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Text by HÜRRIYET DAILY NEWS

Latest update : 2013-07-17

The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that Turkey should revise legislation outlining the use of tear gas grenades to better prevent the risk of death or injury.

Turkey should readjust its legal framework regarding the use of tear gas grenades to prevent further risk of death and injury, according to a European Court of Human Rights decision.

The decision came yesterday as a result of the chamber’s session on the case of Abdullah Yaşa, who had applied to the European court over his injuries caused by a tear gas grenade during a police intervention in 2006. The court ruled in favor of Yaşa, finding Turkey in violation of the article related to the prohibition of torture and inhuman or degrading treatment.

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Date created : 2013-07-17

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