The Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) Chair Devlet Bahçeli has asked the Supreme Court of Appeals' Chief Public Prosecutor's Office to file a closure case against the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP), based on the indictment of the Oct. 6-8 Kobane protests accepted by the Ankara 22nd Heavy Penal Court.
Discussions are being held with representatives of the civil society, included, regarding the issue of demolishing the walls around the Parliament Palace, Senate President Anca Dragu told an interview for AGERPRES. According to Anca Dragu, this is a larger 'opening up' project, which goes 'beyond the physicality of the wall's demolition'.
Nasim Haradinaj in court at a previous hearing. Photo: Kosovo Specialist Chambers/Screenshot.
The plea was entered in accordance with court's regulations after Haradinaj did not appear in court.
Haradinaj's lawyer told the court that his client did not want to take part in the hearing "as a protest about the way he has been treated".
The Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals in The Hague has turned down a request for early release from Dragoljub Kunarac, the wartime leader of a Bosnian Serb Army reconnaissance unit, who was jailed by the UN court for multiple rape and the enslavement of two women in the Foca area during the Bosnian conflict.
A British judge has rejected the United States' request to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to face espionage charges, saying it would be "oppressive" because of his mental health.
District Judge Vanessa Baraitser ruled that extradition would be "oppressive" because of Assange's mental health.