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Turkish human rights lawyer Eren Keskin has been sentenced to more than six years' imprisonment for terror offences. Ms Keskin, who co-chairs the Ankara-based NGO the Human Rights Association (İHD), was one of four defendants in a case concerning Özgür Gündem, a daily newspaper which

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A judge in Turkey who criticised a female lawyer over the length of her skirt has been suspended, The Independent reports. Mehmet Yoylu complained that lawyer Tugce Cetin’s skirt was higher than the regulated 15cm above the knees and wanted to refer her to the bar association.

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