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Beating Turkey in court

A week after the European Court of Human Rights ruled for Turkey to pay over €14 million to a Greek heir in an Istanbul inheritance case, Ankara’s property woes continued yesterday in Strasbourg..

That is where the Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers examined Ankara’s refusal to pay awarded damages by the ECHR with regard to 33 property cases in Turkish-held northern Cyprus.

And even though justice is a slow process, Nicosia-based lawyer Achilleas Demetriades, who won the Greek case and represents a number of Cypriot applicants, believes the end is near for Turkey’s ‘a la carte’ approach to human rights…

Source: Beating Turkey in court – InCyprus

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