Over 500 jailed Turkish judges and prosecutors have applied to have cases heard at Europe's top rights court after their alleged involvement in the July 2016 coup attempt against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, which the Ankara government blames on US-based opposition cleric Fethullah Gulen.
A court in Turkey has handed down aggravated life sentences to dozens of former soldiers on charges of involvement in the July 2016 coup attempt against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, which the Ankara government blames on US-based opposition cleric Fethullah Gulen.
Boris Johnson, the favorite to replace Theresa May as British prime minister, must appear in court over allegations he lied about Brexit by stating Britain would be 350 million pounds a week better off outside the EU, a judge ruled on Wednesday.
Bahrain’s supreme court of appeal has upheld a five-year prison sentence for an imprisoned female anti-regime activist as the ruling Al Khalifah regime continues its heavy clampdown on political dissidents and pro-democracy activists in the tiny Persian Gulf kingdom.
Sweden reopened an investigation into a rape allegation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Monday and will seek to extradite him from Britain, a potential setback to efforts by the US to put him on trial over a huge release of secret documents.
A court in Bahrain has rejected a motion filed by lawyers of prominent opposition figure and pro-democracy campaigner Nabeel Rajab, which asked for an alternative punishment to the jail term he is currently serving.