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Adoption of New Law Aimed at Ending Terrorism and Achieving Social Integration (August 15, 2014) by Wendy Zeldin

On July 10, 2014, the Grand National Assembly (Turkey's parliament) adopted the Law on Ending Terror ...

Topic: Terrorism
Jurisdiction: Turkey

New Amendments to Laws on Judiciary (March 10, 2014) by Wendy Zeldin

On February 15, 2014, the Grand National Assembly (GNA) of Turkey passed an omnibus law (

Topic: Judges; Judiciary
Jurisdiction: Turkey

Law on Internet Publications Amended (February 24, 2014) by Wendy Zeldin

On February 6, 2014, the Grand National Assembly (GNA) of Turkey passed new amendments to Law ...

Topic: Freedom of speech; Internet
Jurisdiction: Turkey

Constitutional Court Rules on Reasonable Period of Imprisonment for Certain Crimes (November 04, 2013) by Wendy Zeldin

The Constitutional Court of Turkey handed down a decision in June 2013 to annul the maximum ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement
Jurisdiction: Turkey

New Law on Foreigners and International Protection (April 18, 2013) by Constance Johnson

On April 10, 2013, Turkey's President, Abdullah Gul, approved the Law on Foreigners and International Protection, ...

Topic: Asylum
Jurisdiction: Turkey

Law to Combat Financing of Terrorism (March 12, 2013) by Wendy Zeldin

On February 7, 2013, the Grand National Assembly (Turkey's parliament) adopted the Law on the Prevention ...

Topic: Terrorism
Jurisdiction: Turkey

Politicians Banned from Public Service Messages (February 01, 2013) by Wendy Zeldin

It was reported on January 24, 2013, that Turkey's Radio and Television Supreme Council (Radyo ve ...

Topic: Officials and employees
Jurisdiction: Turkey

Defendants to Be Permitted to Use Mother Tongue in Court Statements (January 25, 2013) by Wendy Zeldin

The Grand National Assembly (Turkey's parliament) adopted a law ...

Topic: Languages
Jurisdiction: Turkey

Constitutional Court Annuls 2008 Law That Had Lifted Ban on Wearing Headscarves at Universities (December 03, 2012) by Wendy Zeldin

It was reported on November 29, 2012, that Turkey's ...

Topic: Families
Jurisdiction: Turkey

Criticism of Anti-Terrorism Laws (November 08, 2012) by Wendy Zeldin

On November 1, 2012, the United Nations Human Rights Committee (HRC) – a body of 18 ...

Topic: Terrorism
Jurisdiction: Turkey; United Nations

Individual Access to Constitutional Court (October 12, 2012) by Wendy Zeldin

On September 24, 2012, the day that new provisions allowing access by individuals to Turkey's Constitutional ...

Topic: Constitution
Jurisdiction: Turkey

Constitutional Reform Underway (August 09, 2012) by Wendy Zeldin

Turkey's Constitutional Reconciliation Commission reconvened on August 1, 2012, to resume its preparation of a new ...

Topic: Constitution
Jurisdiction: Turkey

Tobacco Control Law Tightened (July 25, 2012) by Wendy Zeldin

On July 4, 2012, the Turkish Parliament (the Grand National Assembly, Türkiye Büyük Millet Meclisi, or ...

Topic: Tobacco and smoking
Jurisdiction: Turkey

Law Restricting Caesarean Births (July 17, 2012) by Wendy Zeldin

Turkey's Parliament passed a new law on July 4, 2012, to limit births by Cesarean section ...

Topic: Workers safety and health
Jurisdiction: Turkey

Controversial Courts to Be Abolished (July 03, 2012) by Constance Johnson

On June 27, 2012, it was reported that Turkey's ruling party, the Justice and Development Party ...

Topic: Judiciary
Jurisdiction: Turkey

Defense Lawyers Boycott Major Trial (June 19, 2012) by Constance Johnson

On June 15, 2012, defense lawyers in Turkey boycotted a high profile trial in protest over ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement
Jurisdiction: Turkey

Controversial Education Reform Legislation Passed (April 17, 2012) by Wendy Zeldin

The Grand National Assembly (GNA, Turkey's parliament) passed an education reform bill on March 30, 2012, ...

Topic: Education
Jurisdiction: Turkey

Landmark Trial of 1980 Military Coup Leaders Begins (April 12, 2012) by Wendy Zeldin

Two retired generals have been placed on trial for their role in the September 12, 1980, ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement
Jurisdiction: Turkey

Parliament Adopts Law on Prevention of Domestic Violence (March 15, 2012) by Wendy Zeldin

Turkey's Parliament (the General Assembly) passed a law on March 8, 2012, notably on International Women's ...

Topic: Domestic violence
Jurisdiction: Turkey

Cases Before European Court of Human Rights on Lengthy Detentions to Be Addressed (March 06, 2012) by Wendy Zeldin

Turkey's Minister of Justice, Sadullah Ergin, announced on March 1, 2012, that the government would establish ...

Topic: Human rights
Jurisdiction: Turkey

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Last updated: August 15, 2014