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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Turkey is the most active country in seeking the removal of content on Twitter, accounting for nearly half of all requests worldwide, according to a biannual transparency report by the company.
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ruled on Sept. 19 that the Turkish government must pay compensation amounting to 30,000 euros for the lack of safety measures on a building site that led to the death of a man in 2002.
An Istanbul court late on Sept. 11 ordered the continuation of arrest for journalists and executives from daily Cumhuriyet
An Ankara court on Sept. 14 ordered two teachers, who have been on hunger strike for six months in protest at their dismissal from their jobs, to remain in jail, despite growing alarm over their health.
Some 300 women this year have changed their names to avoid domestic violence, whereas this figure was 40 and 125, respectively for 2013 and 2015, daily Habertürk reported on Sept. 11.
Seventeen lawyers of two imprisoned hunger-striking educators have been detained two days before the first hearing of their case, in which the educators are accused of being members of a terrorist organization.
The sixth hearing of the trial of 17 executives and journalists from the daily Cumhuriyet, including the newspaper’s Editor-in-Chief Murat Sabuncu, Ahmet Şık, Kadri Gürsel and cartoonist Musa Kart, will take place today in a hearing room across Istanbul’s Silivri Prison.
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) on Sept. 12 fined Turkey a total of 115,000 euros over an armed incident in 2007 which involved Turkish soldiers killing one man and injuring another in the eastern province of Tunceli.
Amnesty International Secretary-General Salil Shetty on Sept. 9 visited the organization’s Turkey director İdil Eser, who was jailed on “terrorism” charges two months ago along with seven other activists