4, 2015 at 5 Nisan Neighborhood near a “Ranger”-type police vehicle that was patrolling around two streets away from his home in Bağlar district of Diyarbakır, was concluded with non-prosecution.  

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