Turkish civil society leaders on trial over 2013 protests

World / Crime & Legal Jun 24, 2019

Turkish civil society leaders on trial over 2013 protests

Sixteen leading Turkish civil society leaders appeared in court Monday, accused of seeking to overthrow the government during the "Gezi Park" protests of 2013, in a trial dubbed an absurd sham by critics. The group includes renowned businessman and philanthropist Osman Kavala, whose detention since ...