Turkish court rules to release Demirtaş in one case on eve of ECtHR hearing

The Ankara 19th High Criminal Court on Monday ruled to release jailed Kurdish politician Selahattin Demirtaş pending trial, but he was not allowed to leave prison since he had been convicted in another case. On Sept. 18 the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) will hear a case against Turkey upon the application of Demirtaş’s … Continue reading Turkish court rules to release Demirtaş in one case on eve of ECtHR hearing