European court rules Turkey violated top judge’s right to liberty

The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) on Tuesday ruled that Turkey had violated the rights to liberty and security of Alparslan Altan, a former judge of the country’s Constitutional Court who was jailed immediately after a 2016 coup attempt.   Altan was detained on July 16, 2016, a day after the abortive putsch, and … Continue reading European court rules Turkey violated top judge’s right to liberty