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Osman Kavala

10 Nov
Turkish culture patron and human rights activist Osman Kavala, imprisoned in Turkey these past five years, has been awarded the ifa culture prize from Germany — a political signal.
2 May
Germany has harshly condemned a Turkish court's decision to hand prominent philanthropist Osman Kavala a life sentence. Turkey has accused Berlin of interfering in its domestic affairs.
26 Feb
A Turkish court has ordered that activist Osman Kavala must stay in jail, where he has been for four years without conviction. He is being held on an espionage charge widely seen as fabricated.
5 Feb
Turkish rights activist Osman Kavala has been jailed for over four years for alleged involvement in the 2016 coup plot, although he has not been convicted of any crime. European rights bodies have demanded his release.
18 Jan
Turkish rights activist Osman Kavala has been jailed for over four years for alleged involvement in the 2016 coup plot, although he has not been convicted of any crime. European rights bodies have demanded his release.
6 Dec 2021
The European rights body has said it will launch disciplinary action over Turkey's repeated refusal to comply with a 2019 ruling to release jailed activist Osman Kavala by the European Court of Human Rights.
13 Feb 2021
Osman Kavala has been imprisoned for more than three years. He will soon face trial on charges of attempting to overthrow the government and espionage.
21 Dec 2020
Jailed Turkish philanthropist Osman Kavala is on trial for charges connected with a failed 2016 coup. His yearslong imprisonment without a conviction has been condemned by rights groups across the world.
29 Jul 2020
Civil society groups worldwide are calling on Turkey to release prominent Turkish philanthropist and businessman Osman Kavala who has spent 1,000 days in jail without ever being convicted of a crime.

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