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Civil disobedience action for Dr. Ö. Faruk Gergerlioğlu and journalist Nurcan Baysal
12 of 170 intellectuals called for peace against Afrin operation, have filed a criminal complaint against President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan for calling them “traitor, immoral, vulgar, hypocritical, trickster, clown savant, human shields to the terrorists, abettor to the separatist terror organization” after giving a press statement in front of Çağlayan Courthouse.
The Spokesman of our Initiative and musician Şanar Yurdatapan and Prof. Dr. Baskın Oran made a criminal complaint against President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. The two names also filed lawsuits of moral indemnity, symbolically for 1 TL each.
Istanbul 35th Assize Court ordered the release of Attorney Taner Kılıç, Chair of Amnesty Turkey, issued an arrest warrant for him again before 24 hours passed after the first decision.
Kılıç’s file was added to the indictment as a suspect issued on October 2017 against 10 right defenders detained in Büyükada, was joined with Büyükada case on October 25, 2017. The prosecutor objected to release order given at the last hearing yesterday and Kılıç was detained before he is released from the prison.
The court ruled Kılıç to be pending trial in custody.