ISTANBUL (Reuters) - The European Court of Human Rights called on Tuesday for the immediate release of Turkish businessman and activist Osman Kavala, saying there was a lack of reasonable suspicion that
Kavala denied the accusations. Human rights groups said the charge against him, which carries the potential for a life prison sentence, was baseless and aimed at silencing civil society activists. Ruling
Europe’s top human rights court has ordered Turkey to release a prominent businessman from prison in a landmark ruling that accuses president Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s government of seeking to “silence” critics.