ECHR orders Turkey to pay compensation to three citizens for violation of freedom of assembly


The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) on Dec. 19 ordered Turkey to pay compensation to three citizens following their application over a violation of the right to freedom of assembly in suppressed protests in the southern province of Adana.

The court ordered Turkey to pay 240 euros in pecuniary damages to one applicant and 80 euros to the other two.

ECHR 6f good photo LLLLThe case related to fines imposed by Turkish courts against Adnan Öğrü, Veysel Kurtuluş Alabaş, and Beyhan Güvenli for participating in several demonstrations in Adana between 2009 and 2010 following an Adana Governor’s Office decree restricting the times, places and…

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