Ocalan trial unfair - ECHR

[JURIST] The European Court of Human Rights [official website] ruled Wednesday that Turkey had violated the rights of captured Kurdish rebel leader Abdullah Ocalan by delaying his trial and had not tried him before an independent and impartial tribunal. Read the ECHR press release summarizing the judgment.

 

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