NEWS CENTER - The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has given a verdict of right violation for businessperson Osman Kavala, who was detained on October 18, 2017 and has been arrested since November 1, 2017.
The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has announced its judgement on Osman Kavala, who was detained on October 18, 2017 and has been behind bars for the last 769 days as part of Gezi trial.
The ECtHR has concluded that the European Convention on Human Rights has been violated on the grounds that Kavala was arrested without any reasonable suspicion and with political motives and that the Constitutional Court did not examine his application within a reasonable period of time.
The Court has concluded that the Articles 5/1 and 5/4 and Article 18 of the European Convention on Human Rights have been violated and ruled that Kavala shall be released from prison immediately. The verdict has emphasized that the arrest of Kavala is a right violation.