Osman Kavala

Turkey Detains Dozens in Gezi Park Trial Protest

Defying police intervention, thousands of protesters on Tuesday took to the streets of Istanbul to condemn a Turkish court's decision to jail for life philanthropist and human rights advocate Osman Kavala and others for their roles in the Gezi Park Protests in 2013, which the court insisted was a coup attempt.

Justice minister condemns countries 'interfering in Turkey’s Kavala ruling'

Justice Minister Bekir Bozdağ reacted on April 26 against the statements from abroad regarding a local court's ruling on businessman Osman Kavala decision, stressing that other countries have no right to interfere in Turkey's internal affairs.

"Let them mind their own business. It is not for the U.S. or Germany to interfere in Turkey's internal affairs," Bozdağ told reporters.