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World - Region
12/2/2021 10:17:56 PM
Turkey on Thursday called on the Council of Europe to avoid punishing Turkey ahead of a decision this week on whether Ankara could face rare disciplinary proceedings over the case of a jailed activist.

World - Region
10/25/2021 1:49:48 PM
Germany expressed concern on Monday after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatened to expel the German ambassador to Ankara, along with those of nine other countries, over their support for opposition figure Osman Kavala.

World - Region
10/23/2021 5:40:50 PM
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday told his foreign minister to expel the ambassadors of 10 countries including Germany and the United States who appealed for the release of a jailed civil society leader.

World - International
10/21/2021 3:28:51 PM
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday threatened to expel the US, German and eight other Western ambassadors after they issued a rare joint statement in support of a jailed civil society leader.

World - International
10/19/2021 10:39:04 AM
Turkey's Foreign Ministry on Tuesday summoned the ambassadors of the United States and nine other countries to protest a statement they issued that called for the release of imprisoned philanthropist and civil rights activist Osman Kavala in line with a European Court of Human Rights decision. The statement angered government officials who accused the countries of meddling in the Turkish judiciary.

World - Region
12/29/2020 2:13:19 PM
Kavala, 63, has been jailed since late 2017 and was remanded earlier this month at a hearing that Human Rights Watch called a 'show trial' that silences dissent

World - Region
10/9/2020 4:43:33 PM
Turkey's Western allies and rights groups have called for Kavala's release and voiced concern that his indictment points to a politicisation of Turkey's justice system

World - Region
7/28/2020 10:29:05 AM
Kavala has been in jail since November 2017. He was initially accused of financing nationwide protests in 2013, but he was acquitted on those charges in February and was ordered to be released

World - Region
7/27/2020 12:32:01 PM
Kavala on Monday marked a 1,000 days behind bars, prompting his supporters to campaign on social media and elsewhere with the hashtag #FreeOsmanKavala