Tag: Osman Kavala

Turkish court delivers surprise acquittal in landmark Gezi trial

Applause erupted in the courtroom and some people cried in disbelief when the decision was announced. A guilty verdict had been widely expected in the case, widely regarded as a test of justice in Turkey.

Nicholas Zammit given final farewell; “a saint in heaven”

During his homily, Fr Mario Said described Nicholas as an intelligent child who used to bring joy to those around him

Turkey keeps businessman in jail despite European court release call

Kavala, who faces life in jail if convicted, denies the allegations. Fifteen other defendants are on trial along with Kavala, who is currently the only one in jail. Their trial was adjourned until Jan. 28.