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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
A new regulation introduced by the Turkish Justice Ministry due to overpopulation in prisons excludes inmates arrested or convicted on terrorism, drugs or sexual abuse charges, officials have said.
The suspect of the arson attack on the Müjdat Gezen Arts and Culture Center in Istanbul’s Kadıköy district was arrested a day after his release on Feb. 23
Toygun ATİLLA – ISTANBUL
The suspect of the arson attack on the Müjdat Gezen Arts and Culture Center in Istanbul’s Kadıköy district was released on judicial control on Feb. 23
The main investigation into the July 15, 2016, failed coup attempt, widely believed to have been masterminded by the network of U.S.-based Islamic preacher Fethullah Gülen, has been completed
Anti-terrorism police in Istanbul detained 35 people suspected of links to the Islamic State Iraq and Levant (ISIL) on Feb. 22, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported.
An 82-year-old woman in the Aegean province of Manisa, who received a sentence to serve community service by guarding a mosque in her village after she got involved in a fight with her cane, was cleared of charges on Feb. 23 after seven months, Doğan News Agency has reported.
Turan YILMAZ - ANKARA
The arson attack on the Müjdat Gezen Arts and Culture Center in Istanbul’s Kadıköy district is a “provocation,” Culture and Tourism Minister Nabi Avcı has said.
Some 1,734 people have been arrested for “making terror propaganda” on social media since the failed July 2016 coup attempt, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported.
A court has accepted an indictment prepared against Turkish fashion designer Barbaros Şansal and has said his trial would be held on March 16.
Oya Armutçu – ANKARA
Overpopulation in Turkish prisons in the aftermath of the July 15, 2016 coup attempt has led the Turkish Justice Ministry to introduce new regulations that would better prison conditions for inmates serving less than 10 years in prison.
The trial for the killing of a Turkish anti-coup soldier, who has been idolized for his resistance during a raid on the Special Forces Command in Ankara before he was killed by coup plotting soldiers, has started.