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    Disk and Kesk v. Turkey, Application No. 38676/08

    September 2, 2019

    SECOND SECTION CASE OF DİSK AND KESK v. TURKEY (Application no. 38676/08 ) JUDGMENT STRASBOURG 27 November 2012 FINAL 29/04/2013 This judgment has become final […]

    Gül and Others v. Turkey, Application No. 4870/02

    September 2, 2019

    SECOND SECTION CASE OF GÜL AND OTHERS v. TURKEY (Application no. 4870/02) JUDGMENT STRASBOURG 8 June 2010 FINAL 08/09 /2010 This judgment has become final […]

    Handbook on Registering a Civil Society Organisation

    October 1, 2018

    This handbook - published by the European Center for Not-for-Profit Law in partnership with ICNL, Dentons and DLA Piper - provides comparative information on incorporation and operation in 10 selected countries in Europe and Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region: Belgium, Czechia, Estonia, Georgia, Germany, Ireland, Lebanon, Sweden, Tunisia and Turkey.

    Turkey

    July 19, 2018

    Civil society organizations (CSOs) are at the heart of Turkey’s democratization process. Over the past two decades, the not-for-profit sector in Turkey has grown in size and played a significant role in providing services and contributing to the democratization of the country.

    Globalization Without a Safety Net

    January 16, 2018

    In this article in the Minnesota Law Review, Lloyd H. Mayer explores restrictions on cross-border funding of nonprofits and the possibility of using international investment treaties to protect such funding.

    Monitoring Matrix on the Enabling Environment for Civil Society Development

    July 1, 2017

    This tool measures the health of the legal, regulatory, and financial environment in which civil society organizations in the Western Balkans and Turkey operate.

    Shackled Freedoms: What Space for Civil Society in the EuroMed?

    April 30, 2016

    This report follows the seminar about “Combatting the shrinking of civil society space”, organized by EuroMed Rights, 22-24 April 2016, in Brussels.

    OSCE Human Rights Handbook on Policing Assemblies

    March 11, 2016

    This handbook by the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) aims to provide guidance for the police in facilitating the right to assemble peacefully.

    Freedom of Peaceful Assembly in Europe

    January 27, 2016

    Published in 2016, this book-length publication examines 11 countries - both within Europe and elsewhere - and provides comparative perspective on regulation of freedom of assembly in Europe.

    How to Prevent Inappropriate Restrictions on NGO Activities in Europe?

    January 8, 2016

    In this report from January 2016, the Council of Europe’s Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights examines the situation of civil society in four countries: the Russian Federation, Azerbaijan, Turkey and Hungary.

    CSO-Government Cooperation: Libyans Learn from the Turkish Experience

    March 3, 2015

    Last week in Istanbul, Turkey, ICNL and the Network of Democrats in the Arab World (NDAW) held a study mission for Libyan civil society and government officials.

    The Politics of Protest

    January 27, 2015

    This 2015 policy paper by Daniel Smilov analyzes popular sovereignty and protests in Bulgaria, Russia, Spain, Turkey and Ukraine, along with 10 major policy implications of these protests.

    Voices in the Streets

    January 1, 2015

    This report from Freedom House analyzes instances of mass social protests in 12 countries in order to identify best practices in promoting and protecting the right to peaceful assembly.

    Freedom of Assembly in Turkey

    January 1, 2015

    The constitutional guarantee of freedom of assembly is supplemented by a wide range of secondary legislation in Turkey.

    Report on the Monitoring of Freedom of Peaceful Assembly in Selected OSCE Participating States (May 2013 – July 2014)

    December 17, 2014

    This report presents the findings of the monitoring of public events undertaken by the Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) in selected OSCE participating States between May 2013 and July 2014.

    Turkey’s Human Right Rollback – Recommendations for Reform

    September 29, 2014

    This Human Rights Watch report outlines the rollback of human rights and rule of law in Turkey, linked to the 2013 mass anti-government protests.

    Council of Europe Guide to Human Rights for Internet Users

    April 16, 2014

    The Internet has radically transformed the way we access information and communicate - creating new opportunities for strengthening democracy.

    The Right to Freedom of Assembly in the Euro-Mediterranean Region

    November 26, 2013

    This 2013 study by the Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Network examines the legislative framework that enshrines the right to assembly in 13 different countries in the Euro-Mediterranean region and the EU: Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, Spain, and the United Kingdom.

    Civil Society Monitoring Report

    August 20, 2013

    Civil SoCiety Monitoring report 2012 Bankalar Cad. Minerva Han No: 2 Kat: 5 34420 Karaköy-İstanbul t: 0212 243 83 07 • F: 0212 243 83 […]

    Barriers to Freedom of Association in Turkey

    August 10, 2013

    Barriers To Freedom Of Association Of Associations In Turkey Executive Summary Of Findings Of The Preparation Of Methodology For The Monitoring Of Freedom Of Association […]

    Turkey Progress Report

    August 9, 2013

    EN EN EUROPEAN COMMISSION Brussels, 10.10.2012 SWD(2012) 336 final COMMISSION STAFF WORKING DOCUMENT TURKEY 2012 PROGRESS REPORT accompanying the document COMMUNICATION FROM THE COMMISSION TO […]

    Law on Misdemeanors

    August 9, 2013

    9337 KABAHATLER KANUNU Kanun Numarası : 5326 Kabul Tarihi : 30/3/2005 Yayımlandığı R.Gazete : Tarih: 31/3/2005 Sayı : 25772 (M.) Yayımlandığı Düstur : Tertip : […]

    Country Report: Turkey

    August 9, 2013

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    The Prevention of Terrorism Act

    August 9, 2013

    ANTI-TERROR LAW [TERRORLAW] Act No. 3713: LAW TO FIGHT TERRORISM [Published in the Official Gazette on 12 April 1991] PART ONE Definition of Terrorism and […]

    Law on the Duties and Discretion of the Police

    August 9, 2013

    POLİS VAZ İFE VE SALAH İYET KANUNU (1)(2) Kanun Numaras ı : 2559 Kabul Tarihi : 4/7/1934 Yayımland ığ ı R. Gazete : Tarih : […]

    The Regulation on the Implementation of Law on Meetings and Demonstrations

    August 9, 2013

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    Law on Meetings and Demonstrations

    August 9, 2013

    6021 TOPLANTI VE GÖSTERİ YÜRÜYÜŞLERİ KANUNU Kanun Numarası : 2911 Kabul Tarihi : 6/10/1983 Yayımlandığı R Gazete : Tarih : 8/10/1983 Sayı : 18185 Yayımlandığı […]

    Constitution

    August 9, 2013

    Title Constitution of the Republic of Turkey Publisher National Legislative Bodies Country Turkey Publication Date 7 November 1982 Reference TUR-010 Cite as Constitution of the […]

    Law on Collection of Aid

    August 9, 2013

    LAW ON COLLECTION OF AID Law No : 2860 Date of Enactment : June 23, 1983 Official Gazette : Date: June 25, 1983 Number: 18088 […]

    Law on Collection of Aid

    July 25, 2013

    LAW ON COLLECTION OF AID Law No : 2860 Date of Enactment : June 23, 1983 Official Gazette : Date: June 25, 1983 Number: 18088 […]

    Law on Associations and Foundations

    July 25, 2013

    LAW ON ASSOCIATIONS AND FOUNDATIONS’ RELATIONS WITH PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS AND AUTHORITIES Law No : 5072 Date of Enactment : January 22, 2004 Official Gazette : […]

    New Opportunities for Cooperation in Designing and Delivering International Aid

    February 8, 2013

    Summary: Turkey’s rapid economic growth has earned it a place among the world’s leading emerging markets. Turkey has also expanded its geopolitical influence through participation […]

    New Opportunities for Cooperation in Designing and Delivering International Aid by Filiz Bikmen

    February 6, 2013

    Turkey’s rapid economic growth has earned it a place among the world’s leading emerging markets.

    Keeping Up the Momentum

    January 13, 2013

    This publication, written by the European Center for Not-for-Profit Law, is the first regional report on the state of cooperation between civil society organizations and public institutions in the countries of the Western Balkans and Turkey.

    Report on the Monitoring of Freedom of Peaceful Assembly in Selected OSCE Participating States (May 2011–June 2012)

    November 9, 2012

    This report presents the findings of the monitoring of public events undertaken by the Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) in selected OSCE participating States between May 2011 and June 2012.

    Case of Democracy and Change Party and Others v. Turkey

    February 2, 2012

    2/2/12 4:31 PM ECHR Portal HTML View Page 1 of 7 http://cmiskp.echr.coe.int/tkp197/view.asp?item=2&portal=hbkm&action=html&highlight=39210/98&sessionid=85880030&skin=hudoc-en QUATRIÈME SECTION AFFAIRE PARTI DE LA DÉMOCRATIE ET DE L’ÉVOLUTION ET AUTRES c. […]

    Case of IPSD and Others v. Turkey

    February 2, 2012

    2/2/12 2:35 PM ECHR Portal HTML View Page 1 of 9 http://cmiskp.echr.coe.int/tkp197/view.asp?item=2&portal=hbkm&action=html&highlight=35832/97&sessionid=85877752&skin=hudoc-en QUATRIÈME SECTION AFFAIRE IPSD ET AUTRES c. TURQUIE (Requête n o 35832/97) ARRÊT […]

    Exploring Transparency and Accountability

    December 14, 2011

    With the strings tightening on government purses across Europe and the role and influence of non-profit organisations growing, a number of questions have been raised concerning the legitimacy of foundations in particular and whether existing public regulation and self-regulatory frameworks are enough to ensure that the sector is open and held accountable.

    Law 5253 on Associations

    December 1, 2011

    This document has been provided by the International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL). ICNL is the leading source for information on th e legal environment […]

    Law 5253 on Associations

    December 1, 2011

    This document has been provided by the International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL). ICNL is the leading source for information on th e legal environment […]

    Comparative Report on Associations Law Provisions

    December 1, 2011

    This document has been provided by the International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL). ICNL is the leading source for information on th e legal environment […]

    Comparative Report on Foundations Law Provisions

    December 1, 2011

    This document has been provided by the International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL). ICNL is the leading source for information on th e legal environment […]

    Comparative Report on Public Benefit Laws

    December 1, 2011

    This document has been provided by the International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL). ICNL is the leading source for information on th e legal environment […]

    Comparative Report on Foundations Law Provisions

    December 1, 2011

    This document has been provided by the International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL). ICNL is the leading source for information on th e legal environment […]

    OSCE Handbook on Monitoring Freedom of Peaceful Assembly

    February 25, 2011

    This handbook was produced by the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) as a guide for civil society organizations that might initiate independent monitoring of peaceful assemblies in their own country.

    OSCE Guidelines on Freedom of Peaceful Assembly

    October 25, 2010

    These guidelines by the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) offer a practical toolkit for legislators and practitioners responsible for implementing laws by drawing on good-practice examples from national legislations in European and OSCE participating States and the case-law of the European Court of Human Rights to illustrate the various legislative options used to regulate issues pertaining to the freedom of assembly.

    National Funds to Support Civil Society Organizations

    January 30, 2010

    This paper explores the key strategic and operational questions that arise during the development of funds and foundations that support civil society organizations (CSOs).

    A Move in the Right Direction, But Not the Destination: Turkey’s New Foundations Law

    June 1, 2008

    The International Journal of Not-for-Profit Law Volume 10, Issue 3, June 2008 Filiz Bikmen 1 I. INTRODUCTION On February 20, 2008, the Turkish Assembly ratified […]

    Turkish Grand National Assembly Approves New Law on Foundations

    December 1, 2006

    The International Journal of Not-for-Profit Law Volume 9, Issue 1, December 2006 TÜSEV1 The wave of democratic reforms in Turkey continues with Turkish Parliament approval […]

    Progress on Civil Society Legislation in Turkey

    February 1, 2005

    The International Journal of Not-for-Profit Law Volume 7, Issue 2, February 2005 By Filiz Bikmen* With the adoption in recent months of a new Law […]

    Law Reform Reports on Turkey Released

    October 13, 2004

    The International Center for Not-for-Profit Law provided technical assistance to TUSEV’s Comparative Reports Project, an initiative of TUSEV’s NGO Law Reform Programme.

    Refah Partisi (The Welfare Party) and Others v. Turkey

    September 1, 2003

    The International Journal of Not-for-Profit Law Volume 6, Issue 1, September 2003 Christian Moe* I. Introduction In 1998, the Turkish Constitutional Court dissolved the Refah […]

    Case Notes: Western Europe

    September 1, 2001

    The International Journal of Not-for-Profit Law Volume 4, Issue 1, September 2001 The Netherlands The Hoge Raad der Nederlanden (Supreme Court of the Netherlands) has […]

    Country Reports: Western Europe

    September 1, 2001

    The International Journal of Not-for-Profit Law Volume 4, Issue 1, September 2001 Austria The Role of Foundations in Civil Society – But Not in Austria […]

    Country Reports: Western Europe

    September 1, 2000

      The International Journal of Not-for-Profit Law Volume 3, Issue 1, September 2000 Regional European Foundation Centre AGA and Conference 2000 By Richard Fries Breaking […]

    Case Notes: European Court Cases

    December 1, 1999

    The International Journal of Not-for-Profit Law Volume 2, Issue 2, December 1999 European Court of Human Rights (Turkey) Dissolution of Turkish Political Party Held to […]

    Country Reports: Western Europe

    December 1, 1999

    The International Journal of Not-for-Profit Law Volume 2, Issue 2, December 1999 France Tax Legislation The French Ministry of Finance is undertaking some serious rethinking […]

    Country Reports: Western Europe

    December 1, 1998

    The International Journal of Not-for-Profit Law Volume 1, Issue 2, December 1998 Regional European Union On 13 March 1998 the European Commission decided formally to […]

    European Court of Human Rights Holds Right to Form Associations is Fundamental Human Right

    September 1, 1998

    The International Journal of Not-for-Profit Law Volume 1, Issue 1, September 1998 Freedom of association has been recognized as an international right for 50 years […]