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.
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.
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.
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.
The lawsuit of compensation opened by the family of 12-year-old Helin Hasret Şen at the Ministry of the Interior was concluded.
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.
The notion of IMPUNITY can be defined plainly as the impossibility of investigation, prosecution and penalization of rights violations in legal, administrative and factual methods. This mechanism encompasses all stages of the judiciary and execution, starting from the action itself and the perpetrator, and is a dominant and widespread administrative and judicial practice in Turkey….
European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) did not accept the application on Roboski Massacre, causing the deaths of 34 people, 19 of them children, after the bombardment of Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) aircraft.