Tag: Osman Kavala

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Turkey pulls back from expelling 10 ambassadors over comments on Osman Kavala case

A major diplomatic crisis involving the ambassadors of ten countries in Ankara has been averted. The ambassadors had been threatened with expulsion from Turkey after making a critical statement about jailed businessman and philanthropist Osman Kavala. Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan had declared the ambassadors of Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, the Netherlands, New Zealand, […]

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Philanthropist Osman Kavala has spent over 1,000 days in detention in Turkey

Amnesty International, the US State Department, and Nacho Sánchez Amor, the European Parliament’s Rapporteur on Turkey, led the international calls for the immediate release of Osman Kavala. The Turkish businessman has been held in jail since November 2017 despite not being convicted of any crime. A crescendo of calls for Mr Kavala’s freedom came on […]