Prosecution

Prosecutor’s Office dismisses prosecution into alleged members of ‘Selam Terrorist Organization’

The Ankara Chief Public Prosecutor’s Office has dismissed a prosecution into suspects who were alleged members of “Selam Jerusalem Terrorist Organization,” which was mentioned in an eavesdropping case, saying there was not enough evidence to open a public case.

Pre-Trial Proceedings Launched into Deaths Caused by Floods in Varna

A team of investigating police officers has opened pre-trial proceedings into the cause and circumstances of the death of at least ten people in the floods in Varna.

The pre-trial proceedings are supervised by a prosecutor from the district prosecutor's office in Varna, according to Radoslav Lazarov, spokesperson for the local prosecuting authority, as cited by dnevnik.bg.

Notorious Sofia City Prosecutor Roman Vasilev Calls It Quits

Roman Vasilev, Former Deputy Sofia City Prosecutor and current prosecutor at the Specialized Prosecutor's Office of Appeals is leaving the judicial system, Thursday.

The Supreme Judicial Court is expected to put Vasilev's resignation to the vote today, Bulgaria's Telegraph Agency reports.

Golden Dawn depositions continue with ejected MP

The two prosecutors investigating the Neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party in order to determine whether it constitutes a criminal organization are pushing ahead with the depositions of members of the party as the expiration of the 18-month period of their pre-trial custody is set to expire and they may have to be released.

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.

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