The Turkish government is to pay applicant Derman € 43,000 in compensation due to ill-treatment in police custody, the European Court of Human Rights decreed. Applicant İçen will receive a compensation of € 15,000 because she was tried as a civilian at a military court.
Turkish applicant Emrullah Derman won his case before the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) regarding allegations that “he had been beaten, blindfolded, stripped naked, hosed with water and subjected to falaka (beating on the soles of the feet) when held in police custody”.
Additionally, civil servant Mualla Gökçe İçen sued out a compensation at the international court because she was tried and convicted at a military court while she was employed by the Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) as a civil servant. Continue reading