Constitutional Court rejects request to release Kurdish politician Aysel Tuğluk
The Constitutional Court rejected the request to release Kurdish politician Aysel Tuğluk, who suffers from dementia, and to impose an injunction.
The Constitutional Court (AYM) has made an interim decision regarding the application for the postponement of the execution and release of Kurdish politician Aysel Tuğluk, who suffers from dementia, and who is in Kandıra No. 1 F Type High Security Closed Prison.
Tuğluk's request to postpone the execution of her sentence and to be released was rejected.
The Constitutional Court imposed an injunction “to take the necessary measures to protect the life, material and moral integrity of the applicant, to continue the treatment of the applicant within the scope of the injunction, as well as to ensure that she is regularly examined in the neurology and psychiatry polyclinics. To evaluate whether the execution of the sentence should be postponed and the applicant released at certain intervals according to the course of her illness and its progress, and to inform the Constitutional Court of the Constitutional Court without delay, considering that the applicant is still being held in the Kocaeli No. 1 F Type Closed Penitentiary Institution.”