Aziz Kamil Can

    HYPOCRISY OF TURKISH CONSTITUTIONAL COURT AND THE ECtHR

    As seen in most of the totalitarian regimes, Turkey has also been abondened to a one-man rule. Transformation to the current situation from a country which was the strongest candidate to the European…
    Aziz Kamil Can

    PASSPORT UNLAWFULNESS AND THE DESPERATES SAILING TO DEATH

    When many children lost their lives in the capsized boat tragedies in Aegean Sea, one of the pro-government pool media columnists criticized and accused the victims of the crackdown on the Gulen Movement.…
    Weiser NİCHT

    Noah’s Pudding: Taste in the Unification of Differences

    Ashura: Democratic Social Order of the Foods When I thought the developments in the Middle East region, somehow Ashura (Noah’s Pudding) came to my mind. As is known, Ashura is well-known desert and…
    Burak Kahraman

    Ultimate Aim, Knowledge and Willing in Armed Terrorist Organization

    Ultimate Aim Armed terrorist organization in terms of criminal law is regulated in the Article 314 of the Turkish Penal Code (TPC). According to this article, armed organizations are the organizations established “with…
    Weiser NİCHT

    BYLOCK: ENSLAVEMENT OF FREEDOMS IN TURKEY

    Since attempted coup in Turkey dated July 15, 2016, government and judicial institutions continue a relentless witch hunt against opposition. Number of dismissed officials from the public sector exceeded hundreds of thousands long…
    Weiser NİCHT

    HUMAN RIGHTS AND SUPREME COURTS UNDER THE SHADOW OF PROCEDURAL PROVISIONS

    Rulings of the Supreme Courts inappropriate  A few days ago, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) declared the appeal of Selahattin Encu & others’ (Appeal No: 49976/16, dated 17/05/2018) for Roboski Massacre,…
    Aziz Kamil Can

    PERCEPTION MANAGEMENT CAMPAIGN /PROPAGANDA OF (TURKISH PRO-GOVERNMENT) MEDIA ABOUT THE ECHR RULINGS

    Nowadays, in Turkey where every kind of human rights violation is observed,  the pro-government media, known as “Havuz Medyasi” in Turkish, literally “the pool media”, has been undertaking a well-organized campaign of perception…
    Cem Aydın

    Disproportionate Decisions of Intemperate Judges

    Every profession has an artistic value. Art is all methods describing and expressing an emotion, a design, a beauty or similar things. A member of a profession proves his/her success and competence through…
    Burak Kahraman

    BEING A WOMAN OR A CHILD IN PRISON

    The July 15 coup attempt remains shrouded in mystery. High-ranking political, military and intelligence officials who should be held accountable for the act are kept away from committees and courts, and the members…
    Aziz Kamil Can

    Judicial scope of social media communication networks

    In parallel with technological developments, new crime types and and new protection mechanisms have emerged. Most important part of these developments was social media communication networks. Today, millions of people are connected to…
    Levent DERYA

    THE CLAIMS FOR DAMAGES FILED IN RELATION TO TERROR CRIMES

      For some time now, the press has been publishing news about some state institutions, filing compensation cases for physical damages occurred in their buildings, because of the July 15 events. While even…
    Barış Sağlar

    UNLAWFULNESS OF ONE-STYLE PRISON CLOTHING

      In Turkey, with the KHKs (governmental decrees) with No. 695 and 696 issued on 24 December 2017 as part of the procedures applied under OHAL (State of Emergency), it is ordered that…
    Aziz Kamil Can

    THE STATE OF ESPIONAGE

    It was the days when the only political “Party” of a country, having literally lost the “Justice” in its name, and focused only and solely on its own personal “Development”, has destroyed all…
    Aziz Kamil Can

    A CRIPPLED JUSTICE SYSTEM

    The Rule of Law Index for the year 2017 that is prepared by the World Justice Project (WJP) to evaluate judiciary systems of countries in the world, is released. Turkey’s score in “2017…
    Aziz Kamil Can

    CAN EFFECTIVE REMORSE PROVIDE INNOCENCE or IS IT AN INSTRUMENT OF ENTRAPMENT?

      The power holders, governing our country in recent years, are perpetrating an unlawfulness that can very rarely be seen on earth, while committing a genocide which outstrips even the witch-hunts of the…
    Burak Kahraman

    LIVES GONE TO SEED IN PRISON

     I do not want to be misunderstood. The ‘gone to seed’ in the title does not mean deteriorating,  perishing or ending. On the contrary, I allude to existence. I am talking about a…
    English

    DID THE TURKISH CONSTITUTIONAL COURT GAINED REDEMPTION WITH ITS ALTAN AND ŞAHİN DECREES?

      The General Assembly of the Turkish Constitutional Court (AYM) has gathered on 11 January 2018 and, finally, issued their verdict on individual applications of Mehmet Hasan Altan (with Application No. 2016/23672) and Şahin Alpay (with…
    English

    WHY DID ERDOGAN SUDDENLY MENTION UYAP?

      On 12 January 2018, on the date when the Turkish Constitutional Court issued its verdict decreeing that the rights of Mehmet Altan and Şahin Alpay have been violated due to their unlawful…
    English

    A BRAVEHEART: AHMET ALTAN

      A while ago, at the trial that includes also Altan brothers, three writers and three journalists have been sentenced to heavy life imprisonment; to re-phrase it with the description of the old…
    English

    THE FEAR OF INEFFICIENCY OF THE TURKISH CONSTITUTIONAL COURT

      The quote “Justice is the foundation of a ruling authority” is also rephrased as, “The basis of a state and order is justice”. You cannot show even one state or administrative order…

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    • Oct- 2018 -
      24 October
      Aziz Kamil Can

      HYPOCRISY OF TURKISH CONSTITUTIONAL COURT AND THE ECtHR

      As seen in most of the totalitarian regimes, Turkey has also been abondened to a one-man rule. Transformation to the current situation from a country which was the strongest candidate to the European Union (EU) a decade ago was not only due to the efforts of the politicians. On the way from the EU acquis alignment to dictatorship, legal system and law enforcement cadres were the main tool. Neither the…

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    • Sep- 2018 -
      16 September
      Aziz Kamil Can

      PASSPORT UNLAWFULNESS AND THE DESPERATES SAILING TO DEATH

      When many children lost their lives in the capsized boat tragedies in Aegean Sea, one of the pro-government pool media columnists criticized and accused the victims of the crackdown on the Gulen Movement. This columnist, ignorant of the realities in Turkey, is angry with the parents of these children who lost their lives on high seas, does not hesitate to insult their parents and asks them why they commit such…

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    • Jul- 2018 -
      8 July
      Weiser NİCHT

      Noah’s Pudding: Taste in the Unification of Differences

      Ashura: Democratic Social Order of the Foods When I thought the developments in the Middle East region, somehow Ashura (Noah’s Pudding) came to my mind. As is known, Ashura is well-known desert and a tradition in Anatolia and the Mesopotamia. Ashura has been celebrated since the Prophet Noah, folktale says. According to the story, when the ship went ashore after the flood, Noah brought together all food in the ship…

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    • 8 July
      Burak Kahraman

      Ultimate Aim, Knowledge and Willing in Armed Terrorist Organization

      Ultimate Aim Armed terrorist organization in terms of criminal law is regulated in the Article 314 of the Turkish Penal Code (TPC). According to this article, armed organizations are the organizations established “with the purpose of committing the offences listed in parts four and five of this chapter.” The offences referred in the article are the ones between TPC Article 302 and 316. Then, the organizations aiming to commit the…

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    • Jun- 2018 -
      18 June
      Weiser NİCHT

      BYLOCK: ENSLAVEMENT OF FREEDOMS IN TURKEY

      Since attempted coup in Turkey dated July 15, 2016, government and judicial institutions continue a relentless witch hunt against opposition. Number of dismissed officials from the public sector exceeded hundreds of thousands long ago. It is doubles or triples when include private sector. Prisons have occupancy well above their capacities. Number of children and babies stay in prison with their mother long pass thousands. At the same time, the government…

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    • 8 June
      Weiser NİCHT

      HUMAN RIGHTS AND SUPREME COURTS UNDER THE SHADOW OF PROCEDURAL PROVISIONS

      Rulings of the Supreme Courts inappropriate  A few days ago, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) declared the appeal of Selahattin Encu & others’ (Appeal No: 49976/16, dated 17/05/2018) for Roboski Massacre, which had paramount implications both politically and socially, inadmissible suggesting that domestic remedies had not been exhausted. The appeal was ruled to be inadmissible on procedural grounds, without even being reviewed. Turkish Constitutional Court had found the…

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    • 4 June
      Aziz Kamil Can

      PERCEPTION MANAGEMENT CAMPAIGN /PROPAGANDA OF (TURKISH PRO-GOVERNMENT) MEDIA ABOUT THE ECHR RULINGS

      Nowadays, in Turkey where every kind of human rights violation is observed,  the pro-government media, known as “Havuz Medyasi” in Turkish, literally “the pool media”, has been undertaking a well-organized campaign of perception management (to manipulate public opinion) about the rulings of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) on the appeals made to the ECHR (by the Turkish nationals whose rights have been violated by the government) There might…

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    • May- 2018 -
      30 May
      Cem Aydın

      Disproportionate Decisions of Intemperate Judges

      Every profession has an artistic value. Art is all methods describing and expressing an emotion, a design, a beauty or similar things. A member of a profession proves his/her success and competence through the methods s/he uses. We evaluate an artist through the painting s/he does and a surgeon through the operation s/he performs. His/her performance of applying the specific principles of their occupation determines his/her accomplishment. The profession of…

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    • 17 May
      Burak Kahraman

      BEING A WOMAN OR A CHILD IN PRISON

      The July 15 coup attempt remains shrouded in mystery. High-ranking political, military and intelligence officials who should be held accountable for the act are kept away from committees and courts, and the members of the junta still remain unidentified, despite the fact that two years have now passed. However, more than 17, 000 women, children and students along with more than a thousand babies have been placed in prisons and…

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    • 11 May
      Aziz Kamil Can

      Judicial scope of social media communication networks

      In parallel with technological developments, new crime types and and new protection mechanisms have emerged. Most important part of these developments was social media communication networks. Today, millions of people are connected to each other through tens of communication lines, like Facebook, Whatsapp, Messenger, Twitter, Google, Viber, Signal, Instagram, etc. In order to protect personal data and conversations stored in such mega communication lines, national and international solutions have been…

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    • Apr- 2018 -
      26 April
      Levent DERYA

      THE CLAIMS FOR DAMAGES FILED IN RELATION TO TERROR CRIMES

        For some time now, the press has been publishing news about some state institutions, filing compensation cases for physical damages occurred in their buildings, because of the July 15 events. While even the veil of mystery has not been lifted from over the events on that day, and who started the events, who upheld them, and who stopped them are not yet clear, what is this hurry to claim…

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    • 26 April
      Barış Sağlar

      UNLAWFULNESS OF ONE-STYLE PRISON CLOTHING

        In Turkey, with the KHKs (governmental decrees) with No. 695 and 696 issued on 24 December 2017 as part of the procedures applied under OHAL (State of Emergency), it is ordered that some of the accused persons who are detained in prisons will have to attend court hearings wearing orange and grey coloured jump suits (1). President Erdogan tried to justify this regulation by saying that a similar procedure…

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    • 21 April
      Aziz Kamil Can

      THE STATE OF ESPIONAGE

      It was the days when the only political “Party” of a country, having literally lost the “Justice” in its name, and focused only and solely on its own personal “Development”, has destroyed all the gains of a hundred year old democracy and managed to transform the country called Turkey, into a “Country of Espionage”. This version of administration was inspired from a neighbouring country called Syria, which was once loved,…

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    • 21 April
      Aziz Kamil Can

      A CRIPPLED JUSTICE SYSTEM

      The Rule of Law Index for the year 2017 that is prepared by the World Justice Project (WJP) to evaluate judiciary systems of countries in the world, is released. Turkey’s score in “2017 Rule of Law Index” has dropped two levels down and ranked 101st among the 113 countries. In the index, which categorises the countries according to their geographical location, Turkey ranked last among the 13 countries in the…

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    • 15 April
      Aziz Kamil Can

      CAN EFFECTIVE REMORSE PROVIDE INNOCENCE or IS IT AN INSTRUMENT OF ENTRAPMENT?

        The power holders, governing our country in recent years, are perpetrating an unlawfulness that can very rarely be seen on earth, while committing a genocide which outstrips even the witch-hunts of the Inquisition tribunals or the İstiklal Courts of the 1960 military coup in Turkey. Inquisition was a court system of the Roman Catholic Church that used to severely interrogate individuals to discover, and suppress, unorthodox beliefs and opinions.…

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    • 14 April
      Burak Kahraman

      LIVES GONE TO SEED IN PRISON

       I do not want to be misunderstood. The ‘gone to seed’ in the title does not mean deteriorating,  perishing or ending. On the contrary, I allude to existence. I am talking about a seed in the heart of the earth blossoming into life. It seemingly disappears yet springs back from the bosom of Mother Nature multiplied a hundred times. If you are innocent, if you scream in pain, if you…

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    • 9 April
      English

      DID THE TURKISH CONSTITUTIONAL COURT GAINED REDEMPTION WITH ITS ALTAN AND ŞAHİN DECREES?

        The General Assembly of the Turkish Constitutional Court (AYM) has gathered on 11 January 2018 and, finally, issued their verdict on individual applications of Mehmet Hasan Altan (with Application No. 2016/23672) and Şahin Alpay (with Application No. 2016/16092). I say “finally”, because “justice delayed is justice denied”. Although we are pleased about the decisions for these applicants, we know that the AYM has been remaining indifferent for the applications of hundreds of…

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    • 9 April
      English

      WHY DID ERDOGAN SUDDENLY MENTION UYAP?

        On 12 January 2018, on the date when the Turkish Constitutional Court issued its verdict decreeing that the rights of Mehmet Altan and Şahin Alpay have been violated due to their unlawful detention, while the related lower level Criminal Court “nullified” this verdict by not obeying it, Erdogan was putting a new issue he detected to the agenda while giving a lesson of justice (!) at the “Council of…

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    • 9 April
      English

      A BRAVEHEART: AHMET ALTAN

        A while ago, at the trial that includes also Altan brothers, three writers and three journalists have been sentenced to heavy life imprisonment; to re-phrase it with the description of the old law: capital punishment! This punishment is given for them to be involved in the July 15 military coup attempt. Being the heaviest sentence that can be given according to the Turkish laws, this punishment is described as…

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    • 9 April
      English

      THE FEAR OF INEFFICIENCY OF THE TURKISH CONSTITUTIONAL COURT

        The quote “Justice is the foundation of a ruling authority” is also rephrased as, “The basis of a state and order is justice”. You cannot show even one state or administrative order in history that deviated from justice, committed atrocity to its people, but managed to remain in power. Today, too, we cannot show even one state that is acting unlawfully toward its people and is not troubled with…

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