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Police officer who injured Gezi protester in eye to be searched for until 2028

Prosecutors have ordered that a police officer who injured a protester during last year’s Gezi demonstrations in Ankara be searched for until 2028, the time limit of the statute of limitations for the crime.

Mustafa Namlı sustained permanent damage to his left-eye after being hit by a police tear gas canister during protests on June 1, 2013, in Ankara’s Kızılay Square.

Serbian Judiciary Still Influenced by Govt, Survey Shows

Serbia's justice system is still influenced by the executive, while many judges and prosecutors believe it does not make decisions independently, a survey by the Nis-based NGO Center for Human Rights shows.

When asked whether they believe that they were independent of parliament, 75 per cent of the prosecutors answered that they were not, as did 17 per cent of the judges.

Petar Belchev Elected Head of Sofia Regional Prosecutor's Office

The Supreme Judicial Council (VSS) has elected Petar Belchev as the new administrative director of the Sofia Regional Prosecutor's Office.

Belchev was backed by 17 votes, with one vote against, and five abstentions.

The other candidate, Asen Hristov, prosecutor at the Sofia Regional Prosecutor's Office, was backed by one VSS member, with six votes against and 16 abstentions.

2 Candidates Vie for Head of Sofia Regional Prosecutor's Office

The Supreme Judicial Council (VSS) will elect Thursday a new head of the Sofia Regional Prosecutor's Office, the biggest and the busiest unit of the prosecution.

The VSS panel will pick one of the two candidates, Petar Belchev, currently deputy head of the Sofia Regional Prosecutor's Office, and Asen Hristov, prosecutor at the Sofia Regional Prosecutor's Office.

Police to investigate EPS

BELGRADE - The Organized Crime Prosecutor's Office issued an official order for the police to look into the allegations from the report of the Anti-Corruption Council on substantial discrepancies in the quantities of electricity imported and exported by the public company EPS from 2010 to 2012.

Selakovic: Police reform - imperative for any future gov't

KOPAONIK - Serbia's Outgoing Minister of Justice and Public Administration Nikola Selakovic has said that new authorities will adopt an action plan and measures for strengthening the criminal justice system by autumn.

Opening a conference titled "Criminal Law Reform", Selakovic said at Mt. Kopaonik on Thursday evening that the system comprises prosecutors, judges and police.

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