20 September 2019

The Constitutional Court: Imposition of a broadcast ban based on Article 3(2) of the Press Code violates the principle of legality

In a unanimous decision dated July 11, 2019, (O.G. September 17, 2019) the Turkish Constitutional Court held that a broadcast ban on news relating to the investigation carried out by the Turkish Grand National Assembly on four former cabinet ministers in the wake of the December 17-25 corruption probes constituted a violation Articles 26 and 28 of the Turkish Constitution […]